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Tips to Help You Get a Better Gut

When you think about getting a better gut, do crunches and core work come to mind? While I’m certainly all for exercise to help you achieve and maintain a healthy body weight and to keep your waist size in check (especially since excess abdominal fat is linked with an increased… Read More

Spring Into a New Season with Food, Fitness & Fiction!

Hello! Hope you’re enjoying a great start to spring! I wanted to share with you my latest Food, Fitness & Fiction newsletter. My goal for now is to do them quarterly and to provide you with links to help you eat and live better. When you click on this link,… Read More

5 Tips to Help You Savor the Flavor of Food

Do you and your family want to eat better and live a more healthful lifestyle? Easier said than done, right? If you have positive intentions but don’t know where to start, or if you just need a little nudge (if not a kick in the pants),  Food, Fitness & Fiction… Read More

6 Tips to Nourish Kids

Below you’ll find part three of my four-part National Nutrition Month series. When you think of nourishing kids, you think about food first, right? While it’s important to provide nutrient-rich foods and meals to kids and to also empower them to get involved in the process, nourishing their spirits and… Read More

9 Ways to Set Yourself Up for Eating Success

Below you’ll find part two of my four-part National Nutrition Month Series. If you think healthy eating is impossible, the following nine tips are sure to put you at ease and help you and your family set yourselves up for success on the eating front. Plan meals ahead of time.… Read More

6 Mindful Eating Tips

Below you’ll find the first installment of my four-part National Nutrition Month series. Enjoy! Nutritious eating shouldn’t just be about the foods you choose; it should also be about enjoying food and the eating experience. Because many of us are super busy with work and school and a mile-long daily… Read More

New Food Rules to Help You Eat Better in 2016

Call me a dork, but there’s something about the release of the Dietary Guidelines for Americans that really excites me. After the release of the 2015-2020 Edition this morning, I printed up and bound the document and read through it while walking more than 4-miles for more than an hour… Read More

It’s National Spaghetti Day! 2 Recipes to Celebrate

Disclaimer: I am a member of the Passion for Pasta Advisory Council (Barilla). As always, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure statement here. If you think you can’t eat pasta, think again! The key is to keep portions small and to pair it with colorful produce and lean… Read More

8 Tips to Eat Well and Stay Fit Over the Holidays

With the holidays in full swing and a New Year only days away, many unfortunately put nutritious eating and being active to the sidelines only to go to extremes once January 1st hits. To help you get into a more mindful and healthier mindset during the holidays and beyond, here… Read More

50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food

A new book by New York Times best-selling author Susan Albers, PsyD is sure to help you navigate happily and healthily through the holidays. In 50 More Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food, Albers provides real-world strategies that benefit the health and minds of those (including me) who emotionally eat… Read More