When we choose to change our eating habits food oriented family gatherings - like Thanksgiving and Christmas - can present some of our biggest food and lifestyle challenges. The following article, written by Amy Kubal for Robb Wolf’s (the author of The Paleo Solution) blog, provides some helpful tips and tricks for navigating the family … Continue reading Are You Gonna Eat That?
Welcome to my most favorite week of the year. For reasons I can not quite articulate, this week of the year, filled with so many traditions, so much warmth, and so much love, is in my mind, simply the best. And, speaking of traditions... I am a sucker for pumpkin pie. It has always been … Continue reading Pumpkin Custard
A few years ago Thanksgiving came twice for me. The first Thanksgiving happened a few days before the regularly scheduled event. Before our group had scattered and retreated back to the families we are related to. At this first of two Thanksgivings, I wasn’t related to a single person, but they are people I think … Continue reading Giving Thanks
With the holidays coming the demand for our time and energy will become even greater. For most of us this means, despite our best intentions, time for self care like exercise gets pushed off in favor of more pressing matters. Often there is all or nothing attitude when it comes to treating ourselves right. If … Continue reading Think You Don’t Have Time…
It happens every year. You finish dinner...sit down on the couch and think, "I'm just going to rest my eyes for a minute." Two hours later you wake up bleary eyed, and ready for round two of food. Most of us have experienced this Thanksgiving phenomenon and most of us, when asked, would say … Continue reading Is Turkey Really to Blame?
Thanksgiving is all about tradition, but when it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle some of our go-to Thanksgiving recipes may no longer fit the bill. Does this mean we will never have these foods again? Absolutely not! With a little creativity our favorite foods can still provide all the comfort of our traditional Thanksgiving … Continue reading Thanksgiving Recipes
Thanksgiving, like all holidays, is a day steeped in family tradition. For some Thanksgiving is about visiting with friends or family you may not often see; for others football and the food on the table that make their Thanksgiving special. But, in my family nothing says Thanksgiving more than the Manchester Road Race in Manchester, … Continue reading Thanksgiving Traditions