Category Archives: Nutrition

How to save yourself from mindless eating

By Julie Stefanski, WellSpan dietitian Researcher Brian Wansink, relays some important findings about how Americans eat in his book Mindless Eating. Through Wansink’s experiments (some rather funny, like the ever filling soup bowl) researchers determined that basically, if there’s food in sight – … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: slow-cooker lentil soup

During the second week of the diet, my husband and I were scheduled to eat a lot of soup. And when I say a lot, I mean at least a serving every day. Normally in the winter, I wouldn’t mind … Continue reading

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John Wright Restaurant’s chef Jim Switzenberg to lead discussion at Gluten Intolerance Group meeting

The local branch of the Gluten Intolerance Group will host a discussion led by John Wright Restaurant‘s own Jim Switzenberg. The 6 p.m. Aug. 19 meeting at York County School of Technology, 2179 S. Queen St. in York Township will … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Southwestern stuffed squash, onion rings

Jeff and I weren’t terribly original with how we used our CSA share this week, and for that, I apologize. In our defense, though, half of this week’s share consisted of stone fruit or melons, and Jeff’s mother had already … Continue reading

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Healthy cooking: Cauliflower rice

Please enable Javascript to watch this video It’s tough to cut back on carbs when they are in so many of your favorite dishes. One easy substitute for rice is cauliflower. By running the florets through a food processor, you … Continue reading

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CSA Summer: Week 10, featuring all of the melons

Jeff and I were out of town last week (I bought my wedding dress!), but we’re back now. Which means it’s once again time to figure out how to eat this week’s CSA bounty from Miller Plant Farm: Jeff was … Continue reading

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Make healthy choices when eating out at restaurants

By Amanda Nossel, Family Nurse Practitioner Many of my patients, family and friends have a goal to eat more healthfully, and to keep this effort going even when dining out. Sticking to a healthier diet while eating at restaurants can be challenging: … Continue reading

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Why getting enough sleep really makes a difference

Last week left me counting down the hours to when I could go to bed again. My work schedule was on a bit of a roller coaster and it was alarming how just a few hours difference in my schedule … Continue reading

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Stress eating: My biggest diet enemy

I feel like I’ve been hit by one of those ginormous Mac trucks this week. My work schedule is all mixed up. I sleep five hours here, 10 hours there, hoping something balances out and feels right. I have no … Continue reading

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Meatout Mondays: Sweet and spicy meatballs in the crockpot

Sweet and spicy meatless meatballs are perfect for a large crowd of vegans at a potluck or for Meatout Mondays.

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