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Explaining or NOT Explaining Your Whole Foods Diet

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When you switch your diet to be more “whole foods” oriented, you might get questions. Okay, so you WILL get questions. What are you going to do? Will you be a deer caught in headlights? Will you run away crying? While the second option is very tempting, it’s not your best bet.

Today I’m posting over at Modern Alternative Mama and I’ll tell you how to answer those questions…..with a little Stacy humor included. :-) Come join me!

They might notice when you eat the meat and vegetables but skip the white bread. They might wonder why you ate your meal but skipped the pecan pie. And they’re going to ask. “Hey, are you on a low carb diet or something?” “This pie is delicious! Do you want a piece? No? How come?” Here are some options for you and how I handle most of these questions…..

Read the rest of the post here.

This post is linked at Fat Tuesday on Real Food Forager, at Simple Lives Thursday at GNOWFGLINS, and at Healthy 2Day Wednesday on Day2Day Joys.

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About Stacy

Stacy is the author of Crock On: A Semi-Whole Foods Slow Cooker Cookbook and Keep Crockin': A Poorganic Slow Cooker Cookbook, and a stay-at-home and homeschooling mom to her three children, Annie (June 2009), Andy (August 2012) and Eli (September 2014). After an “awakening” in March 2011, her family switched to a more natural, whole foods diet. She likes to blog about how to live on less than you make and how to eat good food while doing it. Her passion is teaching others how to save money and she tag teams with her husband in this endeavor. At Stacy Makes Cents you’ll find information on how to save money in the kitchen, how to have fun with your kids, and how to be thrifty in all areas of life. Her passion is teaching others how to live debt free. Make sure to follow her on Facebook, Youtube, Pinterest and more to keep up with her daily antics.


  1. The link is not working right now. It’s asking me to log in. :-(

  2. Great job as always Stacy

  3. You are hilarious–but right. Left a comment on MAM. :)

  4. Love this! I so relate! I get questions as to why I buy more organic than just the dirty dozen since I love to save money. Sometimes I just don’t know what to say! I get torn between the “they don’t really want to know so why try?” and the full explanation.

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