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Healthy Living

A New Thanksgiving Recipe for Sweet Potatoes & Cranberries

If you are looking for a new way to use cranberries and sweet potatoes this Thanksgiving, the Sweet Potato Panna Cotta with Toasted Pecans and Cranberry Coulis from my cookbook, The Diabetes-Friendly Kitchen is a sophisticated dessert that is simple to prepare despite the fancy name. “Panna cotta” is just a fancy pudding Panna cotta […]

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Can Meal Prep Help You Change Your Diet?

My clients frequently ask me if meal prepping is worth all the work. Based on the number of recipes and meal plans I have shared with my clients over the years you might think a menu plan is the perfect solution to changing your diet. However, just having a meal plan may not be enough […]

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How Do You Spell Weight Loss?

Losing weight and keeping it off is a long term commitment that requires a day to day focus.  A-E-I-O-U are the letters that spell success and can guide your daily efforts. A    Start with an Action planThink of your action plan as a very specific, daily/weekly “To Do” list. It should focus on what […]

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Hack Your Snacks at Work

Click here to watch a short video loaded with ideas on how to cut down snacking on the office sweets!

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Don’t Gain Weight This Holiday Season—Make Your Resolutions Now

October is the best time to start setting New Year’s resolutions. I don’t mean the traditional January vows to “lose weight and start exercising”. I’m suggesting a plan to get through the upcoming holidays and not gain weight. Imagine how good you will feel at the start of 2018 without the guilt and extra pounds […]

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