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          Don’t shoot the messenger. But yes, it’s almost that time of year. It may still be a bit chilly in your area right now, but it is the time to start thinking of dropping some pounds before you pull out those shorts from last summer. Here...

        Whether your ancestors are from Ireland or Ibiza, you can probably get into the spirit of Saint Patrick’s Day. And how do we do that? With a little Guinness and a lot of traditional holiday food – of course! Most of us indulge on this holiday,...

          At about 5 p.m. every day, I start thinking about what I’m going to make for dinner. But, that’s not where the process gets stunted; I actually come up with some pretty terrific ideas. So, what’s the problem? I never seem to have the right ingredients...

        Spring break is approaching, so that means I’ll be taking a little road trip with my family to visit some of our relatives. We’ve done this trip many times before, so let’s just say I know the ins and outs. If I don’t prepare enough snacks for...

          I was traveling for work last month, and after a few days I began feeling “digestively challenged.” I hadn’t brought as many fiber-rich snacks as I normally do, and I just wasn’t feeling myself. I mentioned this to my friend (and coworker) and she generously...

        If I’m craving something sweet the last thing that will satisfy me is a rice cake. To a certain extent, we are all emotional eaters. We are wired to eat emotionally from a young age. Cuddling with mom or dad while eating, cookies for a job...

           Until recently, I thought I had a good working routine for lunch. If you ever came to see me at lunchtime, you’d find me hunkered over my keyboard, carrot sticks in hand. The lunch was healthy, and I saved about 20 minutes that I could...

In all honesty, I hate this topic. Out of everything I do to maintain my weight, this is what gives me the most trouble: It’s portion control. I’ve always been a big eater. Even as a kid, I remember adults commenting on my “healthy appetite.”...

It starts the night before… I lay out my exercise clothes. I find it helps to setup the intention to exercise before my head even hits the pillow. It’s most helpful during those dark and rainy days when I’d much rather stay cozy in my warm...