Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

I get it. Making every. single. meal from scratch is impossible. With full time jobs, parenting, and all our extra-curricular activities, it’s not easy to make every meal a homemade masterpiece. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart

Principles of Eating Green- Brown Bag It

Fast food restaurants have it made in the shade in today’s era. And it’s not even just fast food. Convenience stores, grocery stores, food trucks, and coffee shops are mega money makers into today’s society.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green- Brown Bag It

Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Over the last couple of weeks, I have been sharing some of my important Eating Green tips. It’s been very helpful for me to write out the ins and outs, and the hows and whys for each principle, and seeing how they play off each other. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Homemade is Better than Store-bought

Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

I really don’t know if these new principles I’m writing out are going to be my final word on the subject. The idea of ZooFit is it is ever-growing, ever-evolving. I’ve been looking at my eating habits for a long time. I have found these principles to be in line with the dual aspects of healthy eating and conservation. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Think Global, Eat Local

Principles of Eating Green: Paleo-ish

A few days ago, I was listening to yet another book telling me how THEIR diet was the best program to follow. I listened for a while, at least 30 minutes, but started zoning out, because my mind wandered to my own principles I’ve started following for optimal health and fitness. Continue reading Principles of Eating Green: Paleo-ish

Principles of Eating Green- Mostly Vegetarian

I’m developing my Principles of Eating Green. Maybe this is the start to yet ANOTHER book, but for now I’m really using this blog as an idea bouncy-board.

I have 13 (ish) principles which I want to delve into further.  Continue reading Principles of Eating Green- Mostly Vegetarian

Eat Good Fat, Get Fit

I’ve been reading quite a few books helping me in my quest to find a perfect Eating Green model. So far, I’m finding that a little more difficult than I anticipated. My research and experience is showing there is no “perfect model”, but taking a little from each program and expert I discover. Continue reading Eat Good Fat, Get Fit

Meal Prep: It’s What’s For Dinner

If someone were to ask me for my number one recommendation for eating healthy and having the largest positive impact on the planet, I would deeply consider telling them about Meal Prepping. Continue reading Meal Prep: It’s What’s For Dinner

The Other Side of Meal Prep: Meal Planning

This week I’ve been very focused on ways to improve my willpower when it comes to eating right. For instance, my writing group meets at a restaurant with very few healthy options. I don’t like to complain too much, because the restaurant lets us meet for up to 5 hours, every week, and they don’t charge us, and they don’t make us purchase food from them either. It’s a nice quiet area with spectacular views of Mount Baker. Since the restaurant doesn’t allow outside food, I have one of two choices. I can eat right before I go to group and right after group, or I can buy something to eat there. Continue reading The Other Side of Meal Prep: Meal Planning