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Category Archives: Nutrition

Foodies Travel, Too

nachos

Have you had a joy-filled July? I sure have! But it’s good to be back in front of the computer crafting this week’s blog. One TOPS member had requested I find out nutritional information on alligator while I was in … Continue reading

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A Refreshing Recap

Summer Recap

I have now officially been a part of the TOPS crew for six months. And thanks to all of you, it’s been an overwhelmingly positive experience so far! I very much appreciate all the feedback and questions sent via email … Continue reading

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A Wellbeing Whiz Guide to Summer Travel

Lake Kegonsa in Wisconsin

I don’t know about you, but I’m certainly ready for some “fun in the sun”! Thankfully, my current travel plans in the months ahead involve going to a couple lakeside communities for writing assignments. This also means I’ll be dining … Continue reading

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6 Food Swaps Any Home Chef Can Master

spoonfuls of spices

Modifying meals to meet multiple dietary needs in one household can feel like a perpetual struggle. Even for those living solo, having to come up with substitutions for familiar recipes to better suit current nutritional goals may take more time … Continue reading

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Plan Ahead To Eat Well Year-Round

a box of fresh produce from the farmer's market

Spring is here (or quickly approaching). This means there will be a steady increase in the variety of locally-grown and -produced foods that will be at local farmers markets and many grocery stores over the coming months. If you’ve got … Continue reading

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Healthy Home Cook Hacks

onions and potato on table

The March/April 2022 issue of TOPS News, “Plant-based Power: One-Pot Recipes” includes four vegan recipes I created. These dishes are a few of my ‘go-to’ entrees when I want a warm homecooked lunch but don’t necessarily want to be stuck … Continue reading

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The Right Fuel: 3 Eating Tips for Pre-/Post-Exercise

healthy fresh fruit for a smoothie

Like many of you, I try to incorporate active movement into my daily schedule. But as we all know, life happens. Which usually means, once or twice a week, my workout will get bumped to a different time than I … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Favorites – Part 2

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I’m blown away by all of the heartfelt comments and messages I received from my previous post! Your kind words mean the world to me. As promised, here are five more of my favorite posts from over the years. 10 … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday Favorites – Part 1

envelope with thank you text

Well friends, after nearly a decade of writing Wellness Wednesday, it’s time for me to say goodbye. What started as a simple “we should start a blog” conversation in 2013 has evolved into countless posts and one of the most … Continue reading

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