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February 19, 2020

This soup is so hearty and satisfying and perfect for winter—and the flavors balance delightfully. I'm sure other cultures have some variation of this soup, but I'm most familiar with the Portuguese caldo verde with chouriço. From the recipes I've seen, it seems that t...

December 6, 2019

Soups that are on the sweeter side can be an acquired taste, but I find they're a wonderful way to add variety to your soup repertoire—as well as a great way to satisfy a sweet craving with a healthy, whole food option in lieu of a sugary dessert. We like this soup ser...

October 25, 2019

Hummus is one of the easiest things to make at home, and ends up being so much less expensive than the store-bought version.

Although chickpeas are primarily carbohydrate, they do also contain a substantial amount of protein, and as a whole food source are definitely a...

June 22, 2019

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad that is usually made with bulgur wheat. Bulgur is a whole grain so it's actually one of the most health-promoting types of carbohydrate, with vitamins and minerals and fiber due to not being heavily processed. But if you are going fo...

April 27, 2019

By now you're probably familiar with these little color-coded containers. They were introduced five years ago and have helped millions of people change their eating habits.

You may know them as the 21 Day Fix... or the Portion Fix... or the container system... but what'...

January 3, 2019

The question of "what's the difference?" between the 2B Mindset and the container system comes up quite a bit in conversations with clients and prospective clients, and the easiest answer is just "They're altogether different programs." But having used the container sy...

October 8, 2018

I hesitated on putting this recipe up because honestly, it's really not much of a recipe! But one of the things I hear all the time from my clients and followers is that you want more recipes that are fast and simple—and that I shouldn't assume any basic level of cooki...

March 12, 2018

As Morgan prepared to return to work after baby #2, she was looking for a way to get back in shape that would fit into her busy life. In addition to being a wife and mom to kids ages 3 and 1, she is currently shadowing an elementary school principal as she trains to be...

March 10, 2018

We all know we should be getting more greens in our diet... not only because of the fiber, potassium, and magnesium they contain, but also because of key vitamins and minerals that influence our energy levels and hormone balance.

Dark leafy greens are rich in calcium an...

March 2, 2018

 There are some soups that require simmering on the stovetop all Sunday long... and then there are some that blessedly come together quickly on a weeknight. This one is in the latter category, and it's hearty satisfying, and perfect for a winter evening.

With a generous...

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