What I’m Eating Now

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Oh man, it is cold outside.  Just today on my walk to the gym at 6AM it was 6 degrees.  I miss summer.  But instead of complaining, I’ve been enjoying some soul-warming foods that are delicious and nourishing at the same time.  I find I’m craving more spice, warmer...
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Trick or Treat Yourself

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Beyond the fun decorations, creative costumes, and pumpkin carving, Halloween is synonymous with candy- and lots of it. If you’re planning on taking your kids Trick or Treating, or simply buying candy for the kids in your neighborhood, chances are, you may want to treat yourself too. Before you indulge,...
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Avocadoh-so-delicious

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Fun fact! Did you know the avocado is also known as the Alligator Pear? Regardless of whether you know it as the Alligator Pear or just a plain ole avocado, these nutritional powerhouses are one of my absolute favorite foods. Sure you can eat it plain, sliced in a...
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Surviving Holiday Travel

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The holidays are here! Visiting family and friends! Sparkly lights and parties! And road-tripping. And airplane food.  Airport security lines? Wait, we thought the holidays were supposed to be fun… First, figure out what’s allowed.Liquids over 3.4 oz are not allowed through airport security, so buy your bottled water...
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Sprouted Nuts and Seeds

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I love nuts and would live on them and nut butters alone (um, and chocolate) if they didn’t carry such a high calorie and fat load.  But, since they do I limit myself to 1 serving a day (about 1/4 cup nuts or 2 TBSP nut butter) so I...
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The Skinny on Fruit

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Weight Watchers used to be the last bastion of old-school numbers-don’t-lie dieting. The points system reinforces a fundamental principle of weight loss: to lose body weight, create a calorie deficit. Fewer calories in, more calories out. When the body does not get enough energy from food, it begins to...
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