I don't know about you, but I love a good chocolate chip cookie. I grew up in a household where my mom baked cookies for special occasions. We have a rather large family so there seems to be a special occasion monthly! My mom is known as the "cookie lady" for sure! Her chocolate chip… Continue reading How to fit cookies into a healthy lifestyle
Eating requires some conscious actions on our part, unlike breathing and sleeping. We need to make decisions every day when planning what we are going to eat. We have to make choices, shop, and select food items frequently. That's why mindful eating is so important! It allows us to make meaningful, clear choices about the… Continue reading Are you eating mindfully?
Family get-togethers are the best! There are always the traditional meal items like turkey and dressing, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, and corn casserole. But what about healthy options for those who are trying not to overdo it during the holidays? I'm not saying it's not okay to eat these traditional items, you just may… Continue reading New Traditions with Healthy Holiday Foods
Holidays are a great time for family gatherings and good eating! So, if you are planning on having family and friends over, here are some great tips to remember. To thaw your turkey, make sure you put it in the refrigerator for at least a couple of days before you are going to be cooking… Continue reading Keeping your holiday meals safe
Diabetes is a growing concern… Over 34 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes and more people don’t even know they are at risk for developing it. This month is National Diabetes Month so I thought it would be beneficial to discuss the ins and outs of diabetes. There are different types of diabetes, but… Continue reading What you need to know about diabetes