Fat Girl Food Squad is a blog, and more importantly, — a community, focused on the intersection between food, fat, and Feminism. These core ideas inform everything we do and everything we write about.
We are fundamentally about people of all shapes and sizes eating good food and feeling good in their bodies, in every way possible.
Founded in the spring of 2013, Fat Girl Food Squad arose out of Ama Scriver and Yuli Scheidt’s joint desire to create a space to talk frankly and openly about what really mattered to them.
We aim to provide a safe, positive space for all bodies while showcasing those who label and identify themselves as fat and endeavoring to breakdown the stereotypes and barriers that surround such a controversial three-letter word. We do this both through the content we curate on our blog, with topics ranging from plus size fashion to food security to Health At Every Size, and through Fat Girl Food Squad: “In Real Life” where we attend and host events & happenings in our communities.
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Family Pan Con Pavo
As Fat Girl Food Squad says goodbye and the new year approaches, my mind has been circling around...
Modern Filipino Cuisine
Filipino cuisine should be more popular than it is. It combines Southeast Asian flavours with...
Heaven Is a Place on Earth
While Los Angeles may be known to most non-Angelinos as a low-fat, no-fat, vegan, green juice...
The Dos and Don’ts of Plus-Size Fashion
When it comes to plus-size fashion, there are certain dos and don'ts to keep in mind. Firstly,...
Plus Size Fashion Tips for the Office
You want to look professional, but you also want to feel comfortable and confident in what you're...
The Best Food for Fat People
When it comes to weight loss, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. However, some foods may be...
My biggest obstacles to eating well
I know that I am not the only one who struggles with eating well. There are many things outside of...
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