Cornmeal vs. polenta vs. grits - What’s the difference? Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon

In honor of this week’s Parisan Polenta:

I’m getting to the bottom of this crazy cornmeal/polenta/grits confusion.

In this post you’ll learn the difference between:

  • Cornmeal
  • Polenta
  • Grits
  • Polenta Grits
  • Coarse Cornmeal
  • Corn Flour
  • Masa Harina

It’s a hot damn mess in the corn-product aisle of the grocery store thanks to the fact there are no regulations or rules around the name of corn-based products in the U.S.

Aaand if you’re in the U.K. it gets ...

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243 Books in 2017, final picks, closing thoughts Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Reviews

I set out to read 100 books in 2017…

I nailed that reading challenge ;)

My life evolved and changed in many positive ways reading 243 books.

You become better at everything, even just being you and knowing yourself, by reading books (including novels).

I’ve set my goal at 218 for 2018, although I secretly hope I can get to 250.

THINGS I LEARNED FROM READING 243 BOOKS in 2017:

  • Debut novels are often the author’s best work.
  • 2 Book Rule ...
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Why You Form Bad Habits (The Science) Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Advice

Most bad habits are caused by one of two things: 

Being stressed or bored. Usually stressed… who has time to be bored?!

When my routine is shaken up I feel more out of control which makes me either stress eat or I get to a point where I’m so hungry that I’ll eat a bag of chips or a bunch of crackers instead of taking 5 seconds to peel a banana. 

Why is that? Why do we do ...

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No sugar, no wheat, detox meal plan + group challenge starting Jan 8! Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon

Start 2018 off right with our Post-Holiday, Detox Meal Plan!

This is the EXACT whole foods reboot you need.

  • No sugar
  • No wheat 
  • 100% plant-based (vegan)

REAL, SATISFYING FOOD. 

11 simple, extra nourishing meals to kickstart 2018! 

You’ll be eating:

  • Roma Cauliflower Steaks
  • Bodacious Butterritos
  • Chickpea & Kale Curry
  • Creamy Kale Salad
  • Anti-Inflammatory Carrot Soup
  • Goddess Greens Minestrone
  • Roasted Quinoa Pie
  • Macro Bowls
  • Oh My Greens Ramen 
  • Beauty & Beet Hummus
  • Mango Custard

This quick refresh + community support ...

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New Years Day 2018 — Weight Loss Bundle Sale Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon

Save 22% on a yearly membership.

Get 52 weeks of simple meal plans (1,000 recipes) for only $179 (reg. $228)

But that's not all...

BIG NEW YEAR BUNDLE BLOWOUT!!

Join today and get all these extra bonuses:

  • The 'Shortcut to Slim' Weight-Loss Book
  • Best of 2017 Cookbook
  • 2018 Detox Plan
  • Weight Tracker app
  • 45-minute Training Course on mindset science (How to Change
    Your Mindset for Success)

Yearly membership also includes access to my private VIP Facebook
group. Get ...

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