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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 are eight tips from some    Continue Reading


Experts’ Food, Fitness & Fiction Holiday Gift Picks

With the holiday season in full swing, I decided to turn to a discriminating and dynamic group of nutrition and fitness experts and authors to share what’s on their food-, fitness-, and fiction-related gift wish lists. Whether you’re shopping for yourself or simply want some (mostly healthy) gift ideas for yourself, these lists are sure    Continue Reading

Tricks to Eating Healthy During the Holidays

6 Tips to Avoid Overeating

Check out my guest blog on to help you eat less when celebrating during the holidays–or anytime.

8 Foods to Boost Your Holiday Mood

Do any of these foods make it on your list during the holidays–or anytime? Check out to see nutrition experts’ top picks.

A Healthy You with Carol Alt

Here’s a clip from Carol Alt’s show on Fox News Channel in which I talked about strategies to help you eat well over the holidays.

Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip and Roasted Butternut Squash

With the holidays here, you’re likely going to be spending lots of time in your kitchen. To make entertaining more tasty and enjoyable without sabotaging your effort (or that of your guests) to eat nutritiously, here are two recipes featuring 3 superstar veggies–spinach, artichokes and butternut squash. Enjoy! Baked Spinach & Artichoke Dip Yield/Servings: Makes    Continue Reading

Rosemary-Citrus Turkey Breast & Orange Cranberry Sauce

Just in time for Thanksgivukah come two delicious recipes for turkey and cranberry sauce. They’d make great additions to any dinner during the holidays–or whenever! Yum!         Rosemary-Citrus Turkey Breast Yield/Servings: ~8 Ingredients: 1 bunch rosemary, roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 3 oranges 1 lemon ¼ cup olive oil 4    Continue Reading

How to Eat Intelligently (and Enjoyably) Over the Holidays

Check out Dr. Susan Albers’ great tips to get through the holidays with your eating–and your mind!–intact in my blog.

5 Minute Fixes for the Frazzled

We all get frazzled this time of year! But doing a few of these 5 minute fixes (many that involve food, fitness, and friends) a few times a day will help you feel better, and in some cases, burn calories or check off items on your to do list. So what are you waiting for?    Continue Reading