Ditch the Calorie Counting…

“How many calories are in this bowl?” Or “How many calories should I eat at dinner?” Or “What should my daily calorie intake be”? These are questions I am frequently asked by clients and friends. I like to shift the focus away from a number (everyday is different!), and focus […]

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Can candy really be “healthy”?

“Healthy” candy? Sign me up! Well, it is not that simple…while brands like 365, Yum Earth, and Smart Sweets do not have High Fructose Corn Syrup, artificial sweeteners, food dyes or GMOs, you still don’t want to add them to your daily snack rotation. While chemicals are never good in […]

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Winter skin care

This winter weather has not done wonders for our skin, hair or fingernails. Cold, dry air outside and radiators cranking inside do not help the situation. You may notice your nails feel brittle, your lips are chronically chapped, and the ends of your hair are splitting. Diet really helps your […]

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Living (and eating!) in the moment…

Multitasking is great! Like calling a friend while you walk after work, or listening to a podcast while you fold laundry. UNLESS you are eating. “Distracted eating” often leads to over-eating, digestive issues after your meal, and not chewing your food properly. (Not to mention the stains on your clothes!) […]

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Bars for Breakfast?

People often ask my opinion about protein bars for breakfast. I get it, some mornings are just too hard to pull out the blender or motivate in the kitchen—this is where Overnight Oats are a lifesaver, but I digress… (see recipe below!) When choosing a bar look for a short […]

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What is all this talk about bone broth?

Would you consider swapping your afternoon cup of peppermint tea or perhaps your bedtime cup of chamomile for a mug of bone broth? Before you answer that question, hear me out. While herbal tea is a wonderful home remedy for an upset stomach, sore throat or insomnia, bone broth also […]

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A joyful holiday season

If the holidays are supposed to be fun, why do I feel so down? A very important and common question. My guess is that you are either: Over-scheduled Under-scheduled The “over-scheduler’s” tendency to volunteer, sign up, or host events really ramps up at the holidays. Maybe you feel you just […]

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Sugar is a sly fox…

Sugar is sneaky and can be found in all sorts of unlikely places. Many people religiously avoid sugar, by skipping dessert, not drinking soda, and keeping no sweets in the house; however, they may be inadvertently consuming sugar in other less obvious places. Reading food labels is essential! Here are […]

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