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Posts from the ‘Recipes’ Category

A Celiac Family of 4 and a Very (very) Long Road Trip

My family recently piled into the car and went for an epic road trip that took us through 8 states. It’s challenging when any family hits the road…do you have enough snacks? Electronics? Access to easy on/off exits? But, when a celiac family travels roads unknown it’s even more difficult. However, with planning it’s not impossible. In fact, we did it pretty easily... and so can you!

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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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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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Make a Plan Before a Resolution

If you are looking to make a healthy change to your diet, whether it’s to lose weight, eat more fruits and vegetables, reduce your sodium or anything else, you must start with a solid plan. Begin by asking yourself these very important questions.

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7-Day Nutrition Plan

People often ask me for tips on how to get through the week; how to seamlessly put together meals that carry from one day to the next. Here I lay out a 7-Day plan that incorporates quick and easy meals as well as satisfying snacks that help keep your energy up. Let me know what you think!

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Ten Great Trail Mixes

In my opinion, there is no easier (and great for you!) snack to put together than trail mix! Skip the packaged varieties and try one of these instead!

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There Are No Bad Foods

Think about your diet as a house: a house without a strong foundation is in serious trouble. When you start by trying to understand the role food plays in your life, you’re building a foundation that will help you design a "house of wellness" that won’t come crashing down.

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