9 Tips For Having a Healthy Thanksgiving

Let’s face it, Thanksgiving is primarily centered around food. Of course there’s a deeper meaning behind the holiday, but our celebrations generally focus on gravy-laden turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, stuffing, and a healthy dose of sweet pumpkin pie. Delicious? Absolutely! Easy on the waistline? Not so much. To help, we’ve listed a few tips to help you have a healthy Thanksgiving without sacrificing all of your favorite Turkey Day eats.

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Help! I Have Too Much Halloween Candy!

Halloween is now in the books and many of us have likely had too much candy, either out with the kids or handing out the candy. We now need to come up with a plan that will help us make it through without hindering our health and fitness goals. Here are two tricks you can apply to your candy stash. Continue reading Help! I Have Too Much Halloween Candy!

3 Healthy Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

As a natural transition from October to November, I’m bringing you some of my best-kept recipes to fuel your body by using Sweet Potatoes! Sweet potatoes not only fit the fall and Thanksgiving themes, but they fit your nutrition plan as well. Learn about the nutritional benefits of sweet potatoes and try these 3 recipes for easy meal planning! Continue reading 3 Healthy Recipes Using Sweet Potatoes

How to Approach School Year Meal Planning with Your Kids

Now that you’ve settled into the school year, it’s time to discuss with your children what they can expect regarding meals and snacks at home. A general meeting at home about all expectations can save you any communications breakdowns at the wrong times. Why, you say, is this important?! Let me give you a couple of thoughts. Continue reading How to Approach School Year Meal Planning with Your Kids

7 Sweet Halloween Tricks to Keep Your Health on Track

Who doesn’t love a few good Halloween tricks? Being surrounded by sugary treats that are suddenly oh-so-tempting thanks to their fun packaging and miniature size can be hard to resist. Having just one morsel of sugary delight most likely wouldn’t afflict any harm upon our healthy lifestyles. Unfortunately, one morsel often leads to two or three…throughout the days leading up to and following Halloween. Next thing you know, you’re on a sugar-filled hiatus from healthy living and a few extra pounds have snuck up. Continue reading 7 Sweet Halloween Tricks to Keep Your Health on Track