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January Favorites (2018)

Welcome to my January favorites post and happy New Year! I know we’re approaching the end of the month, but it’s still January and I’m hoping you’re all still excited and motivated to cook healthy recipes this year. I have so many goals for 2018, both personal and for my career. I’m hoping that 2018 will be a good one!  I’m currently working on so many new recipes that I can’t wait to share with you guys. I’m hoping to share a lasagna recipe soon, as well as a soup, smoothie, casserole and of course some healthy treats. Let me know what kind of recipes you would love to see on the blog this year. I would love to hear your suggestions! For…

December Favorites (2017)

Welcome to my December favorites post! My favorite month of the year and as you can see above, we got our first snow! Are you all ready for Christmas?! I’m now done with my Christmas shopping and all I need to do is put everything together, wrap the presents and bake plenty of healthy treats for my family and friends.  I’m spending the next few weeks working (because unfortunately, I’m not at a point in my career where I can get a Christmas vacation). I’m also working hard on the blog, doing some work behind the scenes. The little free time I have is spent in the woods running or in front of my Christmas tree painting. I got 2 extra large canvases from my mom, so I’m hoping…

22 Tips to Help Manage Food Cravings

For most of us, food is a source of pleasure and comfort. Sometimes, a little too much. For some of us, food cravings can be a daily struggle. The problem with uncontrollable food cravings is that they can’t be treated like other cravings. We can stop drinking or smoking, but we can’t stop eating. We need food to survive. For this reason, we need to change our relationship with food.  This is a list of tips that have helped me control my sugar cravings in the last few years. To be clear, I’m just speaking from personal experience. You’re probably tired of seeing some of these tips, but the truth is, this is what works for me. I hope that this list helps you in some way, whether the tips are…

November Favorites (2017)

I can’t believe I’m already sharing my November favorites post! And that December is less than 2 weeks away. I feel like just a few weeks ago I was sharing my first favorites post in September. I hope you’re enjoying these so far. Let me know in the comments if there’s anything different you would like to see in these posts. This is my last post before writing my dietetic exam next Monday. I’m hoping to have a little more time to spend on the blog once I’m done with it. You have no idea how excited I am to just get it over with. It will be one less thing on my mind… Although I won’t know the results until January. This exam is…

October Favorites (2017)

Fall is here and I couldn’t be more excited! Well, I could be if I didn’t have my big dietetic exam to write in a month… But I love fall and October may be one of my favorite months of the year (right after September). I am a little sad that the leaves are now falling and that the autumn colors are slowly leaving us, but I’m still excited for the holidays and the cozy weather to come. Many things have happened over the last month and I’m excited to share them with you today! So I won’t make you wait any longer, here are a few of my favorite things this month: Fall Wedding As you may know, we recently got engaged! Shaun proposed on September 16 and…