When you are on the road to becoming an intuitive eater, to stop dieting, to recover from disordered eating…some days you just need to eat food that makes you feel good. Comfort food. Today's recipe is one of those… Macaroni and Cheese Recipe by Diana Ushay, MS, Lead Recovery Coach at Monte Nido & Affiliates Ingredients 1 pound pasta or macaroni: tube shapes, elbows, shells or … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Macaroni and Cheese … Comfort Food
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One of the most common questions my clients ask me is whether they will gain weight when recovering from chronic dieting, disordered eating or an eating disorder. And it typically happens as we start working on intuitive eating. The concept of letting go of diets and using a non-diet approach can be scary for many people, especially women who have only ever used diets as their approach to … [Read more...] about 5 Easy Solutions to Help You Deal with Weight Gain
Everyone is so scared of fat in every sense of the word. Getting fat, eating fat, looking fat. Well, if you are familiar with intuitive eating, you probably already know these concerns are not health-promoting. We're taught to fear fat and calories, but they provide the fuel we need to live. The calories from fat provide long-lasting energy and adequate body fat. Did you know that fat protects … [Read more...] about Why you shouldn’t fear fat
We come in all different shapes and sizes. I am a registered dietitian, eating disorder specialist and Body Positive™ facilitator, whose mission it is to help all people learn to make peace with food, overcome body dissatisfaction and come home to our bodies. I want to take this opportunity to express my unwavering support for the Black Lives Matter protests, and to stand in solidarity with … [Read more...] about The only thing that is constant in life is CHANGE…
Celebrating Mother’s Day during a Pandemic is very strange. There really is no other way to say it. In most areas of the country, social distancing guidelines are still in place and keeping us from celebrating directly with our loved ones, including our moms. In this article, I want to explore ways in which our relationships with our caregivers - whether our biological mother, or other … [Read more...] about Moms and their Influence in today’s world of diet culture
Chocolate Chip Pecan Scones Recipe Makes 8 large scones Ingredients: 2 1/2 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, cold (1 stick) 1 egg 1/2 cup heavy cream + 1 tbsp for brushing 1/2 cup chocolate chips* 1/2 cup chopped pecans* **Or substitute 1 cup inclusions such as chocolate chips, chopped nuts, dried fruit, berries, etc. for any flavor … [Read more...] about Recipe for A Wholesome Family Treat that Mom will Love!