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7 07, 2020

How to Host a Picnic During a Pandemic

By |2020-07-10T16:43:38-04:00July 7th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Wellness|0 Comments

Back in April, I was hopeful July would bring good news about less spread of coronavirus. Unfortunately, some people didn't get the memo, that even though business and restaurants were opening up, you still had to distance from people and wash your hands. We now know that being [...]

24 06, 2020

Clean Eating = Clean Kitchen and Pantry

By |2020-06-25T08:55:24-04:00June 24th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Wellness|Comments Off on Clean Eating = Clean Kitchen and Pantry

While I don't love the vaguely defined term "clean eating", I do love a clean kitchen. Many of you may find that after stocking up for a pandemic, you may have items leftover that you didn't use. A recent consumer survey completed by the International Food Information Council [...]

21 05, 2020

Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

By |2020-07-07T14:34:42-04:00May 21st, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Trends, Just for Fun, Recipe, Wellness|Comments Off on Veg Up Your Picnic Pasta Salad

Picnics are back. With our current need to stay physically distanced from one another, al fresco dining is a great option. Old fashioned picnics can be a fun way to bring a small group together in the fresh air, and still enjoy each other's company while distancing and [...]

28 01, 2020

Taste of Budapest

By |2020-01-28T12:32:39-05:00January 28th, 2020|Food Trends, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Taste of Budapest

Note: I attended a sponsored food conference in Budapest, in which part of my travel was paid for, however I was not compensated to write this post. I just like to write about food, and have always been fascinated with its cultural roots.  When I travel, I immerse [...]

27 12, 2019

2020 Here We Come – Start the New Year with Kindness

By |2019-12-27T09:59:35-05:00December 27th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Family, Just for Fun, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on 2020 Here We Come – Start the New Year with Kindness

As you consider dietary or fitness goals for 2020: Well, if you've turned on the television, you've seen the weight loss commercials already. I don't know about you, but I'm still enjoying some special foods from the holidays and celebrating my friends and family for a few more [...]

20 12, 2019

May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

By |2019-12-20T11:41:54-05:00December 20th, 2019|Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on May Your Days Be Merry and Bright

Many of you are celebrating Christmas or Hanukkah in the coming week. Enjoy the week of family, friends, and special foods. There should be no shame in enjoying a cookie, or a candy dish. Just don't overeat, and try to stay active throughout the next week. When the [...]

15 11, 2019

Dietitians: We’re For Real

By |2019-11-15T13:28:36-05:00November 15th, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Facts, Health Professionals, Just for Fun, Wellness|2 Comments

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. The number of registered dietitians has grown five fold since 1969, and there are now about 100,000 registered dietitian nutritionists. About half of those hold advanced degrees, and many specialize. Registered Dietitian [...]

2 09, 2019

Chew the Facts®

By |2020-04-06T19:07:45-04:00September 2nd, 2019|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Just for Fun, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|2 Comments

  Follow Chew the Facts™ to feel good about food, understand where it comes from...and find facts, not fear.   The abundance of misinformation available on the Internet is what motivated me to start blogging and writing books.  I have a passion for helping people find [...]