December 2, 2016

Skinny Recipe: Spiced Pomegranate Mocktail

Blood orange and pomegranate cocktails

If you are looking for a seasonal beverage, nothing quite says fall and winter like pomegranate. Pomegranates are rich in vitamins and antioxidants making them highly sought after when they are in season. This Spiced Pomegranate Mocktail recipe is perfect when you want to spice up a party, but can’t serve alcohol. Easy to make and low in calories, your guests will think you hit the drink jackpot with this beverage.

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November 30, 2016

How Empowerment Can Change Your Diabetes Habits, Health, and Happiness

Glucometer, healthy food, dumbbells and centimeter, diabetes, healthy and sporty lifestyle

If you (or someone you love) are living with diabetes, you are well aware that it brings many challenges to your daily life. Regardless of your age or the type of diabetes you have, there are multiple factors to juggle every single day. Out of all these factors, I think the “fear factor” is the worst. Fear can hold us back and keep us from being our best selves and living our best life.

Because of that, the most important goal I have as a diabetes educator and communicator is to empower people to take charge of their diabetes. That doesn’t mean being in control of every single aspect of diet, exercise, medications, and other lifestyle behaviors. Because, of course, it’s not possible to control everything. But if we are empowered to take a more proactive role, that’s when we realize we can accomplish so much more than we originally thought possible.
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November 25, 2016

Skinny Recipe: Cranberry Apple Pie

Closeup of homemade apple cranberry pie

The holiday season is finally here, and that means it’s time for all those delicious desserts. This Cranberry Apple Pie is the perfect pie to usher in the holiday season. The red cranberries add a twist of color and flavor to a classic apple pie. This is sure to be a favorite for any holiday party you host.
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November 23, 2016

Tips for Staying on a Healthy Track through the Holiday Season

Christmas food backdround. Fruits, spices and cookies

The holidays have a way of sneaking up on you, don’t they? You may have some baking planned, and also some fancy meals in the works. Using these eight tips as a guide, sit down and write up a quick strategy to surviving the holidays with healthy meals, exercise, downtime, and a good night’s sleep.
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