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7 Tips for Mindful Eating

7 Tips for Mindful Eating | Reclaiming Yesterday

We’re all so busy that sometimes eating is just an afterthought. But if we want to have a healthy, happy relationship with our food, it’s important that we work to practice more mindful eating.

This is a definite work in progress for me. I actually came up with these tips while eating lunch one day. The irony of that is not lost on me. 😜  

Mindful eating is something I struggle with, but when I make an effort to do it more often, it makes a huge difference. For me, it’s not something I do to lose weight, but it does help me to recognize my actual hunger cues and avoid emotional overeating.  Continue reading


Berry Chickpea Smoothie Bowl

Berry Chickpea Smoothie Bowl | Reclaiming Yesterday

[This Berry Chickpea Smoothie Bowl is full of fiber, protein, and healthy fats–and you’ll never know you’re eating chickpeas!]

So, what do you think. 

Are you picking up with I’m putting down with this chickpea smoothie bowl??

If you’re unsure, let me walk you down this road. 

First off. Why are you hesitant about putting chickpeas in your smoothie? Is it because they’re full of fiber, protein, and essential vitamins and minerals? 

Or is it because you’ve only ever associated chickpeas with savory foods? (I’m guessing that might be it!)  Continue reading


Grilled Pineapples with Cashew Drizzle

Grilled Pineapples with Cashew Drizzle | Reclaiming Yesterday

[I made these Grilled Pineapples with Cashew Drizzle with Thrive Culinary Algae Oil!]

Have you guys heard of algae oil yet? I hadn’t until just recently. But you know I love my healthy fats so I was pretty excited when learned about it. 

And even more excited when I found out it has a super high smoke point—making it perfect for grilling season! Continue reading


Parsnip Noodles with Turkey Kielbasa

Parsnip Noodles with Turkey Kielbasa | Reclaiming Yesterday

[These Parsnip Noodles with Turkey Kielbasa come together in a snap and are perfect for adding in extra veggies!]

I have something seriously delicious to tell you guys about today, but first I want to catch up a bit.

I haven’t been posting to the blog quite as frequently as I have in the past. That’s because I’m always working on finding balance—both in my body and in my life. I’ve been doing more things outside of the blog that make me really happy, like yoga, reading, and just hanging out.

Blogging takes up a huge amount of time. I love it to death, but just shooting a recipe can take several hours. (That doesn’t include planning, recipe testing, shopping, writing and creating the post, sharing the post, etc.)

And since I have to shoot when the sun is out, that leaves only a few weekend hours to get all the photos snapped. Continue reading