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

Holiday Supermarket Smackdown

With the holiday season here, I turned to Leah McGrath, RD, LDN, Corporate Dietitian for the last ten years for Ingles Supermarkets in Black Mountain, North Carolina. Here are McGrath’s responses in my first ever Holiday Supermarket Smackdown blog: Best strategy BEFORE you set foot in the supermarket: First, gather your recipes and ideas and make a    Continue Reading