Eat for Health, Not Weight Loss

By Andy Bellatti MS, RD | November 12th, 2015 | 0 Comments
As a nutrition professional in corporate wellness, the majority of my work day is spent coaching a variety of people on the health goals they consider most important. This often includes managing or reversing chronic conditions like high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and Type 2 diabetes. However, the most common topic that comes up in my health coaching sessions is weight loss. There is nothing wrong with wanting to lose weight, though I do think our s Read More...
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Guest post: The Road to a Happier You

By Andrea Duke, PhD | October 22nd, 2015 | 1 Comments
Perspective. A word that has been acknowledged in my brain but never truly understood. As humans, we live our day-to-day existence with goals, dreams and expectations for ourselves. And even for others. We all want to be smart, successful Read More...

Guest post: Butternut squash risotto with coconut milk

By Elizabeth Hopson | October 4th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Happy Fall! To celebrate the first day of my favorite season, I decided to make a fall-themed meal for my family. After seeing a beautiful display of gourds in the grocery store, I knew that I wanted to make butte Read More...
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The dangers of using a fitness tracker

By Claudia Zapata | September 19th, 2015 | 2 Comments
I've looked into buying fitness trackers. Read online reviews. Asked friends about their favorites. Even ordered a couple of Fitbits last Christmas. One for him and one for me, of course. I soon returned what someone said wasn't th Read More...
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Spicy black bean soup with chipotle peppers

By Claudia Zapata | September 14th, 2015 | 4 Comments
  When you grow up in a Hispanic household, beans are undoubtedly one of your comfort foods. I still love the smell of a big pot of "frijoles a la charra" simmering on the stove top ("frijoles a la charra," which transla Read More...
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Wine week recap: five great values to buy now

By Claudia Zapata | September 1st, 2015 | 0 Comments
In case you missed our first ever wine week, it's not too late to catch up and stock up on some incredible wine values. Sean's found some nice bargains, and whether you drink them now, save them for holiday gifts or parties or Read More...
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Wine Week, day 5: a Rhone blend

By Claudia Zapata | August 29th, 2015 | 0 Comments
With juicy, fresh fruit and pretty herbal notes like sweet blue lavender and high toned verbena, the 2012 Domaine de Fondreche Cotes du Ventoux Cuvee Nadal is a modern Rhone blend. Balanced and full-bodied, this vintage of Nadal is so delici Read More...

Wine Week, day 4: a Napa Valley Merlot (yes, Merlot!)

By Claudia Zapata | August 28th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Forget everything you've heard about Merlot. The winemaker behind our latest Wine Week selection, Emmolo Merlot 2012, is Jenny Wagner, who learned a thing or two from her father, winemaker Chuck Wagner. Chuck Wagner is t Read More...
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Wine Week, day 3: an Oregon Rosé

By Claudia Zapata | August 26th, 2015 | 0 Comments
The only relief to the still-scorching temperatures? An excuse to keep drinking Rosé wines. Our 3rd pick for wine week, is perfect for summer nights: 2014 A to Z Rosé from southern Oregon. Crisp, clean, and such an easy drink (gotta love Read More...
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Wine Week, day 2: an Argentine Cab Franc

By Claudia Zapata | August 25th, 2015 | 0 Comments
Day one of our inaugural Wine Week was a lovely Spanish table wine, and for day two, we're heading south - for a Cabernet Franc from Argentina. The 2011 Bodega Aleanna El Enemigo's Cabernet Franc is produced by the winemaker Read More...
cl Claudia Zapata, MS, RDN is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness enthusiast who blogs about enjoying healthy eating and exercise. With recipes and wine selections, workouts for all levels, and everyday wellness tips, Claudia celebrates good health.
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