Archive for the 'winter' Category

Dec 08 2014

Local Food in the Winter: Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Pears and Goat Cheese

This is a salad from my new book, Farm Fresh Nutrition: Eating Green and Clean. Supporting Your Local Economy. You can find most of food locally during the winter. Roasted Butternut Squash Salad with Pears and Goat Cheese 1 large butternut squash, seeded, peeled, and cut into one inch cubes, or other squash you have […]

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Dec 08 2014

Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge Week 4: Snacking Your Way to a Healthy Holiday

How have you been doing on the holiday challenge so far? If it has been challenging, keep working at it. For most of us, the holiday season is a time of snacking. Eating snacks is not such a bad thing  unless it is too much of a good thing. What you choose and how much […]

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Sep 21 2014

Squash Season Means Healthy Season

I wanted to share a few pictures of the squash available at Flying Cloud Farm http://www.flyingcloudfarm.net/ and some other varieties that I picked up from Mountain Harvest Organics http://www.mountainharvestorganic.com/index.html The days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler and now there is an abundance of fall squash at the farmers markets and there are […]

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Dec 30 2013

Health Concepts Nutrition Maintain Don’t Gain Holiday Challenge Week Seven: Have a Happy Healthy New Year!

     The New Year is almost here! If you have been working towards the holiday weight challenge, how have you been doing? If you have not taken part, consider weighing in on January 1st or 2nd and determine if there is change that you want to work towards. I wanted to share a few things […]

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Dec 11 2013

Week Four Health Concepts Holiday Maintain Don’t Gain Challenge: Exercise Your Right to Health

Life gets hectic during the holidays! We try to squeeze in extra tasks into our already busy schedules even when we try to simplify.  Making or buying gifts, wrapping, buying and decorating a tree, sending holiday cards, making treats and attending festivities all add up. One healthy habit that I try to maintain over the […]

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Nov 25 2013

Health Concepts Holiday Challenge Week Two: Mindful Holiday Eating

Mindful Holiday Eating If you are weighing in for the Holiday Challenge, weigh in today and this number will challenge you to maintain your weight next week. By now, your Thanksgiving Menu is probably written and you have already gone to the grocery store. If you aren’t cooking dinner, you probably know where you are […]

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Nov 20 2009

Holiday Survival Eating Challenge

Week One: How Do I Measure Up? Get a Baseline of How You are Doing! How do you measure your success if you don’t know where you are? This is why you need an initial weigh-in. Use the weekly weigh-in sheet to track your weight and see if you are maintaining. If your weekly sheet […]

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Nov 16 2009

2009 Holiday Survival Food Challenge

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2009 Holiday Survival Food Challenge Ready to maintain your weight this holiday season? Many of us gain least 1-2 pounds or more which is almost impossible to lose after the New Year. The holidays may not be the time to make major lifestyle changes but you can prevent additional holiday pounds from sneaking on. For […]

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Dec 01 2008

Holiday Survival Healthy Eating Challenge: Healthy Holiday Party Appetizer Ideas

Are you ready for Week 4 of the Healthy Holiday Eating Challenge? How did you do during your Thanksgiving Celebration? Did you feel that you were more aware of your choices? If you ate more than you had hoped, you still have many days that you can make healthful eating choices during this holiday season. […]

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Nov 25 2008

Week Three Holiday Eating Challenge Time is More Precious than Money! Great Ideas to Make Your Holidays Healthier and Happier

As Monday passed and I had not started writing Week Three, it just made it even more clear to me in these days where the economy needs repair, time is even more precious than gold! The topic that I had planned was getting more veggies and salads throughout the holidays to help us stay on […]

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