Category Archives: Tips

One Healthy Habit to Establish if You Want to Eat Better….

  Read the ingredients in everything you buy and eat. Ignorance is not bliss, at least not when it comes to what you’re putting in your mouth. Awareness is key.  There is a connection between checking ingredients and making healthier … Continue reading

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I Can Have it Tomorrow: A Tip From a Client

Does this sound like a familiar scenario?:  You’ve just finished eating a delicious, satisfying meal and you’re now faced with the temptation to eat yet more food– maybe an invitation to the local ice cream shop, perhaps a chocolate bar … Continue reading

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Are You in the 6%?

We all know that America is struggling with health issues…. but did you realize how few people adhere to 5 key health behaviors that can reduce the risk of chronic disease? Take a look at this shocking article I recently … Continue reading

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2 “Pizza-But-Not-Crappy-Pizza” Meal Ideas

            Pizza!  Everyone likes pizza. I grew up eating pizza, probably at least once a week. Most people I talk to eat it quite frequently too.  Yes, it’s delicious and OK to eat occasionally but … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving: Savor it, Don’t Stress it

I’m hearing from just about everybody how anxious they are feeling about Thanksgiving.  If you’re anticipating the holiday with stress and fretting that you’re going to “cheat” or “ruin your diet,” I want you to shift to a more positive … Continue reading

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What’s On Your Counter?

I just saw this interesting article yesterday and had to share! The 20lb Cereal Box: Kitchen Counter Foods that Relate to Your Weight Keep boxed cereal or bottled soda on your counter?  How about cookies?  According to this study, you … Continue reading

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Homemade Pumpkin Pie Ice Cream (Dairy-Free)

Are you tired of pumpkin yet?  I’m slowing down with it but still having some type of squash several times a week since it’s so abundant at the farms! While pumpkin and other squash are definitely things to be eating … Continue reading

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Stuck? Motivation vs. Conscious Decision

  (From Office Space, one of the funniest movies ever)  🙂         I find the topic of motivation fascinating.  Motivation, or lack thereof, comes up a lot in nutrition counseling sessions.  “I know what I need to … Continue reading

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Calorie Counting? Skip it and Trust Your Body

            Counting calories was something I used to frequently recommend to clients for weight loss, but I have found myself doing this less and less often.  In theory, the concept appears to make perfect sense:  … Continue reading

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Nothing for dinner

…Or is there? When you’ve put off grocery shopping, your meats are frozen solid because you forgot to plan ahead and you’re down to what feels like nothing to eat, I’m here to tell you that you can just about … Continue reading

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