Monthly Archives: September 2018

Spiced-Iced Dairy-Free Smoothie

This smoothie tastes like a pumpkin pie sorbet that you can drink. It has a wonderful combination of warm spices that come from cinnamon and pumpkin pie spice powder, which goes amazingly well with a creamy frozen banana and a frozen, cooked, sweet yam.   Spiced-Iced Smoothie ½ cup cooked yam, chopped into bite-sized pieces, […]

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Try Whole30 diet, but never do it again

  This strict eating plan is both great and terrible. Watch this YouTube video as to why I recommend trying it, but only for 30 days.

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Carbs aren’t making you fat

Many people are still under the misconception that carbs are the reason they are overweight; that’s just not true. You can be on a high-carb diet, and still lose weight. I’ve actually reduced my body fat percentage by increasing carbohydrates from adopting a more plant-based diet, and eating more beans and grains, while eating less […]

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How to lose weight without looking like Skeletor

Some people are afraid to lose weight because they don’t want to look sickly, boney, or emaciated. Not to worry, here’s what you need to do to lose bodyfat, not lean muscle. Step 1: Reduce calories by about 250 a day; while it’s a slower weight-loss process, you shouldn’t lose muscle. You should lose about […]

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Burn 1000 calories an hour? Doubt it!

Can you really burn off 1000 calories in an intense workout? It’s unlikely. The people that burn 1000 calories in a one-hour exercise session, are typically very overweight, don’t exercise on a regular basis, are extremely tall, or very muscular, and are working very hard, possibly at maximum capacity for the full 60 minutes. The bigger […]

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Sugar-Free & Dairy-Free Spiced Pudding

I wanted to create a healthy, sugar-free, vegetable-based pudding, and came up with this creamy, filling dessert made with yams. I know that sounds gross, but it tastes like sweet potato pie, but with a lot less calories, very little fat, no sugar, no butter and not one drop of oil. The sweetness comes from […]

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