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A Road Map to Feeding a Crowd

How do you prepare to feed a crowd or host a holiday dinner? Recently the Guiding Stars Licensing Company asked me this important question. My answer? A road map for success (and a complete menu too!).

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Gluten Free? Add These Products to Your Packing List

If you or a family member live with a severe allergy or celiac disease, then you know how the potential for cross contamination can rule your day. In my case, its celiac disease, which plagues my household and more importantly the lives of my husband and young son. Until you have made a simple sandwich for someone with celiac, and momentarily gotten confused thereby resulting in the need for 3 knives and two plates, you probably don’t know what I’m talking about. But, if you do, then these products I buy for keeping food safe when sharing a kitchen with company or travel companions are just what you need.

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Better-for-You-BBQ

A summer barbecue is the best way to spend a long afternoon, with kids and adults alike enjoying lawn games and savoring the outdoors. Of course, along with the playing may be an extended afternoon of eating too, and sometimes not the best choices. In my latest post for Guiding Stars I highlight five nutrition “traps” that may be present at your next grill fest.

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Quick Ideas for Easy Meals

People frequently ask me for ideas of what to eat when they are short on time, bored with the “same old” or trying to excite their family with some new flavors. Here is a brief list of some ideas that have recently been top of mind…

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What to do with all of that leftover holiday candy….

The celebrating may be over and the guests have left, but the candy has stuck around. What to do with all that chocolate and other treats? I’ve got some ideas…

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New Webinar- Sound Bite Science: Helping Consumers Know Who/What to Believe

I recently had the opportunity to co-host a webinar for the Guiding Stars Licensing Company. This timely webinar, which examined how the media translates science for the public, helped participants understand how to critically popular articles as well as research journals. With tips for finding trustworthy information online and in print, this critical webinar helped empowered participants to read beyond the headlines.

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Comcast Passion for Health: Label Reading

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for a Healthy Living segment for Comcast Channel 8 in Putnam County, NY. If you tuned in then you already know all about label reading. If you missed it, I review all of the details here…and we’ll make sure you know when the next one airs!

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Comcast Channel 8 Passion for Health: Heart Health

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for a Healthy Living segment for Comcast Channel 8 in Putnam County, NY. If you tuned in then you already know all about heart health. If you missed it, I review all of the details here…and we’ll make sure you know when the next one airs!

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Comcast Channel 8 Passion for Health: Juicing and Smoothies

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for the Passion for Health series for Comcast Channel 8 in Putnam County, NY. If you tuned in then you already know all about juicing and smoothies. If you missed it, I review all of the details here…and we’ll make sure you know when the next one airs!

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Comcast Channel 8 Passion for Health: Healthful Snacking

I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed for a Healthy Living segment for Comcast. If you tuned in then you already know all about healthful snacking. If you missed it, I review all of the details here…and we’ll make sure you know when the next one airs!

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