Ok, one big holiday is down! Now it’s time to counteract all of the upcoming Christmas treats with some physical activity! It can be more difficult during the colder months to become active or stay active. The shorter days are really my biggest challenge. I find that I have more motivation to exercise and be … Continue reading Winter Physical Fun and Wellness
Thanksgiving is my mother-in-law’s favorite holiday and I since my husband and I have been together, I have contributed pumpkin pie, the only time of year I make all-butter pie dough and green bean casserole, also from scratch (minus the fried onion topping). This year, I was lucky enough to make the pies in my … Continue reading Healthy Thanksgiving Leftover Options
Thanksgiving is upon us, so let the feasting commence! Thanksgiving is a day where it is completely appropriate to overeat. Well, maybe that is what we think. The truth is there is never an appropriate meal to overeat. When reflecting on many Thanksgiving memories in my life, I think of the people I spent it … Continue reading Have a Healthier Thanksgiving!
Now that it is beginning to be mid-November, fall and some winter produce varieties are popping up at local farmers markets. I work for a local DMV vendor, Number 1 Sons, and usually by this time of year we have moved on from cucumber pickles to other root veggie ferments, such as daikon, but it … Continue reading Fall and Winter Produce Now Available at Farmers Markets!
Halloween is two weeks away! Costumes are being purchased and the prices of candy are soaring! Do you plan to trick or treat with your family or offer treats to the children in your neighborhood? I love Halloween and the traditions of giving treats on this holiday. Treats do not necessarily have to be in … Continue reading Healthier Halloween Ideas