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Winter Nighttime Rituals

Happy Monday everyone!  It’s definitely feeling like winter around here now, right? Saturday’s first snow of the season has made if official for me.   As if I am not enough of a homebody the rest of the year, this … Continue reading

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Products I’m Thankful For

I’m truly thankful for all food.                                                                                                      . Even though I strive to base my diet around simple, unprocessed foods, I also like to buy some things that I couldn’t make in my own kitchen.  Cheese?  Yogurt?  Chocolate?  Technically, yes I … Continue reading

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In Memory of Halloweens Past

I would get so excited about trick-or-treating.  Yes, I was that kid, the impatient one nagging my sister and our friends to “Come on!  Hurry up!” as I ran ahead of all of them to quickly get to the next … Continue reading

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Can a Dog Impact Your Health?

While food is a biggie, it’s only one piece in the complex puzzle of enjoying a healthy life! It’s all too easy to get caught up in the mindset that a perfect diet is the most important element to health … Continue reading

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Food Makes a Fun Gift!

Birthdays.  Mother’s Day.  Father’s Day.  There always seems to be another occasion coming up.  How hard is it to buy for people when everyone has everything they already want plus some?  In this world of instant gratification and Amazon, we … Continue reading

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Self-Care, Not Self-Control

I was plagued with a lack of inspiration trying to figure out what to write for February.        I like to think I’m not the only one feeling a little “ick” with the cold and the grayness.  Summer seems a distant … Continue reading

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You CAN Set Yourself up for Healthier Eating: Are You?

How are you doing with making the kinds of food choices you want to be making?              It can be hard!  Good intentions are a fine start, but making it happen is what counts. We are surrounded by the convenience and … Continue reading

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Your New Year’s Resolution: Stop Dieting

Happy 2017!  I want you to have a very Happy New Year and if you’re thinking it’s “diet” time, then I beg you to forget about another diet and let me help you get where you want to go in … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Snacks

Snacking has gotten an undeserved bad reputation– I think mainly because what most of us consider “snack foods” are the packaged, ultra-processed  flour and sugar-based items lining store shelves.  But all snacking really means is eating.  And if you’re hungry … Continue reading

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Artificial Sweeteners and Your Appetite

This post is for you if you regularly consume artificially sweetened foods and beverages! For many of you this time between Thanksgiving and Christmas means major anxiety about staying on track with your health goals.  It often brings up fears … Continue reading

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