Are you sabotaging your weight loss goals with your mind? Part 4: It’s not fair

I’ve been discussing how we might sabotage ourselves with our thoughts. One big thought obstacle that I come across is: IT’S NOT FAIR. It goes something like this: “My sister/friend/brother/husband can eat whatever s/he wants and stay thin.” I have news for you – you are right – it isn’t fair And if you want to get to your weight…

Are you sabotaging your weight loss goals with your mind? Part 1: How this works

So much of our success with weight loss and weight loss and weight loss sustainability has to do with our mindset. In the cognitive model (which I use with my clients and on my own thoughts), our thoughts drive our emotions which drive how we behave. In this mini series on self-sabotage I’ll discuss how certain thoughts might sabotage your…

Veggie recipes for veggie haters Part 4 – CAULI RICE 3 WAYS

Even die-hard veggie haters often enjoy this rice substitute. And now many major supermarkets have pre-riced cauliflower. Basic Cauliflower rice  Ingredients 1 small head cauliflower cut into florets (or 3 ½ -4 cups of riced cauliflower) 2 teaspoons ghee or coconut oil 1 tsp cold pressed sesame oil ½ cup diced yellow onion ¼ cup water ¾ teaspoon salt Directions…

Veggie recipes for veggie haters Part 2 – SOUPS

It’s a soup time of the year. Soups are one of the easiest, fastest, most convenient ways to sneak a LOT of veggies into your diet. I shared one of my favorite soups, Creamy Broccoli Soup, a while ago. This soup is SO AMAZING my sister Nora and I call it THE SOUP. Velvety Vegetable Soup Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive…