3 Ways Calorie Counting Could Be Making You Unhealthy

We live in a world where “calories” and “dieting” are everyday words in the English language. While caloric information can sometimes be used as great information, much of the time those tiny little numbers are used as weapons in a battle against ourselves. It’s not uncommon to feel almost paralyzed at times when obsessing over…

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Recipe: It’s Chili Time!

I really like chili. It was one of my favorite dinner meals growing up. It’s easy and the leftovers are delicious. This is the basic recipe that Mimi, my mom, made almost weekly in the fall and winter. It’s easy because the recipe uses canned tomatoes and canned beans (I don’t soak beans ;)). You can…

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Snack Smart Strategies for Kids (& Adults)

Just imagine, the kids come home from school (or you from work), and raid the pantry. Before you know it, they’ve offed two bags of chips and a squeezy yogurt… What. Just. Happened? And then there’s the obligatory dinner after the afternoon snack buffet. Is anyone still even hungry? How do we get snack time…

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Recipe: Easy Shrimp & Avocado Tostadas

This easy shrimp & avocado tostada recipe with chili sour cream is a hit at my house, and on the Your Supper Solution menus. The chili sour cream is a delicious finishing touch! Here’s what you’ll need: Shrimp, fresh or frozen, peeled and deveined Avocados Cilantro, fresh Lettuce, of choice Tomatoes, of choice Tortillas, medium Cheddar…

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Recipe: Eggs & Potatoes to Rock Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

Cooking with my family is something that brings me joy. Letting my family cook for me while I read and chill out also brings me joy! These are a few of my “easy peasy” recipes that even kiddos can help with. And, the eggs muffins and potatoes can be reheated for leftover breakfast, lunch or…

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Recipe: Get Dinner on the Table in a Flash (2x)

Cooking is one of the things that helps me mentally transition from a busy day to an evening with the family. It’s one of my “de-stressors” BUT, I realize that cooking and getting a meal on the table isn’t that way for everyone. Many times people ask me about cooking, meal planning, and sitting down…

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Orthorexia: When Healthy Goes too Far

In a nation full of people stricken with chronic diseases, many linked to lifestyle choices, why would we worry about those engrossed with healthy eating?  Because “healthy” can go too far. You may have heard the term “orthorexia” in the media and even in conversation. Orthorexia nervosa was first termed by Steven Bratman, MD in…

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Self-Care: Journaling for Wellness

We so often think taking time just for ourselves is selfish. That couldn’t be the furthest from the truth. Think about the safety warning just before take off on a plan, place your oxygen mask on before helping others. Why is this so hard to do? We tend to jump right on the newest diet…

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Recipe:No-Cook Tomato Sauce – Try it!

It’s unusual that I make a recipe and love it on the first try. Honestly, it’s almost unheard of! But this easy-peasy, no-cook tomato sauce had me at first bite. I truly believe it will be one of those recipes I use over and over. And, it makes me think of a dear friend. When…

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Meal Planning Method Your Guide to Dinner

For years, I’ve been helping people improve their nutritional intake. One of the things I spend the most time on with clients is recognizing the need for self-care. And, meal planning is an essential self-care strategy. I have found this to be the easiest way to plan and balance meals over and over again. The…

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