Category Archives: Holidays

Creamy Avocado Egg Salad

For many people, the Easter season brings with it the tradition of coloring and decorating eggs.   But what do you do with the eggs afterwards – eat them or throw them away?  Aren’t eggs too high in cholesterol?  Questions about … Continue reading

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Irish-style Sweet Potato Nachos recipe

In honor of the holiday, I’ve got a not-so-traditional nachos recipe for you.  This dish features Irish-style baked sweet potatoes with all your favorite nacho toppings.  Different and yet just as irresistible as traditional nachos. Are you wondering if sweet … Continue reading

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Tex-Mex Bean and Chicken Burrito

February is for love and heart health!  It’s American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the number one killer of Americans?  Each year, more than two million heart attacks and strokes take place resulting in 800,000 deaths. … Continue reading

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A special holiday recipe just for you: Baked Spiced Pears

As we near the end of the holiday season with Hanukkah behind us and Christmas just ahead, I just want to take a moment and thank you for being a loyal subscriber to my e-newsletter and for inspiring me to … Continue reading

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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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