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soda declineThe Largest Change in the American Diet in the Last Decade
16   October 8, 2015

I find good news exceedingly rare. We are always talking about the latest scary thing.... read more

halloween healthy foodTry Some Real Food For Halloween
5   October 7, 2015

I am so intimidated by Halloween. As an acclaimed healthy snack expert, this celebration is a difficult one to tackle.... read more

finished 5KThis 46 Year Old Mother of Two Ran Her First 5K on Sunday
25   October 6, 2015

This is a photo of my best friend, Laura, and I before we ran a 5K on Sunday. It was my first 5K.... read more

pumpkin spiced muffinsPumpkin Spice Muffins
10   October 5, 2015

I am not immune to the “pumpkin spice bandwagon”. Did I notice the PSL at Starbucks? Why yes I did.... read more

Meditation Course Winner10% Happier – A Meditation Course for Fidgety Skeptics: Winner!
October 1, 2015

The winner of the 10% Happier Course and book is….. read more

Medjool Dates from Yuma, AZA Fresh Fruit You Should Try
31   October 1, 2015

The above bowl is filled with a fresh fruit that looks like a large raisin.... read more

4 Ingredient Pumpkin Ginger BreadFour Ingredient Pumpkin Gingerbread
9   September 30, 2015

This lovely gingerbread includes only four ingredients. read more

Too Many ApplesSnack Girl Meets Little House on the Prairie with an Overabundance of Apples
23   September 28, 2015

Do you know how your husband convinces you to buy a house and neglects to tell you that there are 14 apple trees in the backyard?.... read more

Gourmesso Coffee CapsulesGourmesso Coffee: Make Your Gourmet Coffee at Home
1   September 25, 2015

Nespresso® is the gold standard in at home espresso but it is really expensive.... read more

mcdonalds side salad reviewA Game Changer at McDonald’s
28   September 24, 2015

I went on a trip to Arizona last week and found myself at McDonald’s at 10 PM and I was hungry..... read more

Homemade Granola RecipeHomemade Granola: A Small Cupful of Goodness
8   September 23, 2015

I make this granola often because I love it. I developed the recipe for my book because I wanted to give readers an alternative to boxed cereal. read more

Infuser BottleThe Best Water Bottle in the World
20   September 22, 2015

I am prone to hyperbole when it is warranted.... read more

fall apple muffinsTime for Apple Oatmeal Muffins
6   September 21, 2015

My backyard has 14 apple trees and guess what? This is a great year for apples. Y’all want to come over and pick some? (not kidding) read more

slow cooker quinoa chiliSlow Cooker Vegetarian Quinoa Chili: Healthy, Inexpensive, and Delicious
20   September 17, 2015

I don’t find many vegetarian chili recipes that I adore.... read more

mental barrierHow To Conquer the Mental Hurdles to Losing Weight
22   September 16, 2015

As someone who is paid to reflect and communicate about health, I can’t get stuck in the same intellectual patterns. I MUST innovate my way out of the hole.... read more

Cucumber Tomato BitesCucumber & Tomato Bites for a Healthy Snack
1   September 15, 2015

The calendar says that summer isn’t over. I, for one, am still pigging out on inexpensive produce..... read more

Healthy Wage Challenge 2These Women Lost a Total of 175 Pounds with a Healthy Weight Loss Challenge: Join Us!
3   September 14, 2015

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banana biteIntroducing the Banana Bite
6   September 10, 2015

I am always looking for a way to have a little fun with my snack.... read more

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