Nutrition Tips and Advice

Nutrition Tips and Advice


10 Tips Toward Healthier Holiday Treats

The holidays. A time for giving, gratitude, and eating, LOTS of eating. Whether we want the extra calories or not, indulgent desserts and rich appetizers will be greeting us at each gathering (even in the office kitchen!) between now and New Year’s. And it can be SO. HARD. TO. RESIST. Sometimes a quote says it best: “Strength is the ability to


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5 Tips for Navigating the Holiday Scene Sensibly

‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings and friendly fetes. A beautiful time of year, but also a time in which we are surrounded with treats everywhere we look – making it tough to stick to healthy intentions.   What’s a gal to do? Follow these tips to navigate your next party food scene the healthy way. ADD SPARKLE. Fill your


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Does Your Olive Oil Smell Like Crayons? This + Other Fun Facts Surrounding EVOO.

I was recently listening to a podcast on the topic of olive oil. Yes, olive oil and only olive oil.  Now, if you are scratching your head as to how someone could devote an entire conversation to the sole topic of oil squeezed from olives, let me fill you in.  Health Benefits Olive oil, more particularly, extra virgin olive oil


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Crazy Addicting Lactation Cookies

As a mom of three little ones, one who is on a mission to breastfeed her third for just as long as she did her first two (a whopping 10-12 months), lactation cookies (and all potentially helpful ingredients) are frequent fliers in my diet.  While the science is far from clear as to whether food may be able to increase


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