21 Alternatives to Snacking at Night

21 Alternatives to Snacking at Night- Avoid mindless eating in the evening. lemonadeandlunges.com

Please tell me I’m not the only one that immediately gets the munchies as soon as the kids are down for the night.  I’m not hungry.  I just love winding down with a good snack (or ten) at the end of the night.  If you’re like me and this is your biggest downfall, you may enjoy these 21 alternatives to indulging those nightly cravings. Read more

Why Mindful Eating Might be the Best Way to Lose Weight

Why Mindful Eating May be the Best Way to Lose Weight

Ok I’m going to be really honest here, and kind of contradict myself.  I personally did not lose any of my weight from mindful eating (also called intuitive eating).  At this time in my life I just couldn’t do it.  BUT it is an approach that I feel really strongly about.

I came across the book How to Have Your Cake and Your Skinny Jeans Too and I read it in a day and a half.  It was so eye opening and fascinating for me.  The author divulges all of the research that shows the effects of long term dieting on our minds, and it was mind blowing.  I immediately sent the link to my mom and told her she had buy it and read it. Read more