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Mindful Eating: Are You Aware?

Ask yourself the following – Are you a mindful eater? Do you stop when it’s meal time and put away the phone, shut off the TV, and close out the email? Are you sitting at a table (versus driving in the … Continue reading

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Summertime Diet Destroyers

Summer is in full swing. That means going to the beach, pool parties, ball games, state fairs, and backyard bbqs. That also means a lot of high-calorie, high-fat, high-sugar, and high-salt foods that are bound to wreck your waistline. Here … Continue reading

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Roasted Pesto Potatoes

In a few days, it will officially be summer. And that means that it’s also barbecue season. Time for family gatherings, fun times playing in the pool with tunes blasting, and of course, some great smelling food on the barbecue. … Continue reading

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Asian Lettuce Wraps

We love Asian cuisine. Whenever we are in the mood for this type of food, we often go to P.F. Changs. One of our favorite things to eat at this restaurant is their vegetarian lettuce wraps. They’re so flavorful and fun … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

You’ve heard it over and over again – breakfast is the most important meal of the day! So, now you make sure you eat a smart meal every morning. Congrats! Then it’s off to work or school, or a busy … Continue reading

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Celiac Disease 101

May is National Celiac Awareness Month. Approximately one in 133 people have Celiac Disease, an autoimmune condition in which the ingestion of gluten causes damage to the lining of the small intestines. Such damage causes malabsorption of nutrients as well as … Continue reading

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Power Snacks

We don’t know why, but snacking seems to be a controversial topic. One one side of the argument, you have people who say that snacking will ruin your appetite and cause you to gain weight. On the other side, snacking … Continue reading

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Are you a Social Snacker?

You know the type of girl – she can’t say  “no” to doughnuts at the morning meeting, nor to cake for the office birthday celebration, and definitely not to hot wings at happy hour. Is that you? Well, all of … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Slim Your Habits

Spring has officially arrived, which means that bikini-beach season will be here in about 3 months! If you feel like your best body is hiding under the winter layers, it’s time to get started. You know that losing weight means burning … Continue reading

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Soba Noodles, Crab, Avocado with Scallion Vinaigrette

Aaah, spring is in the air. Time to lighten up your meals. You want your meals to be well-balanced, with good carbs, lean protein, and healthy fats, so you can walk away from your meal feeling energetic, not weighed-down. And … Continue reading

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