Pear & Gorgonzola Salad

For my first grader’s Thanksgiving Feast  this week I was assigned a salad.  Of course the dietitian gets assigned the salad, right?!  Well, I could have just done your basic lettuce & tomato salad, but instead had an idea for a harvest type salad with fruit.  After searching around online and getting inspiration this is what I came…

Healthy Holidays Presentation

The average person gains about 2 pounds over the holiday season.  Not so bad right?  Unfortunately most people don’t ever lose those 2 pounds and over a few years those pounds here and there really add up. Here are the highpoints of the BodyTrac (http://www.bodytrac.com/) talk I did yesterday…Healthy Holidays.  I talked about how to avoid those extra couple…

Healthy Holidays

I had fun again this month talking with BodyTrac members about strategies to keep holidays healthy.  I brought along a couple of my favorite dishes to share and they were a big hit!  Here are the recipes:  Cranberry Waldorf Salad & Squash-Rice Casserole.

Corn Chowder

Yum, it is officially soup, stew, chili, and chowder time of year and I love it!  This time of year Sundays become “Soup Sundays” around our house.  One of the most common issues I hear from people is how a lack of meal planning and thinking ahead gets them and their families in a bind and they get stuck going through a drive-thru or…