If you don’t like your results, ask yourself what you were thinking first.
It’s essential to realize that what you think causes you to feel a certain way. That, in turn, causes you to do certain things that ultimately lead to specific results. It's a chain reaction we call TFAR in Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat for Binge Eating: Healing Your Relationship with Food and Your Body.Continue reading...
Holidays, traditions, and food often set up delicious high calorie stumbling blocks as we travel down the road of greater health. What is the best way for you to eat healthy and still enjoy the time with family? First you need toContinue reading...
Your grocery bag is full of vegetables! To maximize nutritional value, should you cook your veggies or eat them raw? If cooked, what is the best way? The answer is – it’s complicated.Continue reading...
Cooking with alcohol is standard in the repertoire for chefs and many home cooks. It does a lot more than make you hungry and add flavor. What are the best options, and what substitutes are available for those who don't drink or have celiac?Continue reading...
Reducing consumption of processed foods is one of the many pathways to good health. Roasting your own lovely sweet red bell peppers is so simple. Grab your best olive oil, a baking pan, and start roasting!Continue reading...
A tablespoon of mayonnaise spread on sandwich bread or used as a base for salad dressing contains 90 calories, all of them coming from the 10 grams of fat in this creamy emulsion. You can benefit from a mayo swap whether you’re vegan, looking to cut fat from your diet, or just want to experiment with new tastes.
Did you purchase a package of no-nitrates added bacon in order to make a healthier breakfast for your family? Your good intentions did not necessarily translate into lower nitrate levels.Continue reading...
"If I'm wearing clothes, the laundry isn't done!" We all burst out laughing at the absurdity and the truth in this statement made by Katharine, a participant in an Am I Hungry? Mindful Eating Retreat. She was telling us how hard she is on herself and how impossibly high her standards are for "deserving" a break. What does that have to do with eating? Everything!Continue reading...
Nearly half of the poultry you buy has an unpleasant surprise hidden inside -salmonella bacteria. How can you buy, store, and prep the bird and minimize the risk of making your family ill?Continue reading...
The veggies are chopped, the pan is prepped, and the meat rub is ready for... wait a minute! I forgot to get the roast! Has this ever happened to you? Staying on top in the kitchen is as simple as one, two, threeContinue reading...
dir="ltr">What influences your food choices? Is it taste, appearance, cost, nutrition? While the answer is probably all of the above, taste often trumps other aspects and is usually enhanced by sugar, salt and fat...but not always! For this year's National Nutrition Month, make nutritious and flavorful recipes.Continue reading...
Is there one cooking oil that rules them all? One healthy and delicious oil that can be used for everything from a salad, to a saute, inside a wok, and all the way to handling the heat of a deep fryer?Continue reading...
What’s great about grapefruit? The list of health benefits is quite extensive, which is why all of February is National Grapefruit Month. This sweet and sour, high-fiber tropical fruit packs in quite a bit of nutrition and health benefits. Try the recipes below for your fill.
The mirror and scale tell only one part of the story of who you are. Don't let them dominate the plot line. Rewriting your internal chatter will have a positive impact on your health. It's easy. All you need to do isContinue reading...
Last month I gave you three tips to Rethink Your Resolutions. (New Year’s Resolutions? Remember those?) If your enthusiasm is gone, your willpower is depleted, and your hope for a “new year, new you” is a distant memory, here are three more tips to help you refocus on your commitment to good health.Continue reading...
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