Health in a Hurry! Blog

You know the drill. It’s a new year and you vowed to give up sugar, carbs or alcohol. You decide to book a night out with your friends after work. You arrive at the restaurant starving and you order a glass of wine. It hits...

Last week I started a two part series on snacking. Have you noticed the "hangry" phenomenon in your household this week?  It's important to understand that "snacking" is no longer something that's frowned upon as long as it's GOOD snacking. Good Snacking (Pros): 1. Takes the edge off...

Because I travel frequently, I must be resourceful to stay healthy. The night before a trip, I pack my favorite healthy snacks, and I never get caught off guard. Well, almost never. Last week was a bit of a whirlwind and I was rushing to pack....

“One lives in the hope of becoming a memory.” That’s a nice quote from Antonio Porchia, but what happens when we start forgetting? As we get older, many people find that their memories aren't as reliable as they once were – and I’m no exception....

In the past few months, I’ve been getting a surprising amount of questions about flat belly foods. The other day, I finally realized why. I was browsing the internet and seemed to be bombarded with ads that claim to unveil top secret flat belly foods....

Here is my favorite recipe for a healthy after school smoothie: Blueberry Brain Bliss Smoothie I love blueberries, in fact, I call them brain berries. Their antioxidants  have been shown to support brain health (great at any age!). 2 cups of Blueberries 1 medium banana 2 cups of 1% milk ¾...

Ingredients: 4 cups (1-inch) cubed peeled butternut squash (about 1 1/2 pounds) 1 tablespoon olive oil 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 large shallots, peeled and halved 1 (1/2-inch) piece peeled fresh ginger, thinly sliced 2 1/2 cups low-sodium vegetable broth 2 tablespoons (1-inch) slices fresh chives Cracked black pepper (optional) Directions 1. Combine first 5 ingredients in...