Healthy Holiday Eating

Healthy Holiday Eating

You can eat healthy during the holiday season.  If this is one of your goals, here are some tips to help you. Don’t go to a party hungry: we often eat faster and more and can’t stop eating when we are hungry. So be sure to eat well during the day to avoid overeating at [...]Read More...

Life Begins At the Table

Life Begins At the Table

This poem was posted recently by Quest Food Exchange. It is a beautiful poem -- all about how the most important things in life begin at a kitchen table. [...]Read More...

Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is a way to approach daily eating with more awareness. If practiced regularly, it can change our eating and our health. Each day, each meal, we have an opportunity to slow down and notice what we are eating and how it feels in our body. Slowing down, noticing, paying attention makes it easier [...]Read More...

Curried Rice Salad

Curried Rice Salad

Cook rice and set aside to cool in a large bowl. Toast almonds in 350 degree F oven for 7 – 10 minutes and set aside to cool. Stir almonds, celery, red and green peppers, green onions and cilantro into the cooled rice. In small bowl, mix lemon juice, olive oil, curry and pepper. Pour [...]Read More...

Buying Organic Produce

Buying Organic Produce

Dr. Andrew Weil recently posted an article about his partnership with the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit organization that advocates for policies that protect global and individual health. EWG has recently released a Shoppers’ Guide to Pesticides in Produce. The 2010 version is based on the results of current research on nearly 96,000 pesticide [...]Read More...

The New Year

The New Year

The new year is here.  Although New Year’s Resolutions are things we don’t tend to keep, the new year brings thoughts of goals for the upcoming year. Making healthy eating and exercise goals for the new year can be motivating – make them small and manageable. For instance, a good healthy eating goal for January [...]Read More...

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