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As we turn the corner into November, the inevitable is looming: the holiday season. Thanksgiving, and then Christmas, Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, and then the New Year brings tremendous festivity, yet, can easily be overwhelming, not to mention more stressful than…...

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Holiday Stress

by Terri Trespicio for meQuilibrium You’re not a masochist, and yet, this time of year, you could possibly pass for one. Look at your calendar! Your to-do list! You take on more than you could possibly do, and aspire to…...

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Holiday Pumpkin Cake

This recipe was given to me from a friend, and I’ve taken a few liberties with it. It is actually called “Thanksgiving Cake” and rightly so, it is made with pumpkin. That said, I think it is a great dessert…...

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Healthy Holiday

The holiday season gives us reason to celebrate and indulge.  And although the holidays, most certainly, should be enjoyed, some of us are great at managing the amount of celebrating we do, and some of us wish we were better. …...

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For parents looking for healthier options for Halloween, there’s good news: tons of brands are providing healthier options. Watch my segment on Better Connecticut on how to make your Halloween Party and/or Trick-or-Treating treats healthier. Regardless if you are shopping…...

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The good news about July 4th is that it is all about the barbecue. And, depending on what you are barbecuing, it is easy to make barbecues healthy. The challenge, however, are all of the extras…the potato salad…the coleslaw…the desserts…etc.…...

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It’s that time of the year for hosting your annual holiday party, and you’ve decided to try to make it more eco-friendly. If you want to throw a successful and enjoyable party, but also make less of an impact on…...

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Holiday season is in full gear.   As beautiful and magical as the holiday season ought to be, however, it is often tainted with, none other than, stress.  We are shopping…we are wrapping…we are entertaining…we are getting entertained…we are dealing…...

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As the holiday season ramps up, we are bound to come across the inevitable holiday party appetizers.  As much as we love them, appetizers can be some of the biggest saboteurs when it comes to maintaining a healthy diet.  First…...

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As we approach Super Bowl Sunday, some of us are planning Big Game parties.  Believe it or not, Super Bowl Sunday is the number one snacking day and possibly the second biggest food celebration day after Thanksgiving.  The typical Super…...

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