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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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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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5 Guilt-Free Holiday Eating Strategies – and a yummy recipe

Are you tired of feeling guilty for indulging in your favorite holiday foods? It’s time for a change. This holiday season, eat the food you want (guilt-free); and do it without packing on the pounds. That’s right! With a few … Continue reading

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Say “YES!” To Your Holiday Favorites This Year

When presented with all of the beloved family recipes and tasty dishes expected at any holiday get-together, it can become difficult to say “no.” Good news: you don’t have to! Here are a few simple tips to make the holiday … Continue reading

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How to Eat Your Holiday Favorites without Guilt

It’s totally possible to have healthful and fun holiday celebrations. The key is to focus on balance and avoid overindulgence. Go ahead and eat some cookies or other holiday treats — just don’t eat everything in sight. Enjoy the treats … Continue reading

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3 Simple Tips for Holiday Grocery Shopping

This is the time of year when making the right food choices is harder than ever. With all the usual food temptations – rich desserts, creamy casseroles and buttery rolls – your calorie consumption can easily get out of control. … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season to Eat and Not Gain

Do you tend to gain weight during the holiday season? If so, you’re not alone. According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, research suggests that Americans, on average, gain about one pound during the holiday season and those who … Continue reading

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Cyber Monday Special

With Thanksgiving behind us, it’s time to get ready for Christmas and that means shopping for gifts. What’s the best gift you can think of giving (or getting) this year? A new iPad, tickets to a show, designer jewelry? I … Continue reading

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Black Friday Special

The holiday season is here and that means gifts. What’s the best gift you can think of giving (or getting) this year? A new iPad, tickets to a show, designer jewelry? I have a better idea. Consider something really unique … Continue reading

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Rethink That [alcoholic] Drink

Holiday time is here and we all know what that means – office parties, family gatherings, neighborhood events, and more. And where there are parties there is food (and alcohol) making this time of year very challenging for everyone who … Continue reading

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