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2 Keys to ease stress eating

2 Keys to Ease Stress Eating #nutritionmonth2017

We all eat when we’re not physically hungry and use food for comfort or to ease stress some of the time. That’s so normal. So human. The challenge is when food becomes a go-to mechanism for soothing, distracting, or numbing uncomfortable emotions. Or when it’s consistently used to “take the edge off” after a long, [...]

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A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

A Mindful Approach to Picky Eating #nutritionmonth2017

Picky eating can make mealtime feel like mayhem. There is only so much you can do to get your kid to take in nutritious food before throwing in the towel and giving them whatever the heck they want. Makes perfect sense that managing picky eating is one thing dietitians are focussing on to help families [...]

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Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies

Need a quick and easy recipe for dinner tonight? Try this: Fast Fish and Fresh Herbed Veggies. This recipe is especially great in those spring, summer, or fall months when you’re looking for some healthy protein and Omega 3 fatty acids (from the fish) and a variety of other nutrients (from the vegetables). Oh, and [...]

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Mindful Dinner Planning, Made Easy

Mindful Dinner Planning, Made Easy

It's 5pm, you have no idea what's for dinner. And you're starving - sound about right? It's so easy to get fast food, take out, or go out for dinner when you're feeling desperate. But why not keep eating out as something enjoyable and intentional? In this video, I apply the three-step Mindful Meal Planning [...]

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Salads and Wraps

Try this: Mix and Match Salads and Wraps!

What's for lunch? Try this: Mix and Match Salads and Wraps! You can be a mindful lunch planning machine - you just need a couple of tricks up your sleeve. One of my go-to strategies is to bulk prep the components of a balanced meal so that I can mix and match them in a [...]

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Mindful Lunch Planning, Made Easy

Mindful Lunch Planning, Made Easy

I know you love that little Vietnamese restaurant on the corner, but my guess is that you'd prefer to get in the habit of packing lunches, at least some of the time. No doubt about it, packing your lunch helps you take charge of how you fuel, while keeping $$$ in your pocket! In today's video, [...]

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Try this: Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal

Try this: Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal

What's for breakfast? Try this: Toasted Coconut Baked Oatmeal. A lot of people don't put much thought into breakfast. They either skip it, grab it to go, or are happy as a clam mindlessly eating the same thing every day. If you'd like to make breakfast more regular, mindfully enjoy it, or just have a few [...]

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Mindful Breakfast Planning, Made Easy

Mindful Breakfast Planning, Made Easy

Do you struggle to eat breakfast, get bored with your breakfasts, or just wish to feel more organized in the mornings? Mindful breakfast planning might just be the solution. This video blog showcases how you can apply the 3 steps system for mindful meal planning, to your breakfasts. Get excited to wake up in the mornings [...]

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3 Steps to Mindful Meal Planning, Made Easy

What's for dinner? Good question. It's five o'clock. You had a long day at work. You're tired, hungry, and wish some magical health food fairy had something delicious awaiting your arrival home. Hmmm, if only. You think: "I should stop by the grocery store, pick up some healthy ingredients, and whip up some dinner.... but [...]

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