Posts From the monthly archives: "September 2009"

It is not even the end of September and one of my neighbors already has her Halloween decorations out. Ghosts on the lawn, bat flag flying, and Halloween wreath near the door. Isn’t it a bit early for that? I do think it is early for decorations, but not too early to start thinking…(Read More)

I have a hard time getting in all the veggies I should each day.  I’m always looking for ways to get vegetables other than potatoes.  When I eat out, I’m always amazed at the lack of vegetables that are not potatoes.  In one of the books I’m reading, the author suggested having…(Read More)

Snacks Are Meals, Too


One of the questions I get often is “how many  meals should I eat a day?”  My answer is that there is no one way to eat – you need to eat how your body wants you to eat.  For some people, that means three times a day, others five or six, and once or twice…(Read More)

Muffin Madness!


There is just something about having a muffin for breakfast.  They are warm, soft, chewy, sweet. . . YUM!  And, muffins are quick to grab and portable.  However, that muffin can pack a calorie punch.  I recently found a recipe for a Banana Muffins that are only 130 calories per muffin.  Add some yogurt or…(Read More)

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