8 ways to eat healthy at the cabin this summer

Summer vacations are the best, but it can be tough to keep healthy eating on track. Here are some tips for eight ways to eat healthy this summer at the cabin (cottage, lake house… wherever you are!)   I just spent nearly four weeks at our family’s cabin (which is now also my parents’ full-time… 

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a guide to summer produce

The best produce season of the year is upon is, and I don’t know about you guys but I’m gonna make the most of it while the fresh, local, in-season summer produce is at its best. Is there anything better than a warm, juicy peach straight from the farmer’s market? Or that impossibly sweet summer… 

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are you hungry? thoughts on physical vs emotional hunger

Most days around three o’clock or so in the afternoon, I find myself standing in front of the office snack drawer and asking myself this question: am I hungry? I’ll admit it’s taken a fair amount of mindfulness to get to the point of asking this question in the first place. When I first started… 

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project protein – part 1

“But how do you get your protein?” This is probably the single most common question posed to vegetarians, followed closely by questions about iron and B12. And for years I touted the classic vegetarian byline, “I don’t worry about it, there’s protein in basically everything.” Which is true. I mean, you can find a little… 

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snack attack! some thoughts on snacking smart

Happy Nutrition Month! I thought this would be a good time to shed some light on a nutrition topic that I see a lot of confusion around when I’m talking to my friends and clients… snacking! It always surprises me how frequently I speak to people who perceive snacking as something negative. At the same… 

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judge not

Here’s a scene that plays out in my life fairly frequently: someone leans in to me over their kale salad / green smoothie / cold-pressed juice and tells me in wide-eyed whispers about the crap they saw so-and-so eating the other day. Or, a friend relays a story about having seen a colleague in their… 

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eat, drink, be merry – some thoughts on holiday eating

The holiday season is well and truly upon us now, and if your schedule is anything like mine you’ve been hitting the holiday party circuit big time with no signs of it letting up. I’ve been getting a lot of questions about how to manage the holiday season from a nutrition perspective, so today I… 

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