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  • Thanksgiving dinner what to do with leftovers
    10 Healthy meal ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers
    Turkey is lower in fat and a healthier version of meat to begin with. Considering if you didn't add a lot of fat, butter, and calories to your side dishes, these can be considered healthy leftover meals. For many families a whole turkey is too...
  • Candy that's good, yet healthy
    Candy that's good, yet healthy
    Candy is the one food that most everyone loves. It's found in stores, big and small, and there seems to be a candy for virtually any holiday. Though we're in September, the Halloween candy is beginning to show up, and before long, so will...
  • WW pizza crust
    Vegetarian cookbook: Shannon's whole wheat pizza crust recipe
    When I normally make whole wheat style pizza crust, I stir in some white flour. But since we were eating healthy/vegetarian for a week, I decided to make this a fully whole wheat flour crust. I also grilled the crust, however, to bake I preheat...
  • Preppers must exercise on both high and low energy days
    Preppers must exercise on both high and low energy days
    Preppers know that having healthy bodies during a disaster is even more important than having healthy bodies when times are normal. During a disaster, preppers probably will be stressed out and sleep deprived for an extended period of time. There...
  • Your body: by the numbers
    Your body: by the numbers
    Talithia Williams, a statistician and professor at Harvey Mudd College, never believes what anyone tells her, unless they have the data to back it up. This is especially true when it comes to her body. In her Ted Talk titled "Own Your Body&...
  • Squeez’Ems: Taking the mess out of kids’ school lunch
    Squeez’Ems: Taking the mess out of kids’ school lunch
    Most parents agree that the early years of childhood are almost never neat or clean, and rarely easy. Snotty noses, skinned knees, schmutz, and dirt are the essence of kids, and food is more often worn on their clothing than eaten – the...
  • Earth holidays!
    Hawaii: Upcoming 2014 September Green Holidays and Event!
    Aloha all you environmental readers!Are you ready for more 2014 Green Holidays?Here are some good upcoming 2014 September Earth holidays!September 4: National Wildlife Day (annually)National Wildlife Day helps bring awareness to endangered animals...
  • Juicing
    What is the difference between blending and juicing?
    Several of my clients have asked me what the difference is between blending and juicing. In this first post, we will discuss the differences. In future articles, we will discuss the differences between a blender (VitaMix), a juicer (Breville), and...
  • Healthy Eats in Coral Gables
    Ten Healthy Eats in Coral Gables
    Swimsuit week has come and gone in Miami, but in the 305, it's swimsuit season all year long. There's still about a month of summer left, so for diners who want to eat healthy, here are some suggestions about where to dine in the City...
  • 5 healthy ways to eat chocolate
    5 healthy ways to eat more chocolate
    It’s time to stop fighting and admit the truth: we simply can’t live without chocolate. When that early morning/mid-day/late night craving comes around, nothing else will do. But that doesn’t mean you should let a little...
  • Buy organic?
    Is buying organic worth the cost?
    Organic food options aren’t just for health food stores anymore; they’re everywhere. Organic fruits and veggies are especially abundant. But just because they are plentiful doesn’t necessarily mean they are cheap. What does it...
  • So Chocolate
    So Chocolate
    What better way for a husband and wife to design a business than to build it around a love story?Desiree and Mike Cox met by happenstance while serving in the military. After several combat tours and stints overseas, they came back to the States...
  • Car pulling boat trailer - summer travel
    Healthy snacking on the road
    (A guest post this week from Lori Scholle, RD)Taking a road trip with the family is a time-honored ritual that almost all families have experienced before and are likely to do again this summer and during other school breaks. Planning for healthy...
  • fruit
    Smaller can be better when it comes to fresh food
    Eating healthy starts with healthy foods. The idea is to choose foods that provide the best nutrition. Historically our bodies had a built in way of determining good food, it was through taste and flavor. Fresh fruits, vegetables and meats are...
  • August Night
    August, the healthiest month of the year
    All year round, it seems we dedicate every second to planning, doing and running from one thing to the next. While the school year and business planning for 2015 are around the corner, revel, in knowing that they are just around the corner and not...