9 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

9 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating

When you think about the holidays, what’s the first thing that pops into your mind? For me, it’s the food! I have so many fond childhood memories of Christmas meals with my family…baking holiday cookies with my mom, sisters, and brother…driving around looking at Christmas lights while sipping hot cocoa and eating cookies. As I grew… Continue Reading

Top 9 Causes of Sugar Cravings

Top 9 Causes of Sugar Cravings

Do you ever have those moments where you just can’t stop thinking about eating something sweet? Or you reach for the candy in the dish on your co-worker’s desk without thinking twice about it? It’s like you’re constantly looking for just one more sweet treat because you’re never completely satisfied! While I used to tell… Continue Reading

Does Fruit Have Too Much Sugar?

Does Fruit Have Too Much Sugar?

I’ve recently had a few people ask me whether or not they should eat fruit if they are trying to cut back on sugar. This is a great question because we all know that fruit does contain sugar. So today, I have a short and a long answer for you to answer this question…  … Continue Reading

Snacking…Is It Really Necessary?

Snacking…Is It Really Necessary?

For many years, the message I heard from health experts, diet books, and weight loss programs was that I needed to eat 3 meals a day with at least 1 or 2 snacks in between. So I followed that advice. I ate breakfast, a mid-morning snack, lunch, an afternoon snack, and then finally dinner. I… Continue Reading

Top 11 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

Top 11 Healthy Road Trip Snacks

I recently took a road trip to spend a long weekend in North Dakota. I know…that’s not a typical vacation spot, but my husband and I have a goal to travel to all 50 states. Since we haven’t yet been to North Dakota together, we decided it was time to explore the state so we… Continue Reading


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