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Try These Holiday Fitness Tips
The holiday season is about to kickoff soon, and you know what that means: food, food, and more food. If you’ve been trying to eat healthy and stay fit all year, now is not a good time to throw all that hard work away. With a few simple strategies, you can enjoy the holiday eats […]More
Don’t Dish Dessert — Just Make it Healthy!
Who doesn’t love dessert: chocolate cake, golden pound cake, cheesecake, apple pie, and peach cobbler, all topped with a huge, scoop of vanilla ice cream. All these desserts sound delicious and oh, so gratifying. But, they are also the culprits to putting on those extra unwanted pounds. As much as I would love to eat […]More
Secrets to Cooking Healthy, Soul Food for Thanksgiving
There are two things synonymous with traditional soul food: flavorful and unhealthy. While eating a soul food meal can leave you in a state of immense satisfaction; a daily diet of food high in sodium, sugar, and fat will put you at risk for developing a chronic illness such as: high blood pressure, diabetes, and […]More
Every Thanksgiving, I bake one of my family’s favorite dessert: butternut squash pie. I usually make two pies, but this year, because the pies turned out so well, I baked a third pie. I try not to eat a lot of sweets, but it’s so hard to have just one, or maybe two, slivers of […]More