Recipe Archives can be found HERE. The following are my non-recipe posts from the beginning…
May 25, 2009: Success is Sweeter than Sugar. Amazing experiences from clients doing the first 30-day Group Detox.
July 12, 2009: How to Create Fitness Challenges You’ll Actually Stick To. The whys and hows of creating your own successful mini- challenges.
July 21, 2009: Teach Your Children Well. The importance of teaching your kids to cook and eat healthfully.
November 12, 2009: 100 Day Vegan Challenge. The start of the vegan challenge that changed my life!
December 11, 2009: Day 27 and I Tell You About Cows. The reasons I gave up dairy with some pictures I took on a local dairy farm.
January 13, 2010: Meal Planning 101. The basics on getting started with meal planning and kitchen organization.
January 21, 2010: Expats Have Feelings Too. A discouraging new immigrant experience saved by my son’s amazing fruit salad.
February 23, 2010: 100 Day Vegan Challenge Completed! My reflections on completing the challenge and what lay ahead.
April 6, 2010: Book Review – Food for the Soul. My review of Chana Rubin’s cookbook connecting Jewish spirituality with healthy recipes.
May 30, 2010: My Transformation: Part One. My first post describing the initial steps that led to my weight loss and that of many clients. Blammo, defined.
May 31, 2010: My Weight Loss Story (What Was My Blammo). The next part of my story including Tony Robbins and my Before and After Photos.
June 3, 2010: How Fear Stops Weight Loss. Fear of success, fear of failure, fear of starting, fear of fear – we cover them all!
July 25, 2010: Exercise Schmexercise. A hysterical look at why I exercise and why you should too.
August 2, 2010: Cardio vs Strength Training, Who Wins? Exploring the benefits and drawbacks of each.
August 11, 2010: When to Fire Your Therapist and Get an Israeli. The story of falling in love with my husband and what he taught me that ended my long cycle of Depression.
August 24, 2010: 10,000 Hours. Exploring Malcolm Gladwell’s theory of habit change and success via repetition.
October 10, 2010: The Wall. Hitting the Weight Loss Wall. Is there a Wall or is it all in your head?
November 4, 2010: Confession: I Was a Picky Eater. A humorous look at my childhood food weirdness and how to deal with your own picky eaters.
February 2, 2011: Client Testimonials from Detox TLV A glimpse inside a 30-day detox group in Tel Aviv.
February 13, 2011: I Wanna Quit! I hit a wall in my marathon training and turned to Pablo Cohelo for advice on how to persevere.
February 28, 2011: Go Shopping! Don’t wait until you lose weight to buy new clothes!
March 25, 2011: The Transformative Power of Compassion. My son rescues a kitten and changes our lives forever.
April 10, 2011: Race Report Tel Aviv Half Marathon 2011. All the deets on my race!
May 3, 2011: Exercise and Linchpins. Using the power of a linchpin and getting started with exercise.
May 23, 2011: Non-Negotiable. Adopt a no-negotiation policy with the voices that try to derail you.
November 15, 2011: Guest Post by Ellie D: The Hole. I can’t describe this. It’s incredible. Just go read it.
November 18, 2011: Cookbook Review: The Happy Herbivore. Herbivore food, yum!~
December 21, 2011: An Ode to Home. All about my decision to leave America and live in Israel despite the confusing cultural contrasts I experience.
January 8, 2012: Vegan Party Food. How to throw a party vegan-style.
February 19, 2012: Don’t Rush Weight Loss. Why slow and steady wins that race!
April 1, 2012: Race Report Tel Aviv Marathon 2012. I DID IT! Here are all the details!
April 2, 2012: Vegan Passover. A compilation of Vegan Passover recipes.
June 3, 2012: The End of Milk. How and why I got my family off of dairy products.
July 22, 2012: Meal Planning 102: The Next Step in Kitchen Organization
September 3, 2012: The Five Stages of Change. Understanding why change is so hard!
November 11, 2012: The Frightening New Normal. How healthy eating and exercise has become extreme and weird.
November 28, 2012: Comfort Eating Vs Comfort Food
December 5, 2012: Stand Up and Speak. On not letting fear of a negative response make you dim your light.
December 11, 2012: The 30-Day Vegan Challenge Review and Give-Away.
January 8, 2013: Nine Questions that Changed My Life. THE exact Tony Robbins exercise I did 11 years ago that turned my health, weight, life and career around.
