Ditch diets. Eat well. Let your light shine.
You're sick of thinking about what to eat. You get so overwhelmed with all the things you know you “should” be doing that you end up incapacitated.
You long to glorify God in your eating but you have no idea where to start and you’re afraid to fail again.
You’ve not given up on being your best self but it seems like the harder you try, the further you are from your goals.
I get it... I was there too.
You are not a failure, my friend, you simply lack the right tools and insight to get you where you want to go.
I believe that you can experience true freedom from endless (contradictory) food rules and diet guilt through your faith.
I believe that you do have the ability to achieve excellent health and peace with your body, for good, even if you have struggled for years (or decades).
I believe that it is the Grace of God that will change your life forever.
Imagine knowing what God has for your health and fitness-- You won’t be swayed by the latest diet fads; you’ll rest in quiet confidence that you are doing your right thing.
Thank you for your help and input! We are going to be rejoicing in heaven together. Your investment in my life thru this blog is going to free me in this area. All the things he’s called me to do, I know having a healthy relationship with my body and food is so important. So I thank you, with all of my heart. - Megan H.
"With the insight from Grace Filled Plate and through the Scriptures given about self-control, by allowing God to take over my lifestyle/eating, I've lost 14 pounds in the last 8 months. I've also kept it off!" -- Courtney S.
What if your body could be a blessing instead of a burden? What if getting dressed wasn’t about scrutinizing your shape but slipping on your clothes to prepare for the call that God has on your life?
This is the kind of encouragement and help you will find here at Grace Filled Plate. By being a part of this community, you will learn how to live, think, eat, and move IN God’s grace.
And, that grace-- it will make you healthier and happier than you ever thought possible!
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5 EASY STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE YOUR DIET
(and NONE of them change WHAT you eat!)
"I may as well eat..."
I stood staring into the fridge. My eyes scanned for something, really anything sweet, to eat. I hadn’t planned on eating that granola bar and now it felt too late. My eating day was “ruined” and I figured that I may as well keep going and start fresh tomorrow.
I knew the truth. My tomorrow's looked a lot like my tonight.
“I may as well keep eating”, I sighed in disappointment (with a side of relief).
But, then something clicked.
What happened next didn’t change my world but my world began to change.
I shut the door and walked away.
I will never forget that moment. It was the first time that I showed myself grace in my eating and that grace-- it changed everything.
And, it can do the same for you.
You see, true physical and spiritual health is not found at the end of a diet.
Striving for perfect adherence, labeling food as “good” or bad”, and that stinkin’ all-or-nothing thinking will leave you feeling helpless to change. But, a transformation is possible (and very likely!) when you change how you think about food.
When you accept that food is not the problem, then you can find the solution.
And that is why I created Grace Filled Plate.
I know you are probably nervous and excited to step away from the diet mentality (you know it doesn’t work but at least it’s familiar). Rest assured, you won’t find any hard, fast rules here.
Rather, I am only going to ask you to :
- Pause, think, and chew on what you read here.
- Step away from diet-induced self-judgment and look at your life as an observer (so you can learn from your mistakes and victories).
- Begin to ditch the negative self-talk because it is what has kept you stuck
And finally-- give yourself a TON of grace.
You won’t change overnight (I sure haven’t) and allowing yourself to make mistakes will actually speed up the change process.
Because that day I shut the refrigerator door, I put a stake in the sand of perfectionism. I allowed myself to be human, to be less than perfect, and to LET one granola bar be better for me than an entire box.
And that is the path to your goals.
At Grace Filled Plate, you will find:
- Simple, healthy changes you can start making today so that you will feel empowered instead of overwhelmed.
- Encouragement to look beyond “what you eat” so that you can uncover your true cravings and find better solutions for yourself.
- Resources to help you reach your health and fitness goals while finding food freedom and contentment in your own skin.
- A faith-filled focus that will keep pointing your eyes to Christ, the source of your strength and author of your change.
"It's like Brandice is speaking right to me. She gently, steadily offers me the tools I need to get past the challenges I've been fighting for 20 years. No more fad diets, failed attempts to change my lifestyle, or crazy approaches. Just grace-soaked Biblical truth and practical steps to a life of freedom. This is what I've been missing for so long, and I'm so thankful to have found her." -Lisa T.
"It's easy to get caught up in the latest diet fad, but Grace Filled Plate reminds me that only when I focus on God can I change harmful old habits and establish new ones that help me better care for the body God gave me in order to serve Him. -Tricia O.
We're in this together!
You are not alone. I am on this journey with you and, together, we can do great things for God, as we seek to glorify Him in our food and fitness!
I am excited to meet you!
Who am I to help?
I have been a personal trainer and nutrition coach for almost 10 years. I've trained and coached hundreds of women and helped them find peace with food as they reach their true goals. You can see my education and features below.
- Certified Personal Trainer, National Association of Sports Medicine
- Fitness Nutrition Specialist, American Council on Exercise
- Corrective Exercise Specialist, National Association of Sports Medicine
- Pre and Post Natal Exercise Certification, American Council on Exercise
- Precision Nutrition, Level One Certified
- Nutritional Therapy Consultant, Nutritional Therapy Association
"I appreciate that I can come to Grace Filled Plate and connect with other women who have similar struggles. As a stay at home mom, that can sometimes be difficult! I love reading how the Lord is working their lives as I share mine." - Ashley M.
"The resources provided on Grace Filled Plate are helping me to experience true freedom from worldly food rules and being obsessive about my weight and body image." -Barb R.