Category Archives: Chef AJ

Listen Up! FREE Plant Based Nutrition Classes

The PlantPower Way by Rich Roll and Julie Piatt I LOVE Chef AJ’s FREE teleclasses! She does weekly interviews with leaders in the plant based movement. This week she is talking with Rich Roll and his lovely wife Julie Piatt … Continue reading

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Compliant Day

Today I was compliant. I made a meal plan and stuck to the plan. Chef AJ says you’re either compliant or not compliant when it comes to eating clean. To clarify, eating clean means whole food, plant based, unprocessed, SOS … Continue reading

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Fail to Plan, Plan to Fail

Fail to plan, plan to fail… that phrase has been playing in my head since talking with my plant-based nutrition coach, Katherine Nilbrink today and then hearing it again on a group coaching call with Chef AJ and John Pierre. … Continue reading

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The Morning After Pill

I wish there was a morning after pill for overeating. A pill that would make all the symptoms go away: guilt, regret, bloating, upset stomach, acid reflux, bad breath, runny nose, headache and a host of other ills that seem … Continue reading

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Two Grand Food Journal App

Two Grand Food Journal App I mentioned on previous blog posts that I am following the advice of two plant-based nutrition experts: Katherine Nilbrink and Chef AJ. Chef AJ has an awesome program called Ultimate Weight Loss. She has teamed … Continue reading

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Detox Day 1 of 3

I am working with two top-notch plant-based nutrition coaches: Katherine Nilbrink and Chef AJ. I’ll talk more about what I’m doing with Chef AJ’s program in a future post. I am working with Katherine one-on-one. I first connected with her … Continue reading

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Junk Food Addiction? Just Keep Swimming!

Note from my future fit self: You will get there, just keep swimming! Thank you for not giving up on me! Now, I could focus on the details of all the negative things I’m going through as I transition away … Continue reading

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Control Your Environment or It Will Control You

“Control your environment or it will control you.’ ~ John Pierre One of the biggest challenges on my wellness journey is my environment. Junk food and processed food are everywhere! It means I have to rely on willpower at all … Continue reading

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Replenishing Willpower

My plant based nutrition coach sent out her newsletter today inviting her followers to check out her friend and psychologist Susan Peirce Thompson‘s presentation on the mistakes dieters make. I was very curious about that and followed the link. Have … Continue reading

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Write it Down, Make It Happen

“If you have a goal, write it down. If you do not write it down,  you do not have a goal – you have a wish.” ~ Steve Maraboli There are many reasons I am writing this daily blog. One … Continue reading

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