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I see almost everyone's hand is raised, including mine. Excellent. For those who are intimidated by breadmaking, yeast, and the whole proofing process, this recipe is for you. I stumbled upon it at the beginning of the COVID lockdown, and I haven't stopped making it. S...

I'm sure I'm not alone when I say that stress has been a significant part of locking down. I have even recognized the different phases of my stress/mood during this pandemic. As everyone was first locking down, I felt stressed that I would be unable to manage the isola...

As one would expect, we hear a lot about weight - many trying to lose it, a few trying to gain it. And one way we look at weight in the medical field (and otherwise) is BMI. For those who may not be familiar, BMI stands for body mass index. This index considers your he...

It's hard to believe 2020 is half over, especially since most of us haven't lived "normally" for months on end. These are extraordinary times for sure. Obviously, COVID-19 has disrupted everyone's lives in such profound, and oftentimes unexpected ways. But, then we wit...

We get a lot of questions about dessert. "What am I allowed to eat?" or "Is this dessert healthy?" or "Which dessert should I choose?" They are complicated questions with, oftentimes, equally complicated emotions tied to those questions. 

Let me start by saying that we...

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Habits. All of us have them...good habits and not-so-good habits, right? And almost everyone wants to change a habit (or two) for the better. More exercise. More sleep. More salads at lunchtime. In other words, it's human nature to want to...

With New Year's Day come and gone, you probably have a brand spanking new resolution or two? Eat better? Exercise more? Get more sleep? Despite the many different resolutions out there, it comes as no surprise that a sizable percentage of those resolutions are diet-rel...

Happy New Year! How's everyone doing with those resolutions? :) Mine is always the same: less screen time. I set my alarm for 6pm (typically when dinner/family time begins) and again at 8pm (when the kids go down). I strive to unplug for two hours each evening to stay...

November 14, 2019

Oh, Thanksgiving. How we love you. Turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, buttery rolls, and pies, pies, pies. It is arguably the most delicious holiday of the year...and the most caloric. Some of us consume more than 4500 calories in this one meal; that's 2-3 times the ca...

October 29, 2019

It's inevitable, especially if you have kids. Costco-sized bags of candy sitting in your house, looking at you every time you pass them. A "fun-sized" Snickers here, some Swedish fish there...what's the harm? Most dietitians will tell you there isn't real harm in a pie...

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