Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls (video)

In Monday’s post, we talked about the importance of curbing your sugar intake during the holidays. With Thanksgiving just about 2 weeks away, now’s the time to start thinking about some healthier holiday treats. Today I’m sharing with you my recipe for Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Balls. They are much  easier than you might think…

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Healthier Holiday Treats

Today starts my series of 3 videos for helping you make the holidays healthier. On average, we tend to gain 1-2 pounds over the holidays and often don’t end up losing those pounds. As the holidays approach, we are bombarded sugar just about everywhere we look, and this excess sugar tends to work against us…

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Are Non-Dairy Milks Really the Healthier Option?

Many people are skipping the cow’s milk, and instead opting for soy, almond, coconut, or another non-dairy milk for a variety of reasons. Some people are lactose intolerant, have a dairy allergy or sensitivity, and others just see non-dairy milks as the healthier option. But, are non-dairy milks really the healthier option? Now right off…

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Fish Soup

Now that the weather is getting cooler here, that means it’s time for hearty warm soups! I always strive for my soups to be a one-pot meal, meaning that everything is in the soup so I don’t have to make an additional dish. While I do love to cook, I’m also pretty busy so streamlining…

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Artificial Sweeteners: Friend or Foe?

Many people turn to artificial sweeteners as a substitute for sugar. It seems like a no-brainer – sweet taste without the calories and without the harmful effects of glucose or fructose. The problem is that most artificial sweeteners have other downsides. They can only serve to exacerbate sugar cravings, and in the research don’t necessarily…

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