Tag Archives: Christmas

Modern holiday breakfast: Marmalade French Toast Casserole

With wrapping paper spread across the family room floor and exciting new toys and gadgets to play with, who has time to think about a healthy Christmas morning breakfast? Instead of scrambling to keep stomachs full, plan ahead the night…

Food

Tune in, tone up: Holiday songs for yoga and Pilates

Joyful, holiday music is everywhere right now: on the radio, in stores, at neighborhood restaurants. Why not also listen to it during your workout? Songs like Mariah Carey’s, “All I Want for Christmas is You” is a perfect choice if…

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How you can limit depression during the holiday season

Do you feel joyous when holiday decorations go up and store windows fill with gifts? If you don’t, take comfort in knowing that you are not alone.  The holidays can be emotionally draining and financially overwhelming, and it’s not uncommon…

Mental Health

 

The 10 steps of food safety to keep your 12 days of Christmas healthy

To make sure you are spreading Holiday cheer instead of germs this Christmas season, include food safety as the main ingredient in your food preparation.  To prevent food-borne illness from ruining the holidays, remember these four steps: Clean, separate, cook,…

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Lansing kicks off the holiday season with Silver Bells in the City

Once again, as it has for the last 29 years, the city of Lansing celebrates the opening of the holiday season with the annual Silver Bells in the City event. Spread over several blocks, central to the capitol building, Silver…

Are you one of the 8 in 10 that says they’re stressed during the holidays?

It seems like the minute Halloween ends, Christmas begins with Thanksgiving disappearing somewhere in between.  According to the American Psychological Association, 8 out of 10 people in 2008 anticipate stress due to the holidays.  So whether it’s financial stress or…

 

The holiday food hangover can be alleviated as you get back on track today!

After a long day of overindulging on everything from candy canes to candied ham, you are most likely waking up with a food hangover.  If that sounds  familiar to you, I can only assume you’re thinking, “I need to get…

Fitness

Best holiday songs for your workout

  If your Christmas season is as busy as mine you probably need a strategy to stay active and healthy. This holiday season I have a family or friend holiday party every day from December 22nd to December 26th and…

How can you wrap up good health for your loved ones?

Good health is something that you can not put under the tree.  As much as we want to do so, the ability to purchase good health for those we love, place it in a box and wrap it up in…

 
 

 

 

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