15 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays

Ahhh, the holiday season is upon us. Thanksgiving has already come and gone, and Christmas is right around the corner! As with many, our family enjoys the food that we are sure to feast on during these times. Turkey, ham, dressing, casseroles, dessert…oh, and the list goes on. I would like to tell you that…… Continue reading 15 Tips to Avoid Weight Gain During the Holidays


One Pan Chicken & Veggies

I hope everyone has had a good week. For my fellow 9-5er’s, welcome to the weekend! This past week has been busy here for us. Work has become busier, which is a great thing. We also celebrated the Fourth of July this week. That basically meant food, fireworks, family, and loads of fun. It was…… Continue reading One Pan Chicken & Veggies


Cutting Out “Clean”

Unless you have been playing Patrick for the last half-decade and been sleeping under a rock, you’ve heard the term “clean eating”. It is literally everywhere, basically taking to be its own new diet or lifestyle trend. But I have a problem with the utilization of the term clean, and what comes to mind when…… Continue reading Cutting Out “Clean”


12 Choices For Healthy Snacking

I mentioned before how I am a big fan of snacking. Unfortunately, the desire of randomly satiating different craving during the day also contributed to weight gain.  Now, snacking in itself is not a bad thing. We know it is more beneficial for your body to eat 5-6 balanced, small meals during the day. I…… Continue reading 12 Choices For Healthy Snacking


Eating Meaningfully

Meaningless eating is a tough habit to break. I know that it has been quite a challenge for myself, and I am sure it is for others as well. I can be a compulsive eater. I’m hungry, I eat. I’m bored, I eat. I’m upset, I eat. I’m stressed, I eat. I think you get the idea.…… Continue reading Eating Meaningfully