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8 Healthy Snack Ideas for Your Holiday Menu

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The holidays are notorious for taking a toll on waistlines, sometimes unraveling all the progress made in the weeks and months prior. Between cookie exchanges, holiday parties and happy hours, the calories can really put a halt on weight loss efforts. Fortunately, a little planning can go a long way. Here are some healthy snack […]

11 Reasons to Love the Instant Pot According to a Registered Dietitian

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As a registered dietitian, I have a deep love for any kitchen gadget that makes my life easier or helps me get healthy meals on the table faster. Let me introduce you to my latest love: the Instant Pot — a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, yogurt maker, sauté/searing pan, steamer and warming pot […]

5 Weekend Self-Care Activities to Support Your Health Goals

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Are weekends your nemesis when it comes to your health goals? Does your social calendar lead to one too many adult beverages, lengthy binge-watching sessions from the couch, or skipping your weekly trip to the grocery store? The problem is, the domino effect of those choices can leave you feeling behind and unprepared by the […]

Healthy Real Food List

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Does the idea of meal planning make you want to order a pizza instead? You aren’t alone. Roughly 90% of Americans dislike cooking, and 45% outright hate it. Planning a menu can be a challenge, especially if the members of your household don’t share the same preferences or agree on what constitutes a good meal. […]

What is Real Food?

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Let’s be honest. Transitioning to a real food eating style is like trying to spread cold butter on toast. It’s tricky until you warm up to it. But while we inherently know that it’s healthier for us, we’ve become increasingly disconnected from the sources of our food and more reliant on convenience foods. With so many fad […]