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Are You Fearful of Holiday Weight Gain?

Are You Fearful of Holiday Weight Gain? It’s rare that I don’t speak with someone this time of year who isn't fearful of holiday weight gain.  You can almost see the angst in their eyes, waiting on the secret that will allow them to enjoy ALL OF THE FOOD without the...

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When in Rome – Eat Real Food

When in Rome - Eat REAL Food This past weekend placed me downtown Minneapolis and if you are not familiar, there is some damn good, real food in the HOST CITY OF THIS YEAR'S SUPER BOWL!! This is not an exaggeration! Seriously, just because we live up north and use the...

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Plant-Based Lunch or Dinner

Plant-Based Lunch or Dinner - it's not just a "summer thing". The weather is most certainly changing and as it cools, our summer harvest starts to dwindle. If you are a queen of canning you might beg to differ, but otherwise you’ll find the produce prices increasing...

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Trusting Your Gut

Trusting your gut is one of the most important parts of eating healthy. “I've never gone wrong trusting my gut.” ~Dwayne Johnson A healthy gut is more than just a feeling, it is your body’s gateway to health.  It’s important that your 'gut check' begins before a...

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Voilà! One Pan Salmon and Green Beans

Voilà! One Pan Salmon and Green Beans There seems to be a common misconception that dietitians have it easier in the kitchen.  That we naturally meal plan, create beautiful food and our families are always fed and eat a well balanced and homemade meal.  While this may...

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Working Your Willpower Muscle

Working Your Willpower Muscle is key to a healthy lifestyle. If you’ve ever placed blame on your lack of willpower for eating that extra piece of chocolate you are not alone. According to the results of the American Psychological Association’s annual Stress in America...

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