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Eating more fruit is one of the hallmarks of the Mediterranean lifestyle. If you are like me, you sometimes get stuck in a fruit rut – apples, oranges, and the occasional banana. I love all fruit but just get in fruit jags that don’t make my fruit eating very exciting. Enter kiwi. I love kiwi… Continue reading »

I absolutely love my after-lunch yogurt with berries!  I consider this my “healthy little dessert” that doesn’t have a lot of sugar…or so I thought. As I have been trying to cut back on my added sugar overall, I took a closer look at the sources of added sugar in my diet.  It turns out… Continue reading »

I am a big fan of Trader Joe’s. I am such a fan I get asked, “what are your favorite things to buy there.” Instead of just answering – “everything,” I decided to come up with my top 10 favorite things to buy at TJ’s. Berries. I put berries on my steel cut oats and… Continue reading »

Move More

I’ve been advocating more physical activity in my classes lately ( online and onsite ) for the pure joy of movement without associated technological gadgets. Wow, did that ever come into play for my safety during a recent trip to the coast. While refusing to wear my Nike Run Watch or carry my iPhone during weekend… Continue reading »

We all know after a long day at work, we just want to come home and relax. Sit down, maybe put our feet up, and survive the after-work slump. Making it difficult to get in that post-work workout. We make excuses as to why we can’t fit exercise into that busy schedule of ours. You… 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 »

Weigh Less

Below is a testimonial from a current Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Anna. Anna shares her journey so far through Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less. Way to go, Anna! “Well, I have GREAT news to share with you; I have had my cholesterol screened via a free Sam’s Club screening, and I… Continue reading »

Below is a testimonial from a recent Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participant, Susan. Susan shares her journey through Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less and how she learned it’s not just about weight loss –  it’s about so much more than that.    “I would like to let you know the impact of the… Continue reading »

“Just in case I do not get the chance, I want to thank you for this class. I have a long story but I’ll keep it short. Last summer, the last day of school, I was not feeling like myself. Well, five days later I went to my doctor, rushed to the hospital with “something”… Continue reading »

Live Mindfully

One of my goals for 2017 was to reduce the amount of time I spent on social media and to instead, just live in the moment. Instead of being burdened by taking a perfect picture, crafting a clever caption, and keeping track of the number of likes, I decided to look UP (something I learned from… Continue reading »

Facilitating a corporate wellness program for your organization can be overwhelming. Especially if you work in Human Resources and already wear a thousand different hats. Creating a wellness program can seem like just one extra chore to add to your list, and it can often fall by the waist side. Partnering with Eat Smart, Move… Continue reading »

Calling all current and former Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less participants! Do you have a friend or colleague interested joining your healthy journey? For a limited time, refer a friend or colleague and receive a FREE Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Igloo lunch bag! Your friend can join any of the following class… Continue reading »