Traveling? Pick a hotel with breakfast included

I only stay at hotels that offer a “hot breakfast” or “full breakfast.” Here are my favorite places to stay.

Lunch to go

I decided to try a new exercise class today (note to self: in the future when it’s 94 degrees out, make sure the gym has air conditioning). The class went from 11 am – 12 pm and then I knew it would take me a while to get home. This could have been hypoglycemic disaster…

Food closer to original form = better for you

So, both concluded that we’d be better off sticking to a food closer to it’s original form than one created through a highly lab-intensive process. SHOCKED, shocked I tell you! (sarcasm)

Natural remedies don’t just drain your pocketbook, they could kill you

If you just take one thing away from reading my blog, please let it be this, please don’t try “natural remedies” that have been promoted by celebrities (cough…Gwyneth Paltrow or Dr. Oz) or in general. Natural remedies could kill you “Detox” cleanses can send you to the emergency room (detoxing is a myth anyway) Gwyneth Paltrow’s smoothie…

EXACTLY the amount of food I wanted

I can relate to this tweet so much, except it’s not my fiance usually saying it, it’s me. Before I put food on my plate, I portion-out exactly what my diet allows; meaning what will keep me healthy and keep my blood sugar even.

Of food rituals

This is my New Years piggy. If you’re not familiar with this tradition, Germans consume a pig on New Years Eve to bring good luck in the New Year. You can do this either by actually eating pork or by eating a marzipan pig  (Marzipanschweine). Admittedly, it’d be a lot better for me as a…