Your Holiday Options for Weight Control

During the holidays you may find yourself dining out more than normal and frequenting the holiday parties that begin with appetizers and end with rich desserts. If you host the holiday gatherings with all the holiday goodies, you may be spending more time in the kitchen near the tempting foods you wouldn’t normally have in…

Mac and Cheese

(Recipe from veganyumminess.com.) Serves 4-5 This macaroni and cheese satisfies those hungry tummies AND you can feel good about incorporating those healthy veggies too! Ingredients 10 ounces macaroni noodles 1 C peeled and diced yellow potatoes 1/4 C peeled and diced carrots 1/3 C chopped onion 3/4 C water from the boiled vegetables 1/2 C raw…

Thinking Outside the Box with Emotional Eating

Nerves, anxiousness, loneliness, procrastination and/or just plain boredom may find your head into the refrigerator (aka box) for more reasons than hunger.  When this happens, you begin to eat more food than your body needs.  This isn’t good on any level, whether you’re trying to lose or maintain your weight.  What makes matters worse is…

Can You Lose Weight on Vacation?

Here are more insights from my weeklong cruise. Is it possible to eat and enjoy lavish meals, luscious desserts, and snacks that are available 24/7?  Yes it is possible, but if you don’t want to think about losing, how about maintaining your weight?  That is definitely doable. Our Captain, Edward Perrin, was from England, and the…