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Healthy Meals in a Snap

Football season is upon us again and that means football parties! When you host one of these parties, or even when you’re just enjoying a game with your family, make healthy snacks to munch on.

How do you go beyond simple “chips and dips,” while still keeping it quick and easy? How do you create tasty, healthy appetizers that don’t require long hours in the kitchen? There are lots of great appetizers that can be created in a snap.

Here are 5 ideas for your next party:

Parmesan Zucchini Sticks. Healthy finger foods that are … Read the rest

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Each year the holidays provide a diametrically-opposed period of some of the best of times, and some of the worst — for your overall health.  The holidays are a time of friends, family and joy, as well unprecedented stress, irregular schedules and the temptation of unhealthy food and drink.

This year, LifeScape Premier concierge medical practice founder Dr. Susan Wilder offers some tips and suggestions for maintaining your good health and good cheer throughout the holiday season and getting off on the right foot for a healthy and happy new year.

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I hope your Thanksgiving holiday was wonderful! We spent it with our family and, as usual, have lots of leftovers. When the holidays are over and you still have lots of turkey left, what can you do with it all? Turkey sandwiches are good, but that gets old pretty fast. There are lots of low fat, healthy ways to use up that leftover turkey, so there’s every reason to have healthy holidays.

First, chop, dice or shred your leftover turkey, place it in resealable plastic bags, and put it in the refrigerator. That way, you can reach in for a … Read the rest

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Is it really possible to celebrate National Cake Day and still eat healthfully? It turns out that it is! You just have to select a healthier cake recipe.

At first I thought, “healthy cake, how is that possible?” I have always thought that one of the attractions of cake was its sinfulness. Part of the joy of eating cake is that you know it’s not good for you, isn’t it? But it tastes soooo good! So, how can you make a “healthy” cake that tastes good? Quite easily!

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Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family, food and drink, football and parades. Enjoy them all, but remember to put relationships at the top of your list.

In the past, we have often said, “make relationships the ‘main course,’ and food the ‘side dish,’” and that’s especially true on holidays like Thanksgiving. It doesn’t really matter what you eat as long as you’re surrounded by the ones you love.

We will be having Thanksgiving dinner with my sister and her family, as well as assorted other friends and relatives. The other day, when I spoke with my sister, she … Read the rest

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