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Halloween Treats & School Birthday Parties

It is that time of year again, school is back in session and Halloween is right around the corner. The season is in full swing  for school birthday parties, sporting events and the always-anticipated Halloween. With the rise of obesity


Healthy Back To School Snack Options

The summer is ending, and for some, the kids are going back to school.  Many of us want to feed our children a healthy breakfast before school and pack a healthy lunch to eat during school. The after school snack


Barbecues Weighing You Down?

Summer is great for enjoying warm weather, fun in the sun and gatherings with friends. Barbecues are synonymous with summer gatherings. They can be filled with great healthy foods such as crisp fresh vegetables, sweet in season-fruit, and local fresh


Tips To Beat The Sugar Cravings Naturally

1. Drink plenty of water. Sometimes when you feel hungry or you have a craving, you are actually dehydrated. Drink 8 oz. of water and see if your craving goes away. 2. Eat regularly, every 2-3 hours. This will help in a


Healthy Nutrition For The Summer Time

Summer weekends at the beach are here as well as picnics, backyard barbecues, and outdoor dinners. But these gatherings are often loaded with calorie-laden foods like pasta salads, chips, ice cream, cookies, cocktails and beers. Enjoy your warm weather favorites while keeping


Proper Hydration

Our bodies need water. Water helps digest food, transports nutrients to and from cells, discards waste, dissipates heat in the form of sweat, lubricates joints and acts as a shock absorber. Water naturally suppresses our appetites and helps the body


Gluten-Free Dairy-Free Black Bean Brownies

Try this great recipe for a healthier dessert option. It is high in fiber and protein. It is one of my new favorites. 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed, or 3/4 cup dried black beans 3 eggs 5


Can Your Diet Beat The Winter Blues?

We are in the thick of winter, and you might be feeling a little lethargic. Perhaps you are craving more carbs; you are sad, anxious, or having trouble sleeping. You are not alone! Thousands of people struggle with the “Winter


Cold Weather, Bring On The Comfort Food

For some reason, cold weather calls for comfort food and if your lifestyle is hectic, that comfort food also needs to be quick and easy. Luckily quick and easy comfort food can also be healthy! A slow cooker is the


Ringing In The New Year With Realistic Resolutions

Last year, fifty-one percent of Americans set a resolution to exercise more and thirty-one percent planned to lose weight. Just one week into 2012, nearly one-third of Americans had already broken their resolutions. By February 14th, half were falling behind