Archive for the ‘Weight Loss’ Category

“I Don’t Want Your Pity; I Want Pizza.”

I was at a party tonight, and I’m happy to say that I lived through the torture. Unfortunately, food has dictated my life for longer than I’d like to admit, and right now I’m making some strides to change that. For me, that means that I’m going to let it (err, the lack of it) […]

Chocolate Orange Whoopies

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Here’s a quick and easy recipe for Chocolate Orange Whoopies, a soft cookie-like dessert that combines the citrus-y flavors of orange with rich dark chocolate. I used the Wheat-Free Market Virtue Sweetener, the sweetener that, because it is fourfold sweeter than sugar, can be used sparingly and is less costly than other natural, non-sugar sweeteners like Lakanto or Truvia.

I used a whoopie pan but, if you don’t have one, you can just form 3/4-inch thick, 2 1/2-inch rounds on parchment paper and you will obtain much the same end product.

Makes 12 whoopies

Frankengrain

Here’s an excerpt from the Wheat Belly Cookbook about modern high-yield, semi-dwarf wheat, what I call the “Frankengrain” because of the extensive and bizarre changes introduced into this grass by geneticists and agribusiness. (Even though a cookbook, I tried to make the Wheat Belly Cookbook a standalone book that discusses the background on why and how the Wheat Belly lifestyle yields such unexpected and extravagant health and weight loss successes. For this reason, the first 90 pages of the cookbook reiterate many of the Wheat Belly basic concepts.)

Before Photos and Courage

I’ve always been a fan of photos, and I’m never one to shy away from the camera. I’ve gotten so good at using specific angles and filters that I don’t always see myself as heavy as I am. I definitely know how big I am when I think about squeezing into a booth in a restaurant. […]