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Meal Plan for Eating Disorder Recovery

Breakfast   Thick sourdough bread slathered in real butter and strawberry preserves. Whole milk blended up with protein powder and almond butter. This is my Monday morning breakfast. Wait a minute, gluten-filled bread? Real butter and whole milk? Blasphemy! This is a gluten –free and dairy-free blog, right? That time has passed. I am welcoming in all the foods. No restrictions. I have battled an eating disorder for ten years. Evidence of that is written all over this blog. Last fall I recommitted to weekly therapy sessions with an ED (eating disorder) specialist, and as I described Sparkle Kitchen in our first meeting the fog began to lift. My special protocols and elimination diets were blatantly feeding my disease.   Snack   Cheddar cubes and raw carrots. 10am snack. My therapist recommends using the following guideline to avoid any ED triggers: Breakfast Snack Lunch Snack Dinner Snack I was intermittent Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #43: Alex’s Goodbye and What We’re Up To Next

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/43__Alex_s_Goodbye_and_What_We_re_Up_To_Next.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES We talk about some really big news: Alex is leaving the show! We talk about how we came to this decision, what type of thinking went into it, and how sad we are to have this go down! But we also talk about the future of the podcast and how Brittany plans to take it to a whole new level. Alex explains why she had to make the difficult decision and that sparks a conversation on the Art of Saying “No.” Brittany and Alex both share advice on what helps them and how saying no is a way to say yes to your best self. RESOURCE: This is Your Brain Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #42: Disordered Eating & Body Acceptable with Madelyn Moon

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/42__Disordered_Eating__Body_Acceptable_with_Madelyn_Moon.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES Join Brittany in the Local Eats Project and share your own meals by using #localeatsproject.  Check out Megan and Alex’s brand new Detox Skin Care Guide…we’re so excited to get it out there!   ABOUT MADDY MOON  Madelyn Moon spent the last several years training for fitness competitions and modeling photo shoots, only to come to the conclusion that obsessing over food and her body was taking her further away from her passion, not closer. Today, Life Coach Maddy Moon teaches other women and men how to take control of their relationship with food while enjoying every minute of their newfound freedom. Maddy is the host of the Mind Body Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #41: Healthy New Habits, Scary Grocery Trips, and Easy Food Rules

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/41__Healthy_New_Habits_Scary_Grocery_Trips_and_Easy_Food_Rules.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES Brittany talks about her adventures in Local Eats Project. Join the challenge with your own meals and use #localeatsproject. Alex chats about her and Megan’s (of GingerNewtrition) new Detox Skin Care Guide coming out in just a few days…keep an eye out on Instagram for free content all about that! NEW HABITS Since it’s the new year, we talk all about the different ways we set new healthy habits for ourselves.  Brittany talks about her 100 Goals Exercise and how she uses it to build new habits into her daily life throughout the year (and hopefully for a lifetime!). Alex discusses the 12 Monthly Challenge approach she likes and we Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #40: Trigger Foods, Eating Disorders, and Inaccurate Nutrition Labels

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/40__Trigger_Foods_Eating_Disorders_and_Inaccurate_Nutrition_Labels.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram   NEWS & UPDATES  Brittany talks about her adventures in Local Eats Project. Join the challenge with your own meals and use #localeatsproject. (And since it’s still the holidays, don’t forget about her Dairy-Free Eggnog video).  Alex chats about her and Megan’s (of GingerNewtrition) new Detox Skin Care Guide coming out January…keep an eye out on Instagram for free content all about that!   TRIGGER FOODS AND EATING DISORDERS We revisit our previous discussion of the 21 Day Sugar Detox and how we do with food challenges.  We end up talking about food deprivation, having treats during the holidays, and how trigger foods can set us off.  We also talk about Brittany’s history Read More

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Wellness Beets Episode #39: GMO Salmon, Sugar Detox, Stress Management, and Cricket Flour

http://traffic.libsyn.com/wellnessbeets/39__GMO_Salmon_Sugar_Detox_Stress_Management_and_Cricket_Flour.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCome Chat with Us on Social Media. We love hearing from you! Brittany’s Facebook               Alex’s Facebook Brittany’s YouTube              Alex’s YouTube Brittany’s Pinterest               Alex’s  Pinterest Brittany’s Instagram               Alex’s Instagram NEWS & UPDATES Brittany talks about her adventures in Local Eats Project and her most recent Dairy-Free Eggnog video.  Alex chats about her and Megan’s (of GingerNewtrition) new Detox Skin Care Guide coming out January…keep an eye out on Instagram for free content all about that.   GMO SALMON We discuss the new release of GMO salmon and how it is made (crossed an Atlantic Salmon with Pacific-Chinook Salmon with added DNA from an eel-like ocean pout). We also talk about how many retailers are deciding to not carry it, as well as an interesting new movie about the topic that Brittany found out about: Consumed, The Movie.   SUGAR DETOX We talk about Read More