How can intuitive eating be “healthy” if I’m “allowed” to eat whatever I want? There are three questions I've heard just this week, in relation to letting go of diets and trying intuitive eating: “Am I really allowed to eat a bagel?” “Isn’t it better to avoid processed foods?” “Isn’t sugar addictive and bad for you?” They all have one thing in common – the concern about a food or category of … [Read more...] about Is Intuitive Eating Really Healthy?
Erica Leon Nutrition
Learn some tips and strategies to work with your emotions and manage your emotional eating. I must admit that, as a US citizen, I have been struggling in the wake of Covid-19, election worries and Presidential debates, climate change, the Supreme Court, RBG, Breonna, among many other grim realities. I imagine you are as well. Many of my clients are sharing their fears for the future, which … [Read more...] about Emotions are high and so is emotional eating. Intuitive Eating can help.
This is a creamy quiche recipe I created when I realized I had no milk or cream. I substituted Greek Yogurt, which made this very creamy. It has lots of calcium and Vitamin D for bone health too! Ingredients 2 (8 inch) frozen pie crusts 6 eggs, beaten 12 ounces plain Greek Yogurt 12 ounces shredded cheddar cheese 1 medium onion, chopped 2 tablespoons oil (I used olive) 1 … [Read more...] about Recipe for Recovery: Quick and Easy Creamy Quiche
We must say NO to Dieting, Even When Thoughts of Weight Loss are Ever-present Well, this past week has been very stressful! Hurricane Isaias missed my mother in Florida but took out my power in New York for 7 days. I think ordinarily I would have felt a little inconvenienced but in the age of COVID, every little annoyance seems more intense. I mean, who remembers food safety when deciding … [Read more...] about Tips to help you say NO to dieting during the pandemic
Mindfulness is an important skill in learning when it comes to Intuitive Eating. Considering we are still in the midst of a pandemic and our stress levels are at an all-time high, it might be worth developing a mindfulness practice to help you and your family. Mindfulness is an important skill in learning to becoming an intuitive eater. Taking the time to breathe, pause and be mindful of the … [Read more...] about 10 Ways to Practice Mindfulness to bring more peace in your life
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