I will not diet. I love chocolate. Chocolate makes me happy. I believe in sugar free-dom which for me more often than not means abstinence. Yet when you are a parent who loves to bake with your kids, avoiding sweet treats can be a challenge. Usually I aim to not keep...Read more
Let’s talk truth. Demonizing any particular food or substance in our quest to lose weight or be healthy is not productive, balanced, or accurate. Nothing is universal in this area. Different foods affect people differently and different methods of getting and staying...Read more
Who am I to talk about healthy eating, losing weight, or the challenges of eating today? Allow me to introduce myself. If you are not yet familiar with my story, please check out Transformation to see how I lost 155 pounds ten years ago and kept it off. If you are not...Read more
If you want a coffee drink that feels like a treat and has some flavor, but sans sugar, consider my new drink of choice. Brew or order a cup of peppermint tea and float a shot of espresso or a small cup of black coffee over it! The herbal mint tea is caffeine free so...Read more
At home using your Keurig, brew a large cup of coffee. In the same mug, brew a small cup of hot water. Make sure your cup is big enough to hold the total quantity with room for milk and whip cream! Add Health Wise Hot Chocolate which boasts 15g protein in only 80...Read more
Welcome to Empowered by Nikola! I write with the goal that I might light up your life with empowerment, hope, inspiration, love and wellness!