Alexia with Big Bag of Flour

The Great Baking Escapade Begins

One of the initial issues of the 2020 Pandemic was a shortage of toilet paper, flour, and yeast. I am now the proud owner of 97 rolls of TP from a restaurant supplier and a 25-pound bag of flour from Costco. Yeast is still a touch-and-go situation. This is the first in a series of blogs of baking my way through 25 pounds of flour. So you know, I’m not much of a baker…

Picture of looking through a glass ball showing the landscape upside down with text Perception is Reality. How Does this Impact RDs?

Perception Is Reality

I asked about the opinions people have about RDs in a supportive, fitness-focused Facebook Group. 46% of responses were negative. There is no amount of legislation that is going to make 46% of people say, “I really need help with food and I think RDs suck but since it’s the law I’ll go to the RD who won’t help me instead of the nutrition coach who will help me.”

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Occupational Freedom and Opportunity Act (HB1193) in Florida

TLDR: you can now offer services and activities to people who are generally healthy and not under a doctor’s care as long as you are careful about how you represent yourself. See the NEW laws and walk through what it means for nutrition services and activities in Florida and when you should consider a licensed nutritionist.

Are Kodiak Cups Good For A Quick Breakfast?

So, first, thank you to Kodiak Cakes for the RD Kit containing free products. I have been wanting to sample Kodiak cakes. As a regular macro-tracker, the higher amount of protein in Kodiak products intrigued me.

The Power of Gratitude

This blog was originally published at N.E.W. Motivation Coaching in November 2019. NMC has closed and blogs are now posted here. Blog follows… Gratitude (noun): the quality or feeling of being grateful of thankful. Gratitude is not a new concept; but it is one that has gone out of fashion over the years. Cue the…

How To Break Your Sugar Addiction

This blog was originally published at N.E.W. Motivation Coaching in October 2019. NMC has closed and blogs are now posted here. Blog follows… The most harmful thing about your sugar addiction is the story you tell yourself about being addicted to sugar. Who cares if sugar is addictive or not? I say this because it’s…

The Surprising Way Your Sugar Addiction is Harming You

This blog was originally published at N.E.W. Motivation Coaching in October 2019. NMC has closed and blogs are now posted here. Blog follows… Yes, it’s true. Sugar lights up the same neurological pathways as addictive drugs giving us that happy dopamine feeling. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter which is basically just a messenger that tells our…

Can You Eat Red Meat Again?

This blog was originally published at N.E.W. Motivation Coaching in October 2019. NMC has closed and blogs are now posted here. Blog follows… The red meat debate has heated up again. For years, you have heard to cut back on red meat and processed meat for your health. But, hold on. A recent review of…

Our Approach to Healthy Living

This blog was originally published at N.E.W. Motivation Coaching in March 2019. NMC has closed and blogs are now posted here. Blog follows… So far, we have talked a big game about helping people improve their health in a positive way… and enjoy the cookies. You may be wondering how we do what we do.…