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Sarah Myer

This December will be the 6th Annual Christmas Celebration with a group of friends. There are a few traditions with this party including the infamous Gunnery Sergeant’s eggnog. There is absolutely nothing that is low-calorie about this drink and it is worth every calorie!  I am already planning for this in my holiday party “food… Continue reading »

I love the Holderness Family videos and parodies! Their newest one “My Wife is on a Healthy Diet / Men at Work Parody” had me laughing so hard. At the same time, I was reaching for the phone to send them some cauliflower rice recipes that are actually good. A healthy diet can look, smell,… Continue reading »

Strength training twice a week is one of the Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less strategies. I wasn’t incorporating this strategy in my lifestyle so I decided to try it for six months and see what would happen. I’ve highlighted some of my successes and how I have celebrated them without using food. If you… Continue reading »

Employees participate in wellness challenges for a lot of different reasons. A strong wellness program or challenge should include components that incorporate many of those reasons. Provide Opportunities to Make Healthy Changes Screenings, wellness challenges, wellness fairs, and disseminating health-related information via company networks are good starting places to help employees be more aware of… Continue reading »

Participating in team wellness challenges has been a great way to help me to remember to move before, during, and after the work day. Our walking team (Shamrock n’ Roll) recently won the latest NC Wellness Miles for Wellness walking challenge in the Super Hare division.  Each person walked 182 steps more a day than the… Continue reading »

It’s March – How are things going with your healthy goals for the year? Here are 6 moves to help you keep motivated. Change a Password Pick an Account you use frequently and change the password. I have used words like Healthier, Mindful, Exercise, Breathe, Relax, Ignore the Excuses, and other words to remind me… Continue reading »

Jicama Jicama is a root  vegetable that is used in South American and Asian cuisine.  Jicama is pronounced as “hecama”. It has been compared to an apple, asian pear, crunchy potato, water chestnut, or turnip. The vegetable is great source of fiber and tastes different depending on how you prepare it. Previous Experience:  I have… Continue reading »

This week’s vegetable is baby bok choy.  Why you ask? It was on sale at Harris Teeter. Baby Bok Choy  It’s in the same produce section as spinach, greens, and collards. Like cauliflower, it is packed with vitamins (A, C, and K) and minerals (iron, potassium, and calcium) and is a good source of fiber.… Continue reading »

  I recently reorganized my kitchen and I found my waffle iron! We don’t have too many quiet Saturdays but I really enjoy waffles and eggs on a Saturday morning. I have recently tried out a few other recipes in it as well. Falafel Waffles Zucchini Fritters (super yummy!) I haven’t tried these but Cooking Light… Continue reading »

My husband is a vegetarian and I cook a lot of vegetarian meals for dinner. We keep a pretty stocked pantry of vegetarian items  that I have blogged about in the past.  However, we started tracking how many vegetables we ate and it was a lot lower than expected. We decided to try cooking new… Continue reading »