Enjoy A Cookout Without Guilt

4th July BBQMany Americans celebrate July 4th with cookouts and fireworks. Some eagerly anticipate these gatherings, while others may find the typical spread to be fraught with challenges.

Whether a basic or extravagant cookout, there are often healthy food choices to be found. Here are a few recommendations that are consistent with an anti-inflammatory diet. Continue reading “Enjoy A Cookout Without Guilt”

EDIT Your Approach When Eating Out

eating-out-guideWe’ve all had those days. A full schedule at work with meetings through lunch or right up until time to leave your office. There was no time to run your errands during lunch, so you need to make a few stops on the way home. Or perhaps one of the kids has practice and you need to hurry home to pick them up and deliver them to the gym. You were rushed trying to get out of the house this morning so you didn’t pull anything out of the freezer to defrost. Where will you get dinner?

I get it. Your time is limited, yet the family is still hungry, so what restaurant will be feeding you tonight?

May I suggest that you choose one that has real vegetables on the menu – something other than French fries and a smattering of lettuce decorating a patty? Continue reading “EDIT Your Approach When Eating Out”

EDIT Your Place Settings

Diet-EditMy goal this year is to walk you through the process of editing your approach to eating in order to support improved wellness. I know … I may be making you nervous, but my intent is to coach you through a series of gentle adjustments … EDITS … that will contribute to your wellbeing.

There are many habits that have crept into our culture over the years. One area that has had a significant affect on our waistline is serving size.

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