Category Archives: Holiday Eating
Spring is here, and with longer days and warmer weather it’s the perfect time to pack away some of the heavy comfort food and winter habits! First, a clean pantry is the key to a clean diet, so check out this video for some tips to organize your pantry and make room for the new. Next, follow this four-week plan to start cleansing your body and get ready for summer. Week 1: Flush with Water Water is the oldest and … Continue reading
This time of year we are all trying to break habits. However, most habits have a positive reward. Think about the behavior that you are trying to replace and what positive reward you get from it. Then replace the behavior NOT the reward. Check out the video below for a more detailed explanation!
Every year around the holiday season, I read articles about the best ways to fight holiday weight gain. They all have tips about eating before you go, bringing a healthy dish to share or making exercise a priority. These are all great tips! In fact, I recommend them. However, this year I want you to try something a little different. Instead of focusing on all of the stuff you shouldn’t have, go back for seconds! Let me explain… Typically at holiday … Continue reading
It‘s getting hot in here! I mean really hot. Summer is in full swing and by the 4th of July most of the country is going to be engulfed in the 100+ heat wave. During this time staying hydrated is key. However, did you know that one of the best places to get water is through your food? The water found in fruits and vegetables can actually assimilate into your cells better than drinking water alone. Now, please don’t read that as your … Continue reading
Watch my video for a few tips on planning a healthy and savvy picnic in July, which happens to be National Picnic Month. Video first appeared on unbottleyourtea.com/tara.
March is National Nutrition Month. It’s a little like the holidays all over again for us nutritionists! Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate. The truly ambitious can try one each day, but for the rest of us, I suggest picking a few favorites and making them a part of a diet routine. Visit a local farmers market. Check out Local Harvest’s website to find one close by. Replace one cup of coffee a day with a cup … Continue reading