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When “Free” Isn’t Free.

WHEN FREE ISN'T FREE The Hidden Truth Behind Foods Labeled as _Free_ & How to Become a Label Detective

“Fat free!” “Sugar free!” ”Gluten free!” We see these claims in bold letters on many of our packaged food products. They let us know that something we may not want is not in that box or container. But what does it actually mean when something is “free” of something? Let’s […]

Category: Information

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Creative Ways to Build a RESTART®-Friendly Salad

CREATE-A-SALAD Creative ways to build a simple & easy meal.

Summer is almost here and the farmer’s markets, CSAs and your own gardens will be producing a ton of fresh vegetables that are ripe and ready for a summertime favorite – SALAD!  Building a salad might feel daunting and if you’re not sure that you have all the ingredients for […]

Category: Recipe

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Choose to choose – The RESTART® Rule

The RESTART® Rule

One of the first things you learn in a RESTART® class is the RESTART® rule. We always have choices. Starting today, choose to choose.  What does this mean? It means that when you reach for food, you are going to be aware that you are doing it. This does not […]

Category: Mindset

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When you are overwhelmed and anxious

It is understandably easy to be distracted right now. It is easy to let fear take over. It feels hard to feel safe, in control, or to know what to do/not to do. What I find helps me the most is to take a PAUSE. Take a BREATH. Look at […]

Category: Mindset

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Not-So-Sweet Coconut Fat Bombs

Looking for a not so sweet treat for you or a loved one for Valentine’s Day?  A quick and simple fat bomb is a fun way to surprise someone (or yourself) with a nice gift on that special day or any time of the year.

Looking for a Valentine’s day treat that’s more about the LOVE and less about the excess sugar? You don’t need extra sugar, you’re sweet enough already!   A quick and simple fat bomb is a fun way to surprise someone (or yourself) with a nice gift on that special day or […]

Category: Recipe

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Letting Go and Looking Forward

As we look forward to a new year and a new decade, our founder, Jeni Hall, shares her thoughts on letting go and looking forward to a new a brighter future. A few years ago, I made a major move, from a big, spacious house, to a small apartment. It […]

Category: Mindset

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RESTART® Friendly One Pan Meal Ideas

One Pan Meals: Quick and Easy Ideas for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner! All RESTART® Friendly, too!

Ah, the holiday season! Activities, concerts, get togethers, office parties and celebrations – they are all part of this beautiful time of year. As we all know, time to prepare nutritious meals can get pushed to the back burner. Get it, back burner? A little cooking humor for you… But […]

Category: Recipe

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