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What’s for dinner?

Faux Fried Rice – the kids go crazy for it! Ingredients: 2 cups frozen peas 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup coconut oil, divided 1 1/2 cups cubed pork loin (optional) 6 green onions, sliced 1 large carrot, shredded 2 cloves garlic, minced 20 ounces shredded cauliflower 6 tablespoons soy sauce 2 eggs, beaten Directions: Stir […]

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What’s for dinner?

Eggplant Manicotti – a perfect substitute for pasta!   Eggplant Manicotti (from Vegetarian Times)   Ingredients: 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes Cooking spray 1 small Italian eggplant (about 3/4 pound), trimmed, sliced lengthwise into 4 slices 1 cup chopped kale 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup […]

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Are you an EMOTIONAL EATER?

Who hasn’t enjoyed a pint of Rocky Road ice cream and a good cry? Sometimes it’s good for the soul – the crying part I mean.  Okay, the ice cream too!  We all have stress in our lives – unhealthy relationships, jobs that are not fulfilling, teenagers, sick parents and every day crisis like flat […]

  • BlogFauxFriedRicePHOTO

    What’s for dinner?

    Faux Fried Rice – the kids go crazy for it! Ingredients: 2 cups frozen peas 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup coconut oil, divided 1 1/2 cups cubed pork loin (optional) 6 green onions, sliced 1 large carrot, shredded 2 cloves garlic, minced 20 ounces shredded cauliflower 6 tablespoons soy sauce 2 eggs, beaten Directions: Stir […]

  • blogeggplantmancottiphoto

    What’s for dinner?

    Eggplant Manicotti – a perfect substitute for pasta!   Eggplant Manicotti (from Vegetarian Times)   Ingredients: 1 cup canned crushed tomatoes Cooking spray 1 small Italian eggplant (about 3/4 pound), trimmed, sliced lengthwise into 4 slices 1 cup chopped kale 1 cup part-skim ricotta cheese 1 egg 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 cup […]

  • Blogstresseatingphoto

    Are you an EMOTIONAL EATER?

    Who hasn’t enjoyed a pint of Rocky Road ice cream and a good cry? Sometimes it’s good for the soul – the crying part I mean.  Okay, the ice cream too!  We all have stress in our lives – unhealthy relationships, jobs that are not fulfilling, teenagers, sick parents and every day crisis like flat […]

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    WEIGHT MANAGEMENT and KIDS: How do I manage my children’s weight?

    Wow.  This is a tough one.  We often find ourselves struggling to manage and balance our own eating and exercise, how do we do this for our kids too?  Believe it or not, this is the most asked question I get – as soon as someone finds out I’m a nutritionist.  Immediately, adults think about […]

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    Pastas, Breads and Cereal….Oh My!

    PASTA, BREADS AND CEREALS…OH MY! You’ve heard carbs are bad for you, but they taste soooo good! A little bread with dinner, Special K for breakfast and pasta once in a while won’t hurt me, right? You may ask yourself, what’s the story with carbs? First, let’s clear something up – NOT ALL CARBS ARE […]

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    Hormones and Health

    About once a month, I become a monster.  I don’t mean the kind that hid under my bed or in my closet robbing me of sleep when I was a child.  I mean the kind that makes Linda Blair in the Exorcist look like Little Bo Peep.   The kind of monster that looks normal one […]

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    Gratitude – A Primary Food

    Want to know a simple secret to happiness? Gratitude.  Yes, it’s really that simple.  It’s extremely beneficial to write down the things in your life for which you are grateful.  It can be as simple as a beautiful flower you saw on a walk or as profound as the love you have for your family. […]

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