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My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

My Money Story: Can I have a do-over??

I know what you’re thinking – why would a food-focused blog talk about confronting your financial issues? I’m so glad you asked 😉 Diet Confessionals is about so much more than your relationship with food. It’s about living your best life and not restricting yourself in…

Know Your Worth – Journey Kan

Know Your Worth – Journey Kan

There aren’t many people that can convince you to get up at 4:30 in the morning. There are even fewer people that can convince you to do so to workout. Journey is one of those people. I first met Journey a few years ago when…

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Why Should You Buy Natural Peanut Butter??

Maybe it’s wishful thinking or maybe I’m selectively reading articles that confirm my belief, but when I think about peanut butter – which I do, often – I think of it as a protein source. Which likely makes me feel better about how much of…

Healthier No Bake Cookies

Healthier No Bake Cookies

Confession: I was nervous to develop this recipe. The original recipe I got from my friend is sooo good that every time I’ve made them in the past I ate half the mixture before I could even form it into balls. However, with everything I’ve learned about…

I’m a Peanut Butter Snob: Here’s Why

I’m a Peanut Butter Snob: Here’s Why

I inhaled half a jar of peanut butter last night and, no, it wasn’t the natural kind. It started with watching TV while eating dinner and was a drastic reminder that for me: Eating + watching TV + being alone = binge eating Seriously, no food is…

Blackberry Smoothie with Walnuts (Banana-Free)

Blackberry Smoothie with Walnuts (Banana-Free)

I LOVE Sprouts. Sure, their selection can be limited at times, but you can’t beat their prices – especially when it comes to organic produce. Case in point, yesterday they had small clam shells of organic blackberries for 97¢. Yes, you read that correctly. Ninety-seven…

Sneaky Habits That Hold You Back

Sneaky Habits That Hold You Back

Did you know you can go on a plane WITHOUT eating?! It sounds simple, right? But for me, the two were always linked. I don’t mean for long flights that span over multiple meal times. What I’m talking about is more general, flying = eating. Over…

Know Your Worth – Lindsey Simcik

Know Your Worth – Lindsey Simcik

SoulCycle instructor, co-host of the Almost 30 Podcast, all around badass – to say I was intimidated to ask Lindsey to do this interview is an understatement. The truth is, I had no reason to be. She is one of the nicest, most down to earth…

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IX

Three Months of Saturdays: Part IX

May 8, 2018 – LAX, California I’ve changed a lot on my trip. In many ways, the change is hard to describe. It sits under the surface, altering me in ways that I can feel but no one else can see. Decisions are easier. Worries…

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VIII

Three Months of Saturdays: Part VIII

April 19, 2018 – Tokyo, Japan For all the cool, exciting, Instagram-able moments I’ve had on my trip, there have been so many more spent in quiet reflection, learning from the foreign things around me, listening to what my heart is saying quietly, that usually…