Starting Out – The Nice and Easy Approach

Starting Out - The Nice and Easy Approach

So you’ve read some books, maybe browsed a few magazines and googled a few topics and you’re ready to make a lifestyle change. But now WHAT?! How do you start? Where do you begin? Hopefully this will help you out!  The Nice and Easy Approach Not quite ready to jump in with both feet?  Not to worry, taking it nice and slow is a great way to slowly transition into your new lifestyle.  (If you are looking for a more direct approach check...

 
Starting Out – The Dive Right In Approach

Starting Out - The Dive Right In Approach

   So you’ve read some books, maybe browsed a few magazines and googled a few topics and you’re ready to make a lifestyle change. But now WHAT?! How do you start? Where do you begin? Hopefully this will help you out!  The Dive Right In Approach Grab a trash bag because your first step involves some cleaning!  It’s time to toss out all the unclean food that is in the house.  This is also your first step in reading labels. ...

 

Cleaning Eating MAN style!

My husband and I are polar opposites when it comes to eating.  He was born and raised in South Africa - he’s only been in the US about 10 years and did not grow up eating much besides meat and potatoes.  I grew up in Michigan and practically ate 24/7 out of the garden my Grandfather grew.  When I talked about cleaning eating with him and about changing our lifestyle to reflect it, this was the response I got - “I’ll...

 
A Day in the life of a Clean Eater

A Day in the life of a Clean Eater

Clean Eating Magazine, courtesy of Robert Kennedy Publishing One of my first Clean Eating reads was Clean Eating Magazine.  I LOVE the magazine and all the delicious recipes and articles.  Then I got to their 30 day menu planner.  Here they give you a 4 week breakdown of daily meals to eat throughout the day.  Although I LOVE the meal ideas that they layout for you, the realistic part of their plans seem to be lacking for those that don’t...

 
What is Clean Eating?

What is Clean Eating?

Living a clean eating lifestyle is easy, has many health benefits, and is cheaper than eating pre-packaged, processed foods. Clean eating is not a new concept. Those involved in any way with health, fitness or nutrition, from fitness competitors to personal trainers to health-conscious individuals, have known about eating clean for years. However, clean eating is gaining popularity as a way to gain better health, easily maintain weight and...