Tagged ‘food‘

Accept It or Reject It: Protect Your Journey

As A Former Pastor of a church I understand the need to evaluate what works and what doesn’t work in the church. If it was a program or process that wasn’t  giving the desired results after three to six months, it was evaluated, analyzed, and either tweaked, kept as is […]


Healthy Grab and Go Breakfasts!

Grab and Go Breakfasts For a Healthy Lifestyle are sometimes hard to come up with! I think all of us can agree what we need some ideas of what to grab in the mornings. I mean, if you were anything like me, I wouldn’t touch food most days until 10am […]


I found 1,000 Calories a Day that I Wasn’t Tracking

I was kind of hesitant to share this with anyone. I decided it would be more beneficial in helping someone else on their own journey, than to just keep it to myself. If I was doing this after losing a significant amount of weight, working with Retro Fit Ministries ,and […]


Change Your Thinking

This journey is a process. It’s a marathon, not a sprint. Do not expect to have everything figured out in one week or one month. Heck, it’s been 3 years for me and I realize the more I think I know, the more I don’t know. I have devoted myself […]


3 Ways #ILoveMe- By Kim Halper

I am so excited to be writing this blog for Retro Fit Ministries! My name is Kim Halper and I have struggled with my weight my entire life!  I have worked hard over the past year, and I have lost over 50 pounds!  Since adopting clean eating and working out, […]



If I had a dollar for every time someone had said this to me in the last year I would be a rich man by now. Well, maybe not rich but at least $50 up. There is no such thing as a taboo food. Taboo means: A custom prohibiting or […]


Tired of the Journey?

It doesn’t matter how long you have been on the journey;the truth is that at some point you will get tired of it. You will want to give up at some point because it takes work. You will feel the burden of tracking every little bite of food. You will […]


Food Perspective

VIEWS ON FOOD FOOD, FOOD, FOOD. Eating is the most critical part of this life and health journey.  You have heard it said that 30% of the journey is exercise and 70% nutrition. This is correct.  I never knew how important food was to my life until God changed my […]


Three Tips to a Healthy Thanksgiving

Get 40+ Recipes and the accountability you need to NOT GAIN WEIGHT during the holidays! Thanksgiving is one of the few days in the year that almost every dieter thinks to themselves, “I’m taking the day off. I have been working hard and I deserve a day when I don’t […]

Ken Andrews Recipe for Cranberry Salad

The RFM Cranberry Salad

I cannot tell you the number of Cranberry Salads that I have seen that use cool whip, marshmallow, candied nuts etc. My own family had one, and while I know a lot of it is tradition my family has a new tradition we celebrate: being healthy. We are committed to […]