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Recipe: Gluten-Free Roasted Butternut Squash Lasagna

Move over cool, crunchy salads. Fall is here. It’s time for comforting, nourishing meals that have more heft. Healthy and satisfying autumn meals feel more substantial and make good use of the stars of the harvest season – winter squash.... Read More

National Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Why should you care? According to the American Diabetes Association: Nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States have diabetes, including 7 million who don't know it.  Another 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes and are... Read More

World Diabetes Day: November 14

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. It’s a day to raise awareness of the disease, its escalating rates around the world and the mechanisms by which to prevent the illness when possible. According to Data from the 2011 National Diabetes... Read More

My New Fall Comfort Food: Real Tomato Soup

Were you raised on canned tomato soup, too? I’m pretty sure I ate tomato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches at least once a week. The bread was white. The cheese was highly processed with gobs of sodium. No matter how... Read More

Do As I Say, But Not As I Do

This is an age-old saying, but unfortunately a modern concept. We lead fast-paced lives full of temptations and choices, and many moments go by when, if we had slowed down, that moment could have been a life-changing learning experience for... Read More

It All Adds Up

My daughter has a piggy bank. I throw my change in it. I usually believe that the extra 15 cents won’t really add up to much. But after saving those pennies (nickels, dimes, quarters…), my daughter has saved over $100... Read More

Seeking Inspiration – One Mom’s Reaction to New Rally Man Videos

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I need a little inspiration in my journey to keep fit. I think it’s useful to look at the justifications we have used to avoid exercise — or to neglect our health –... Read More

The Challenge of Keeping the Weight Off

In the middle of my weight loss efforts, it was easy for me to stay focused on smart food choices. But now after losing the weight I gained from Baby #3, I find myself making rationalizations about eating junk. This is especially... Read More

Freezer-Friendly Winter Soups

There is something about the first snow of the season that speaks to my soul and sets me into a frenzy every year. So what is my obsession this year? Soups. Warm, delicious, healthy, and comforting soups. However, I have... Read More

Easy, Simple Changes = Positive Results!

What a great message from the LiveWell Rally Man about cutting 100 calories!  Living healthier is really all about making informed choices every day.  And it is about making those small changes in our diets, which can lead to big results over... Read More