Vacationing: The Healthy(er) Approach, Nutrition Edition

This blog shares how you can have a realistic approach to eating healthy on vacation, without depriving yourself. Figuring out exactly how I was going to write this blog was quite the challenge, to say the least.  The day before...

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Recipe of the Month: Roasted Kielbasa & Vegetables

I saw this picture the other day and it cracked me up. While this picture undoubtedly applies to moms, I think it can apply to everyone. In January, I was cooking oven roasted chicken thighs with a light mushroom cream...

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How To Enjoy The Holidays Without Blowing It

The holidays mean extra items on the dinner table, which can lead to overeating and consuming too many or unwanted calories. However, this doesn’t mean you have to throw in the towel when it comes to staying on track...

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Recipe of the Month: Slow Cooker Butternut Squash Soup

In the fall, when the schedule is as hectic as ever, there is nothing I love more than coming home to a meal that is already cooked for me. Using a slow cooker is a life-saver, not to mention...

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Healthy Grilling Marinades

Marinades What does the term marinade mean? Let’s answer that question first. Marinating is a technique that's been around at least since the Renaissance, when acidic mixtures were commonly used to help preserve foods. The first known marinade originally...

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Easy Weeknight Dinner: Roasted Salmon With Zucchini Noodles

Looking for an easy weeknight dinner, and love salmon? So many people say they’d eat more fish if only they knew how to cook it. Cooking fish is simple and super fast, and that’s why I regularly cook it during...

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Intuitive and Mindful Eating For The Holiday Season

There is nothing like walking into a kitchen filled with the smells of all of your favorite Holiday foods cooking. That is, until reality sets in and you start thinking about how in the world you will be able...

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Protein Powders: Which One is for You?

Are you confused about what protein powder is the right one for you? Ever wonder what makes one protein powder different from the next? You are not alone. Let’s start from the beginning: the ingredients. The different types of...

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