8 Perfect Pumpkin Meals and Snacks

As soon as fall rolls in and October starts, the pumpkins come out! But now that October has passed, what do you do with all your pumpkins? Pumpkins are pretty, trendy, and represent the weather and holidays approaching – like Thanksgiving. They are the perfect food to eat on a chilly day!   Let’s go…

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5 Tips For a Happy and Healthy Halloween!

When Halloween time approaches, we all instantly think of costumes, trick or treating, pumpkin carving, and, of course, candy and sweets. Besides the fun costumes, the main reason kids love Halloween is because of the massive amounts of candy they receive from trick or treating. Did you know that on average, kids eat about 50-100…

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Falling For Pumpkins

It’s that time of the year again! October means fall is officially here and it’s time for pumpkin flavored everything! It’s also time for jack-o-lanterns and trick-or-treating, but pumpkins can be so much more than simply decoration.   Pumpkins are a cultivar of squash and are planted in the summer to be available in the…

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Top 10 Tips for a Healthier Halloween

BOO! Did Halloween scare you? Are you feeling uneasy with the haunting holiday of sweets approaching? Halloween is always a difficult, but extremely important time to practice mindful eating, but don’t worry! I’ve got you covered.   When you think of Halloween, the first few things that come to mind are probably costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin…

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How to Stay Mindful this Halloween

The month of October is synonymous with Halloween and spooky fall festivities. But along with trick-or-treating comes massive amounts of sugar. Whether you’re out and about tricking or home dishing out the treats, these tips will help you stay an intuitive eater amidst all of the chaos.   Eat Before You Treat Just before the…

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More Than Just Pretty: Pumpkin is Good for Your Health

I love the fall. I love the holidays, the fashion, the weather, the decorations and the food. Pumpkins incorporate a little bit of everything. They’re pretty, they’re trendy, they represent the fall and they’re tasty. Pumpkins are delicious and definitely do not get enough credit for it! Learning a little bit about pumpkin beyond the…

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Boo! Don’t Let This Halloween Give You a Scare!

Tis’ the season for tricks and treats! Are you feeling uneasy with the haunting holiday of sweets approaching? Between keeping candy by the front door for the tricker-or-treaters and perhaps your own trick-or-treaters bringing home a pillow case full of sweets, this is an important time of the year to practice mindful eating. No need…

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It’s No Trick—Have a Treat!

Halloween—it’s probably one of the least likely times of the year that you want to interact with a nutrition professional.  But if you’ve been traveling down the mindful eating road with me, I can guarantee you that you can handle this holiday AND enjoy some candy too! Halloween can be tricky because let’s be honest,…

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Seeing Orange….Pumpkins Here, There and Everywhere

Are you seeing orange everywhere? It’s that time of year; pumpkin flavored food is everywhere and cannot be avoided. With each passing year, the amount of foods flavored with pumpkin increases.   Traditionally, we think of pumpkins being associated with fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving. But as I’m sure you’ve encountered in recent years, pumpkin is…

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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin pie is a staple dessert that we all love to enjoy around the holidays. Pumpkins are a type of squash whose nutrients are often masked by tons of heavy cream and sugar. This pumpkin pie recipe allows you to satisfy that fall time craving guilt-free!

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Make it a Healthy Halloween!

When you think of Halloween, the first few things that come to mind are probably costumes, trick or treating, pumpkin carving, and of    course TONS of candy and sweets.  It’s the only night of the year where we can transform ourselves into any character of choice (and not be labeled as crazy).  And of course…

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Encouraging Kids to Enjoy a Healthy Halloween

Halloween night is an event that kids of all ages look forward to throughout the year.  It’s a time when they can dress up in crazy costumes, hang out with their friends, and collect a ton of candy.  Encouraging children from a young age to incorporate treats in moderation is your best bet for surviving…

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