What’s Most Important About Holiday Meals? MEALS SHOULD: be fun be delicious nourish your body & soul not be focused on nutrition content (keep conversation away from how "healthy" or "not healthy" the food is. Just eat and enjoy!!) Here’s the truth: YOU’RE SUPPOSED TO OVEREAT SOMETIMES! Our bodies are made to go through feast as well as famine. We should feast (“eat too much”) sometimes. Holidays being the perfect example!There will be times that we eat … [Read more...]
Two Week Meal Plan
Getting organized for the week can help ease the anxiety and stress during the week by having one less thing to do on busy weeknights. By investing a little bit of time on the weekend to shop, prep and get organized for the week, you can save precious time during the week and have some really great meals planned out for your family. It’s a win win! Follow the meal prep steps listed on each Sunday to help make your week go a little smoother. Click here for a printable meal … [Read more...]
Meal Planning Tips & Tricks Webinar Recording and Resources!
For those who weren't able to make it, here is the recording of my Meal Planning Tips & Tricks Webinar! And below are all the links to the things that I talked about. Happy Planning!! MEAL PLANNING TOOLS: Sample 2 Week Meal Plan! Apps for organizing grocery lists, recipes and calendars: Good old pen and paper, whiteboard or chalkboard, or simple word processing document (Microsoft Word or Apple Notes) works just as well! Recommended websites for … [Read more...]
Mediterranean Diet Resources
The Mediterranean Diet is one of the plant based eating patterns that I recommend to my clients as a healthy eating pattern for cancer survivors and those interested in risk reduction. On our oncology dietitian listserve a few weeks ago, someone asked for recommendations for helping clients to make more Mediterranean syle recipes. A lot of great recommendations came up and I wanted to have them all in one place for future reference so here we are! A note about 'Diets' First … [Read more...]
Resolution Rehab: Turn your New Year’s good intentions into reality!
Do your resolutions need a rehab? Last article I discussed why I am not a big fan of New Year's Resolutions. In order for any attempt at changing behavior to be effective, the intention needs to be specific and realistic. Always run them by a friend, since they can help you identify if your goal is realistic or you or not. When you first make a change, it is essential that you start with an achievable (read: EASY!) short term goal. These would be ones that you would achieve … [Read more...]
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