Category Archives: Holidays

10 Holiday Eating Tips (+ simple recipe tweaks)

‘Tis the season for parties and celebrations with family and friends. Unfortunately, for many it also becomes a time for overeating and weight gain. According to the National Institutes of Health, holiday eating can result in an extra pound or … Continue reading

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Enjoy your favorite Halloween candy without the guilt

Are you going Trick-or-Treating with your kids today or staying home to hand out candy to the neighborhood ghosts and goblins?  Either way, candy will likely be in your face.  If you are trying to eat healthier and lose some … Continue reading

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Is corn okay to eat? The answer may surprise you.

Fresh sweet corn on the cob is one of my favorite seasonal vegetables.  It’s so delicious and yet corn has the reputation of being a food to avoid – especially by dieters.  Fortunately this bad reputation is unwarranted.  Corn (which … Continue reading

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Do you tend to blow it on the weekends?

The unofficial start to summer is finally here!  Memorial Day Weekend is the first of many weekends ahead filled with outdoor parties and summer BBQs.  It’s the perfect season to GET HEALTHY! Don’t let the summer weekends ruin your healthy … Continue reading

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Whole grain salads for your Easter table

Cut out carbs!  Carbs will make you fat!  If you want to lose weight, don’t eat carbs! Sound familiar? This dieting rule has been around forever and I’ve heard it many times from my clients.  Truth be told, carbohydrate is … Continue reading

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Are you a speed eater? Tips to help you slow down (+Shamrock Shake recipe)

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy a delicious healthy green smoothie (a.k.a. Shamrock Shake).  The recipe is down below but first, let’s talks about how quickly you’re eating. Do you find that you eat faster than everyone else … Continue reading

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Chocolate without the guilt (5 indulgent recipes you can make today)

It’s that time of year again.  Those big heart-shaped boxes of chocolates are everywhere. I’m sure you’ve heard that chocolate isn’t as bad for you as once believed.  Chocolate has gotten a lot of media coverage in recent years because it’s … Continue reading

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Super Bowl game plan + tasty taco recipe

Will you be watching the big game tomorrow as The Eagles take on The Patriots?  I know I will! The Super Bowl is an unofficial American holiday that is celebrated with lots of food and drink. It can be so … Continue reading

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Do This One Thing and Avoid Overeating on Thanksgiving (+ holiday recipe)

With Thanksgiving happening this week, there’s been a lot of food talk going on around my office lately.  Clients are scheduling last-minute strategy sessions for tips on how they can avoid overindulging and stay on track with their healthy eating … Continue reading

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Countdown to Thanksgiving: 5 tips to keep you feeling well (+ holiday dessert recipe)

Thanksgiving is meant to be just that – a day to give thanks – but a lot of people find this time year incredibly stressful. There are worries about family dynamics, meal preparation, and overeating that can turn the day … Continue reading

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