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December 13, 2010

Make This – Not That! Holiday Edition

When you’re trying to lose or maintain your weight, the holidays can present a huge challenge. Hosting a party? Not to worry. Temptation can be minimized by making the most of superfoods and the “small plate” trend. Here are 10 festive yet healthy party appetizers that every guest will appreciate: Bruschetta: Prepare it with yellow [...]

Posted in: Cooking, Food and Drink
December 8, 2010

Healthy Holiday Snacks

When you’re pressed for time, nothing beats recipes that are effortless and crowd pleasers. That’s why I’m sharing these two recipes with you! The blackberry hot toddy is the perfect treat to warm guests coming in from the cold. They won’t even believe the drink is less than 200 calories and loaded with antioxidants. My [...]

Posted in: Cooking, Nutrition, Television
November 22, 2010

Vegan Stuffing Muffins

Whether you’re going meatless for a day, a month, for the earth or for the animals, there are numerous benefits to enjoying plant-based meals. Having so many clients and friends who are vegetarian (or vegan), I decided to dedicate today’s post to stuffing, a Thanksgiving favorite that’s usually made with chicken broth and thus, off-limits. [...]

Posted in: Cooking, Eco-Nutrition, Wellness/Health
November 8, 2010

Indian Food Made Simple

In India, vegetarianism is very much a cultural and religious tradition. It’s also a place where rice is a staple food enjoyed in everything from entrées to dessert. The blending of spices is also essential to Indian cooking; you need to first become an excellent masalchi, or spice blender, before you can become an accomplished [...]

Posted in: Cooking, Nutrition, Wellness/Health
October 25, 2010

Smart Snacking for Diabetics

The prevalence of Diabetes in America is tremendous and continues to grow. Consider these statistics*: 23.6 million children and adults have Diabetes; 24% of that total number are undiagnosed; 57 million people are pre-diabetic, and 1.6 million new cases of diabetes are diagnosed in people 20 years of age and older each year. Clearly, the appropriate [...]

Posted in: Nutrition, Wellness/Health