5 Tips to Avoid Holiday Snack Traps

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with PLANTERS. As always, all opinions are my own. Please read my disclosure statement here. With the holiday season finally here, do you worry that shorter days and colder temperatures coupled with countless food-focused parties and events will make it even more of a challenge to maintain… Read More

How to Add Pep to End of Summer Celebrations

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with Planters Peanuts. As always, all opinions are my own. Please read my disclosure statement here. With Labor Day just around the corner, instead of spending the holiday weekend lamenting the dwindling days of summer, why not celebrate! To help ease the transition from August to September—and… 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

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… Read More

Tricks to Eating Healthy During the Holidays

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6 Tips to Avoid Overeating

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

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.… Read More

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.… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More