Healthy hot beverages to warm you up this winter

When the weather is frigid and grey, is there anything more comforting than a warm drink as you cozy up under your favorite blanket? Aside from the comfort they bring on a cold winters day, there are also several hot drinks to enjoy that are actually of great benefit...

Stress Eating over the Holidays

The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When...

Sneaking Healthy Food into Holiday meals….

My favorite ways to sneak healthy goodies into my holiday savory dishes are: to create a base using homemade bone broth. (Check out crock pot recipes to make it simply.) Add fresh herbs (and fresh citrus rinds) where appropriate. Use as much fresh, in season food as...

Healthy Habits for the Holidays

The holidays are jam-packed with an abundance of meals, parties, and gatherings that are filled with delicious but generally unhealthy foods.  I’m sure you’re familiar with the experience of feeling a little off track from your health goals during this season.  ...

We’re encroaching on the most wonderful time of the year, wouldn’t you agree?  There are so many lovely things about the holiday season that I’d have a hard time listing only a few.  The Music. The atmosphere.   I’d have to say, though, that universally, we all look...

Cravings….What do they mean?

  Cravings are universal.  We can all relate to what it feels like to be able to think of nothing other than a Nantucket Bake Shop glazed donut or a waffle cone of the Juice Bar ice-cream – and the feeling like we can’t possibly go on without it.  We’ve all been...