Month: November 2016
Mindful during the holidays

How to Be More Mindful During the Holidays

Though the holiday season is about spending time with loved ones, taking part in traditions, and feeling happiness and love throughout the season, stress is an emotion many women report feeling during the season, according to research done by Greenberg Quinlan Rosner in 2006. Their research found that “holiday stress has a particular impact on […]

Family being grateful

Our Favorite Quotes about Gratitude

“Be thankful for what you have; you’ll end up having more. If you concentrate on what you don’t have, you will never, ever have enough.” ―Oprah Winfrey “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.”  ― Epicurus. […]

Getting Kids to Eat Veggies

Would You Pay Your Kids to Eat Veggies?

Before you balk at the idea of dishing out greens to get your kids to eat their greens, getting kids to eat veggies by paying them might have some benefits, says science. A recent study published in the Journal of Health Economics proved that providing small incentives doubled the amount of children eating at least one […]

Cranberry Apple Muffins

INGREDIENTS  For the dough: · 3 Tbsp apple juice · 1/2 cup dried cranberries · 3/4 cup butter · 2 eggs (M) · 3/4 cup yogurt · 1/2 cup sugar · 1 packet of vanilla sugar · 1 cup flour · 2 tsp baking powder · 2 small apples · 2 Tbsp walnuts · 1 […]

The FODMAP Diet: What You Need to Know

Being dietitians, many of our friends and family members confide in us with their gastrointestinal (GI) problems. The more we hear about these GI problems, the more we have researched a FODMAP diet. FODMAP is an acronym that stands for fermentable oligosaccharides, disaccharides, monosaccharaides and polyols. If you’re following a FODMAP diet, you try to […]

Healthy, Homemade Soup in Three Steps

Now that it’s fall and the days are getting shorter and the air is getting colder, it’s the season for soup! Check out our new DIY Soup infographic that shows you how to create a signature vegetable soup recipe that will surely become a family favorite!  You easily determine the flavor output by what you put […]

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