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Stay Active! And… Gluten-Free, Vegan Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Loaf

I really want to be running right now.  As I sit here writing this, thousands of runners are at the starting line in downtown Providence just taking their first few steps at the Rock and Roll Half Marathon.  I’m excited … Continue reading

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What Message Is Your Weight Trying to Tell You? (Plus a Spring Garden Update)

Just yesterday I was inspired by a post I read by Marc from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating called A New Way to Lose Weight:  Listen to It.  I find the concept quite interesting and wanted to share … Continue reading

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Spring Detox

You know that spring is in the air when you hear people buzzing about “detoxing”! I’ve written about it in the past here but because it won’t seem to go away I want to bring up the topic once more.  … Continue reading

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How Happiness Works

That’s one way!  But there is something you can do that does not involve chocolate… What if I told you that taking more time for meal and food preparation could actually boost your happiness?  That putting forth the effort to … Continue reading

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You Need Less Than You Think You Need

Do you struggle with portion control?  You’re not alone if you do.  I read a recent research study that reminded me about a little strategy that could help…

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Last Day of the Year!

It’s December 31– How exciting! I do think that any time is a good time to start up healthier eating habits and begin taking better care of your body… but there is something about the fresh start of a new … Continue reading

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Motivation

The world of nutrition counseling is filled with the joys of witnessing clients accomplish the steps it takes to realize their goals– “I’ve been to the gym 5 times this week!” or “I’ve switched my breakfast from a bagel and … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Food Cravings

I hear cries for help dealing with food cravings all the time… anything from “I CRAVE potato chips” to “I CRAVE chocolate chip cookies” to “I CRAVE ice cream.”  These are common frustrations and if you find yourself feeling out … Continue reading

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Does Being Health Conscious Make You Weird?

Isn’t it odd how being a healthy eater puts you in the minority?  You would think that we all would want the same things in life:  to live disease free, have lots of energy and glow with good health.  Not … Continue reading

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Backyard Strawberries

  Q:  Why were the little strawberries upset? A:  Because their parents were in a jam! 🙂 I just picked these from my yard.  I felt like a kid on a treasure hunt peering under the green leaves for the … Continue reading

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