Stories and perspective to help your food life thrive.
Eating doesn’t have the be complicated or intimidating.
Becoming Foodtuitive means embracing a healthier perspective and embarking on a journey to unlock freedom and care for your body in a natural and healthy way. This is a place to find advice, inspiration and tools to make positive changes in your life, starting today.
“Hi, I’m Emily, When I’m not busy working with clients, I enjoy spending time with my family. I am married to my biggest supporter and mom to three fun and busy kids. We enjoy sports, being outdoors and getting creative in the kitchen.”
Around the time my husband came with me to Idaho for the IAND meeting, he was contemplating applying for a job in Cache Valley, Utah. We mulled it over a bunch on that trip, weighed pros and cons, and ultimately decided that it would be a good idea for him to apply....
When letting go of the diet mentality and embracing a non-diet approach, one of the biggest concerns I hear is that it will lead to eating nothing but ice cream, chips and cookies. It can feel scary to truly give yourself unconditional permission to eat and that's in...
Breastfeeding makes me HUNGRY. I’m very OK with that because it means I eat more yummy food, but I’ve been thinking about those moms who may feel judgmental about their increase in hunger, especially if they are feeling any postpartum body image pressure. Restricting...
My husband is a rockstar at sniffing out the best places to eat when we travel. He’s also a pro at navigating the Disneyland scene - we’ve never waited longer than 10 minutes in a line. But that’s a story for a different day. This story is about this past week and our...
A while back I discussed how mindfulness can reduce needless physical and emotional suffering. I outlined something I call “food meditation”, which is designed to rewire how our brains think about - and thus how we behave around - food. I want to build on that idea...
Elimination diets are really popular these days. They are often prescribed, recommended or adopted as a way to treat digestive issues, symptoms of inflammation, auto-immune diseases, mental health concerns, hormone imbalances and migraines to name a few. While I...
This new website and branding has been a long time coming. I am grateful to the folks at String Marketing for helping me bring my vision to life. Through a series of interviews they helped me nail down my messaging and produce a brand that I couldn’t be happier with....
I’m not one to give meal plans to follow, but I do love brainstorming together for what you may find satisfying.
You should know that recovering from disordered eating or cultivating a more positive body image isn’t linear.
We live in a weight- and body-shape-obsessed society, and it’s easy (and normal) to develop body dissatisfaction.
A few months ago I taught my 12 year old how to make cookies and it has been the gift that keeps on giving.
There are 10 principles of Intuitive Eating and the 10th principle is “Gentle Nutrition”.
Do you feel you need to overthink food, second guess what you eat, spend more time at the gym or look a certain way?
We know the only substantiated claim on dieting is that it actually causes weight gain, not weight loss.
As I mentioned in my last blog post, Intuitive Eating has been a lifesaver during this pregnancy.
Baby Fonnesbeck due February 2018. We are over the moon excited, also very surprised.
There’s been a lot of trial and error over the past 12 years of feeding my kids.
Apparently it’s been almost a year since I shared some things I’m loving lately. Well, let’s change that!
Our current nutrition culture is such that you likely have felt a lot of judgment about having them, particularly if they are for “unhealthy” foods.
On Coconut Oil, Soy, All-Or-Nothing Thinking, Moderation, Shock Factor and Why You Shouldn’t Take Nutrition Advice From News Outlets
I’m sure by now you’ve heard the newly released recommendations from the American Heart Association regarding coconut oil.