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5 Ways to Prevent Holiday Overindulgence

Health, Nutrition October 24, 2013

I ran to the grocery store yesterday to pick up a few items. Little did I know that a special six-hour sale was going on complete with free samples on every aisle and employees handing out candy. Apparently they were trying to purge the store of Halloween items to make room for the Christmas displays. Christmas? We haven’t even had Halloween yet! And so it begins…the Holiday Season. The holidays…

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Healthy Eating on a Budget: Your Tips

Grocery Shopping Tips, Health, Nutrition September 2, 2013

Since it’s Labor Day, I thought I would give myself the day off and let you write a blog post for me.  (Thanks!)  A few days ago on Facebook I posed the question, “What tips do you have for eating healthy on a budget?”  Here’s what you’ve given me so far.  Add your tip in the comment section. Thanks for giving me the day off! Don’t go shopping when hungry!…

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A healthy-eating challenge for families

Health, Nutrition July 23, 2013

One of the biggest lessons I have learned as a mom is that I should never assume anything about my kids.  They surprise me all the time!  Like the time Joe, my overly cautious child, rode Space Mountain at Disneyland and said, “Huh, that wasn’t scary at all.”  Or the time Leila asked for salami and clementines for breakfast. Kids are a curious bunch.  So why do we limit their…

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What I want you to know about Celiac Disease

Celiac Disease, Health May 24, 2013
What I want you to know about celiac disease

This is a very raw post about life with celiac disease that I wrote a couple months ago after being “glutened.” I was frustrated and sad, and this is what poured out. I haven’t posted it publicly before, but feel like today is a perfect day to do it because of the Disney and Chelsea Handler craziness of this week. And really, it all comes down to this: Choosing to eat gluten-free because it…

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