January 24, 2013: Redefine Hard. Why losing weight is not as hard as keeping it on.
February 14, 2013: When A Loved One Won’t Change. How to handle a loved one bent of unhealthy habits and self-destruction.
February 19, 2013: Becoming a Health Coach: My experience at the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and my career as a health coach.
March 4, 2013: Can You Moderate? Or Must You Eliminate? The truth about food addiction and how to recover.
March 11, 2013: Leave Yourself Room to Grow. Don’t get painted into a corner with no room for self-growth.
April 29, 2013: Get Over Yourself. Stop waiting until you are thin enough or smart enough to make your mark on the world!
May 12, 2013: The Plight of the Righteously Wronged Victim. Do you play the righteous victim? Come read how it is holding you back.
May 21, 2013: More on Moderation. Tips to take back your control with food.
July 1, 2013: Staying Calm at the Edge of Comfort. How (and why) to get comfortable at the end of your comfort zone.
July 16, 2013: Enjoy Frozen Fruit Product Review. Large quantity bags of frozen fruit now available for delivery in Raanana.
August 22, 2013: How to Get Back up When you Fall. Following a vacation weight gain, I address the issue of “getting back on the wagon.”
August 27, 2013: Vegan MoFo: The Israeli Version. My plans for participating in the month-long vegan blogging challenge.
September 13, 2013: Being Vegan in Israel. I share my personal experience of being vegan in the middle of an Israeli Vegan Revolution.
September 30, 2013: Vegan MoFo 2013 Wrap-Up. Includes family vacation pictures and info on live animal transport from Australia to Israel.
November 5, 2013: How to Love Your Butt. “It is only when I declared myself perfectly fine looking, that I was able to get even better looking.”
December 8, 2013: What Will You Do with the Days You’ve Been Given? A recap of my achievements in 2013 and motivation for 2014.
December 11, 2013: My Favorite Things: The Book Edition. My top picks for inspiring personal growth books for 2013.
December 17, 2013: A Few of My Favorite Things: The Inspiring Stuff. The websites and podcasts that inspired me in 2013.
December 30, 2013: So You Wanna Go Vegan in 2013. My top tips and meal suggestions for your vegan lifestyle.
January 23, 2014: Fork Your Fear. A very personal post sharing my experience with anxiety and paralyzing fears.
March 3, 2014: Getting Started with Weight Training. Why you need to be lifting weights and the motivation and tools to get you started.
March 25, 2014: Kitchen Alchemy. My thoughts on teaching cooking classes and why your kitchen is a den of magical alchemy.
April 3, 2014: Everywhere But Here. A list of my recent articles and other links appearing in other publications and websites.
April 28, 2014: High Protein Vegan Meal Ideas for Vegan Lifters. How I’ve been training and what I’ve been eating.
July 14, 2014: How to Fight the Blues (even when rockets are falling). How I kept a positive mindset in the middle of war.
August 5, 2014: The Emotional Eating Bottom Line. The most basic thing you need to get to stop emotionally eating.
August 28, 2014: Vegan Mofo 2014 Coming Soon! My plans for this year’s Vegan Month of Food blogging challenge
November 9, 2014: Vegan in Italy. How to eat as a vegan in Northern Italy.
December 22, 2014: Massive Motivation for 2015. A wrap-up of 2014 and planning for 2015.
March 11, 2015: A Few of my Favorite Things. Recommendations of things I love.
July 5, 2015: The Dark Side of Running and Internet-Based Business. Haters, criticism, Facebook, and why I took a blog break.
August 23, 3015: My Five Favorite Podcasts.
November 18, 2015: Are You Setting Yourself Up to Fail on Your Diet?
November 24, 2015: How to Cultivate Consistency
December 16, 2015: How You Can Afford Your Own Health Coach
February 7, 2016: Five Steps to Adopting Habits that will Stick
February 15, 2016: My Favorite Workout Resources
March 10, 2016: The Alchemy of Words (what are the magic words I can say to convince you that change is possible?)
April 7, 2016: Book Review: The Jewish Food Hero Cookbook
April 13, 2016: Book Review: The Vegan Start Passover Cookbook
June 5, 2016: Why I Have Left Facebook (and other social media)
July 6, 2016: 30-Days Without Social Media – now what?
August 14, 2016: How to Stay on Track with Food and Exercise While Traveling
October 5, 2016: Tips and Tricks for an Easier Yom Kippur Fast