Enter 2016 as healthy as you were before the holidays started!

Happy Thanksgiving!Here we are, about to enter the final month of 2015.  You probably started this year with some goals for yourself in many areas of your life.  As we approach 2016, you may already be thinking of goals you will set for yourself in the new year.BUT, don't let yourself go in the final month of 2015! Enter 2016 as healthy as you were before the holidays started. This is WITHOUT giving up many indulgences and WITHOUT requiring hour/day workouts. I will guide you happily and healthily into 2016!...more

Recipe: No-Bake Fruit Cookies with Skinny Peppermint Mocha

Time.We don’t have a lot of it during the holidays, and we’re guessing that you don’t, either. Between shuttling ourselves to and from seasonal gatherings, shopping for gifts, wrapping those gifts, and (of course) watching Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer and Christmas Vacation, it’s a wonder that we’re able to sleep at all during the month of December.We know that everyone’s time is at a premium during the holidays. We also know that everyone wants to celebrate the season with (you guessed it) food. We’re just intuitive like that....more

Tips for a Happy, Healthy Holiday

I’ll be taking a break from writing extremely long blogs about blogging today, and instead, I will point you to something else on the Internet that I ...more

Realistic Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holiday Season

There is a TON of advice about staying fit, eating healthy, and not gaining 26 pounds during the holiday season....more
What are your healthy holiday tricks?!more

10 Simple Ways To Keep Your Diet On Track This Holiday Season by Alli Sands

Day 28.  I saw this post on CBS Detroit and had to share.  ...more

Jalapeno-Ginger Butternut Squash Soup

Hi everyone!If you’ve never tried butternut squash before, now’s the time!  I was recently given an awesome recipe, courtesy of the National Dairy Council who sponsored the last Dallas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics meeting. We had several local dietitians talk about the importance of dairy, what happens when we exclude it, and suggestions for substitutes if you’re lactose intolerant....more

Counting Down the Holidays with More Stay Slim FIT Tips

Only 22 days left until January 1st!  Where are you in your Holiday Challenge to MOVE? Are you doing the holiday hustle burning calories where you can, making smart choices when it comes to treating yourself and keeping stress levels in check? Or have you released your plan to exercise this season and let everything loose, including your sweet tooth and your belt?...more

Cast Iron Holiday Cookware

This week is Hanukkah, so I’m going through my kitchen making sure I have everything I need for a Hanukkah dinner. I open the drawer looking for a cast iron pan– the one I use to fry latkes in, and I remember Nanny (my first husband’s grandmother) and  her cast iron skillet....more

10 Best Gift Ideas to Promote a Healthy and Thriving Life (Online gift-buying that won't break your budget)

It's that time of year again, December is here, and now (for those of us that didn't start shopping early), it's time to find the perfect gifts for the ones we love.  Are you interested in choosing gift for your loved ones this year that will increase their level of wellness and vitality?  What if you could buy for someone you love the gift of Health, or the gift of a thriving life?   Wouldn't that be great? ...more