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Eat the Rainbow

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 27, 2017

I know what you are thinking. No, we are not going to talk about Skittles. So, what does it mean to eat the rainbow? Simply aim to eat as many “colorful foods” as you can throughout the day. Real food – think fruits and vegetables, not Skittles. Eat green, purple, red, yellow, blue.Kind of sounds like advice for a […]

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Prepare Yourself to Fight Against Binge Eating

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 24, 2017

Northwest Indiana famously gets a lot of snow. Growing up there, though, no one really freaked out about it because we had machines to get rid of it and the attitude that it was hardly a problem worth hyperventilating over.Most problems are like that. When we prepare for them and get used to them, they’re […]

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Chinese Long Green Beans

By Coach Dean / February 22, 2017

If you love garlic, these are for you. If you don’t, just don’t put it in there! The coconut aminos add a wonderful flavor all by themselves!1 Tablespoon coconut oil½ small onion, thinly sliced1 pound green beans cut into 3 inch lengths4 cloves garlic minced¼ cup water2 Tablespoons coconut aminos1 teaspoon cracked pepperHeat oil in […]

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True Admission Time

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 20, 2017

True admission: I am an emotional eater! When I am stressed and alone (that being key) I can binge eat with the best of them. How do I know I am binge eating and not eating for health?It’s not purposeful eating. It’s not a meal time (usually). I often eat quickly. I’m alone. And I […]

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The Clean Your Plate Club

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 17, 2017

Our natural human tendency is to fill our plate up with food and then eat all of it. We eat all of it because as a kid, our moms told us to eat every last bite (not sure the connection between people starving in Africa so that means I need to stuff my face, but my […]

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Roasted Carrots

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 15, 2017

Another super simple, yet delicious side dish to go with your choice of protein! Seriously, this can be added to any meal and you might just have have all the ingredients on hand to try it tonight.Roasted Carrots by Coach Nancy2 large bunches of carrots¼ cup ghee½ teaspoon cinnamon½ teaspoon allspice½ teaspoon sea saltDash of […]

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Eating Just Enough

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 10, 2017

Healthy eating is all about reasonable meals that leave you comfortable and satisfied until 30-60 minutes before you eat again. Its working on the “Goldilocks Effect” (thank you Josh Hillis for teaching me about Goldilocks again). The “Goldilocks Effect” is eating until you are comfortable, until you are ‘just right’. You feel comfortable with yourself […]

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What I learned about nutrition from the Patriots big win.

By Coach Dean / February 8, 2017

One of the biggest struggles I have had, and still have with my nutrition, is “All or Nothing”.Either I am all out, 100% in. Or I’m not.And while short burst of intensity can be good; a time of focus can help us get ready for that wedding we are in, or the anniversary vacation at the […]

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Super Simple Sausage Supper

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 8, 2017

Surprisingly easy, this sausage super is one of our family favorites. The variations are endless but start with veggies and a sausage combination you know, then break out from there. The possibilities are endless.Super Simple Sausage Supper by Coach Nancy1 butternut squash2 medium onions, quartered1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes2 pounds sausage (my favorites are kielbasa, […]

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Why Wait Until You’re Hungry to Eat?

By Eat This. It's Good! / February 7, 2017

What does hunger feel like anyways?Everyone describes hunger a bit differently. How do you describe that feeling?I don’t like to be hungry. Hungry means that I must not have any food in the house, the cupboards are bare, and there is no hope of eating a meal today. Hungry to me is the same as […]