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6 12, 2021

The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

By |2021-12-06T13:54:31-05:00December 6th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Weight Management|Comments Off on The Holidays: Be Mindful with these 5 Tips

The holidays can be a wonderful time of year, but they can also be stressful. You may be dealing with added financial burdens, a heavier work load, scheduling conflicts, or are grieving a recent loss - it all adds up to stressful moments amongst the joyful. That stress can lead to [...]

2 11, 2020

New Options for Holiday Cooking

By |2020-11-02T10:44:36-05:00November 2nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Family meals, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management, Wellness|1 Comment

You may be hosting a smaller gathering this year, so how can you change up your menu while still keeping it special? You can get together safely and still have fun, but do stay abreast of pandemic safety guidelines. Here are  a few of my ideas: Make fewer [...]

16 12, 2019

Handling the Hustle and Bustle

By |2019-12-20T11:42:06-05:00December 16th, 2019|Family, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Handling the Hustle and Bustle

It's the most wonderful time of the year....Right? Yes, and sometimes, no. The holidays can be a wonderful time for family, friends, and special gatherings. But for many, it's very stressful. The stress may be drawn from a number of things. For starters there seems to be an [...]

11 12, 2018

Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

By |2019-08-27T15:52:04-04:00December 11th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Adding a Little Bit of Healthy to Your Holiday Table

Food doesn't have to fancy to be good for you. You don't have to add chia seeds to everything. You don't have to use hard-to-find ingredients. You don't have to have fancy "nut butters" on hand, if all you have on the shelf is peanut butter - it's [...]

20 12, 2013

Keeping Food in Perspective during Special Occasions

By |2019-08-20T16:08:24-04:00December 20th, 2013|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Keeping Food in Perspective during Special Occasions

Vacations. Holidays. These special times will come and go, and often revolve around a lot of eating and drinking. It's simple to say "take the focus off food" or "don't use food as a reward or to handle stress" but the fact is, indulgence happens sometimes. Some of [...]

14 11, 2012

Thanksgiving Favorites to Keep You Happy and Healthy

By |2012-11-14T07:05:59-05:00November 14th, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Thanksgiving Favorites to Keep You Happy and Healthy

Many people get anxious about weight gain over the holiday season, fearing that their eating habits may spiral out of control. I want you to enjoy the upcoming season, so I'll be sharing some tips over the next few months. You don't want to throw your health goals [...]