The Spring cooking classes were a great success, featuring easy-to-make, nutritious and delicious recipes. The focus is always on getting in more vegetables, highlighting lean proteins, picking the right kinds of grains, and spicing it all up with fresh herbs, warm spices, and a punch of flavor from some acid. And let’s not forget about… Continue reading 2013 Summer Cooking Classes
Toss Out Temptation – Everyone has a list of “trigger foods” – which means an open bag is an empty bag. Before you revamp your eating program, go through your pantry, fridge, and freezer and toss out these “trigger foods.” If it’s not staring you in the face, the odds are you won’t want it.… Continue reading 6 Tips to Beat the Battle of the Bulge
Belly Fat. Spare Tire. Muffin Top. Call it what you want, but it’s a major health hazard. Fat that’s stored around your midsection raises your risk of developing diabetes, heart disease, and cancer. That’s the bad news. The good news is that this kind of fat is very metabolically active and is easier to lose… Continue reading Banish Belly Fat
The holidays are upon us and I’m sure that there are some people out there who still haven’t done their holiday shopping (you know who you are!). Here are some great gift ideas that will help to nourish the mind, body, and spirit of the lucky recipient. Consultation with a Registered Dietitian: A meeting with… Continue reading Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas
Monday through Friday, you do great with your eating. But when the weekend comes around, you let loose. Cookies – sure, I’ll have another. Apple martini – I thought you’d never ask! Pizza – why stop at one slice? Does this sound familiar? Then Monday morning rolls around and you step on the scale. To… Continue reading Splurges – Helpful or Harmful?
Now that most kids around the country are back at school, it’s back to the age-old discussion – do you make their lunch or let them buy the lunch from the school’s cafeteria? Schools are supposed to comply with specific nutritional guidelines, as set out by the National School Lunch Program. Lunch is supposed to… Continue reading Is School Making your Child Fat?
Worst fast-food kids meals McDonald’s Mighty Kids Meal, consisting of a double cheeseburger, french fries and chocolate milk, has topped a list of the most unhealthy fast-food kids meals complied by dietitians at the nonprofit Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine. The group said the McDonald’s kids meal has 840 calories and 37 grams of… Continue reading Worst Kids Meals