Yes, the holidays are in full swing. While it can feel like the most wonderful time of the year, the holidays often are overflowing with foods high in salt, sugar, and fat, which can make us feel, well, not so wonderful. To keep some semblance of health intact this holiday season, check out my December […]

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Looking for a delicious, easy, healthy breakfast that will keep you and your gaggle of guests going this holiday season? Try my Apple Cider Oatmeal! I used Nature’s Path Organic rolled oats and Nature’s path multigrain cereal, available in canisters (great for the long winter!) Apple Cider Oatmeal Yield: 4-6 servings Ingredients: • ¼ cup […]

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The Relationship Between Food and Mood BY ABBIE GELLMAN, MS, RD, CDN Turns out that the old saying “you are what you eat” is true, especially in relation to food and mood. Over the past several years, many evidence-based studies have been published detailing how some foods help improve your mood while others make it […]

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Winter is prime time for snowy sports like skiing, snowboarding, and ice skating, but it can also sap your motivation to exercise and eat well. Or do much of anything besides sleep and eat carbs—what New Year’s resolutions? If this sounds familiar, you may be suffering from the “winter blahs” or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), […]

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