Lookin Like a Snack

When you’re eating real food (i.e. food without labels), the point isn’t to ever be hungry or feel like you’re being deprived, it’s to fuel your body with good, real food and maintain a consistent insulin level to increase energy and avoid crashing. When you’re in a groove with your grocery shopping and menu planning,…

The Breakfast Base

There is one key to my personal sanity through the work week, and that’s making sure that I’ve got some food packed to take with me for when I get the morning hunger. I’ve never been a huge breakfast person when I first wake up. I prefer a slow start to my day with coffee,…

The Whole Damn Thing – Guidelines

Today is the day my friends. We’re kicking off The Whole Damn Thing; 30 days of real-food focused clean eating, sweat and overall mindfulness, and we’re doing it as a community. For any first timers still trying to figure out what level of commitment might work best for you, I wanted to share a few…

Because, We All Deserve Some Good Clean Fun

There is no better prep for a clean eating month than the complete over indulgence of the holidays — at least for me — but the most painful part (aside from the complete and total withdrawal from my holiday wine pours) is social time out in public. It’s not that it’s forbidden to go out,…

THE WHOLE DAMN THING v3.0

The first time we mentioned ‘clean eating’ and hosted the first ever seminar with 28toLife, we had 7 people show up…two of which were coaches.  A year later we launched the inaugural ‘Whole Damn Thing’ clean eating challenge and had 95 participants.  The community has steadily grown here in Charlottesville and in Charleston over the last two…

Food Lately, November Style

The last two weeks have been about cleaning up from the chaos of the previous few months, organizing everything within reach, and setting up for a solid start to 2016. I’ve been doing a little more of a local and multi-source roundup for food stuffs lately, trying to both create and save a little change in the process….