Blog

Best Foods for a Tight Budget

If you are on a tight food budget, it can be hard figuring out what foods to add to your meal plan. This is especially true when you are trying to eat healthy, and not rely on a lot of processed foods. Here are some of the healthiest foods that will also work great with a smaller food budget. Oats One of the best foods to enjoy on a tight… Read More »Best Foods for a Tight Budget

Cheap, Healthy Meals When You Hate to Cook

Do you want to eat healthier, but hate to cook? If you are also trying to stick to a budget, this can prove difficult as it removes a lot of the pre-packaged meal options. But don’t worry, even if you don’t intend to cook much, you can still put together affordable and nutritious meals. Buddha Bowls, Burrito Bowls, and More It’s all about the bowls! These are so handy and… Read More »Cheap, Healthy Meals When You Hate to Cook

Spend More Now to Save Money Later

A great option for saving money on food while also eating a healthy diet is to buy in bulk. This does take a little more planning, but can ultimately help you afford more nutritious foods and not stray from your food budget. Here are some things to know about spending more on food now in order to save money later.   Buying and Cooking in Bulk People often think this… Read More »Spend More Now to Save Money Later

How to Figure Out Your Own Hunger Scale

The hunger scale is referred to often in the official Intuitive Eating book, written by Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch. They have a scale between 1 and 10, where you figure out how hungry or full you are, in order to start listening to your body’s cues when it is time to eat, and when you should stop eating. But this is just a guide – you still have to… Read More »How to Figure Out Your Own Hunger Scale

5 Frugal Meal Ideas for the Family

Do you have a family to feed with a smaller food budget? It is entirely possible to feed your family filling, healthy, and affordable meals no matter what your budget is. Here are some frugal meal ideas for your family. 1. Use a Whole Chicken or Turkey Instead of getting individual chicken breasts or thighs, consider purchasing an entire chicken or turkey. They tend to be less expensive as a… Read More »5 Frugal Meal Ideas for the Family

Getting Rid of the All or Nothing Thinking

All or nothing thinking is a type of cognitive distortion where you live with one extreme or another. You feel that either you do something perfectly, or not at all. This can lead to issues throughout your life, including when it comes to the way you eat and living a healthy lifestyle. Many dieters struggle with all or nothing thinking, which causes you either to be very strict with your… Read More »Getting Rid of the All or Nothing Thinking

Body shaming affects your relationship with food

How Body Shaming Affects Self-Esteem and Mental Health of Young Women? Body shaming it’s about humiliating, mocking or criticizing an individual because of his/her physique and appearance. In other words, body shaming tears down your self-esteem, and leaves a painful, long-term effect on your mind, where you consider your body as imperfect when compared to unrealistic, air-brushed images on social media. In such situation, you forget that what actually matters… Read More »Body shaming affects your relationship with food