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  • Are You Ready to Get Healthier and Feel Better?
    Let’s Make 2016 the Year of More Veggies, More Whole Grains, and Less SugarI’m feeling a little overly full lately, are you? I’m sure it has nothing to do with the fact that my holidays included key lime pie squares, chocolate espresso cake, duck breast prosciutto (you should try it sometime!), and 3-cheese creamy macaroni and cheese my friend Cathy Barrow made for a potluck (the best I’ve ever had – could be because she ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 21, 2015
  • Put the Brakes on Holiday Booze
    The holidays are full of rich foods and tempting goodies. But we tend to forget about other temptations – booze! Somehow the holidays give the green light to imbibe … night after night.  This takes a toll on our energy levels, ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 21, 2015
  • The Busy Girl’s Entertaining Guide
    I live in Hoboken — which you could call the “Paris” of New Jersey. We have many things in common with the city of lights — gorgeous sidewalk cafes on streets lined with lovely Victorian brownstones, young ladies who love to sip wine while wearing the latest fashions, oh, and plenty of cute French Bulldogs, begging for scraps. So this simple, chic, yet easy guide to entertaining is not only fit for the holidays but ... Read More
    Published on Monday, December 21, 2015
  • 10 tips to supercharge your health this holiday season
    Below is my blog post for Huffington Post “10 tips to supercharge your health this holiday season.” You can also read it HERE. Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net byApolonia ——————————— ‘Tis the season for overeating. The weeks leading up to Christmas and New Year’s are filled with lots of social gatherings and food festivities. Food is everywhere, whether the office party, family events, buffets, cocktail parties or holiday candy gifts. It is also a stressful ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, December 20, 2015
  • What is THAT Doing in My Food?
    Have you ever heard the mantra “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it?” This saying may be popular among some fear-mongering food bloggers, but food scientists will tell you that they are missing the point. Some shoppers may say they want ingredient lists kept to a bare minimum because they don’t want “unnecessary chemicals” in their food. But often, these ingredients are there for a very important reason: to keep food safe.  Sometimes the desire ... Read More
    Published on Sunday, December 20, 2015
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