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March 2016

Minute Meals – Turkey Cranberry Chopped Salad

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Turkey Cranberry Chopped Salad

About this series: My clients feel overwhelmed when they realize what it takes to really care for themselves with food. And I understand. I admit to them that I think of myself as “…SO much work”. To be healthy, we have to give ourselves quite a bit of attention. Approximately six times a day we need to purchase or prepare a meal for ourselves. If we have kids and/or a spouse, multiply that need by the number of mouths in the home. For health, the foods we choose can’t be just anything. I suggest to my clients that they give themselves something enjoyable and nutritious whenever they’re hungry. That way, each meal or snack can be an experience that satisfies and nourishes the body and soul, preventing later food cravings Read More

Does Fat-Talk Make You Hungry?

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“I feel fat.” I never liked saying it, but based on how much I used to say it, either out loud or to myself, you’d think it was one of my favorite phrases.  The expression spreads like a virus from woman to woman. It pops up at preteen slumber parties, in high school locker rooms, at suburban dinner parties, downtown bars and black tie awards shows.  “I feel fat.” Read More

Minute Meals – Rotisserie Chicken Chopped Salad

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Rotisserie Chicken Chopped Salad

About this series: My clients feel overwhelmed when they realize what it takes to really care for themselves with food. And I understand. I admit to them that I think of myself as “…so much work”. To be healthy, we have to give ourselves quite a bit of attention. Approximately six times a day we need to purchase or prepare a meal for ourselves. If we have kids and/or a spouse, multiply that need by the number of mouths in the home. For health, the foods we choose can’t be just anything. I suggest to my clients that they give themselves something enjoyable and nutritious whenever they’re hungry. That way, each meal or snack can be an experience that satisfies and nourishes the body and soul, preventing later food cravings Read More