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How to Quit Smoking Without Turning to Food

How to Quit Smoking Without Turning to Food Because smoking is oral in nature, it’s common to turn to various oral replacements such as chewing gum or snacking as a way to make up for the loss of oral satisfaction smoking may provide. While gum or snacks can be the lesser of evils when it comes to quitting a potentially lethal habit, even these substitutes can quickly become a new unhealthy habit.
July 25, 2017 |

Zesty Black Bean and Veggie Wrap

veggie wrap Whether you’re brown bagging it, or making a quick lunch to enjoy at home, this tasty Black Bean and Veggie Wrap wrap will delight you and your family. Once they take a bite, they won’t even notice it’s chock full of good-for-you fruit, veggies, beans and brown rice!
March 25, 2016 |

3 Reasons You Keep Overeating at Night

3 reasons you're overeating at night If there’s one thing that seems to plague many of us, it’s the munchies leading to overeating at night. Even after eating dinner, many of us find ourselves peering into the refrigerator each night, searching for something to satisfy. Is it physical hunger that’s calling? Or emotional soothing that food is sometimes so good at providing?
January 4, 2016 |

Turkey Chili Con Carne with Vegetarian Option

Chili con carne and red peppers Does your family serve Turkey or Ham for your holiday dinner?    In my family, my youth was spent eating Turkey on Christmas evening.  As we grew older and began to have a voice in the matter, we realized we were essentially creating the same meal for Christmas, as we’d created for Thanksgiving — a Turkey, Stuffing, and Yam dinner — so we changed it up and while we still go with tradition, its Turkey for Thanksgiving, and Baked Ham for Christmas. What do you do with leftovers besides sandwiches?  Well, Turkey Soup was always a big one, and Ham Sandwiches. …
November 8, 2014 |

Banana Pumpkin Smoothie

pumpkin banana smoothie This recipe is courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run, a for-women-only health retreat in the green hills of Vermont. This rich smoothie is a guest favorite for breakfast. This smoothie is based on pumpkin — a Super Food, and dense and creamy Greek Yogurt, which gives great “staying power” for the morning.
October 14, 2013 |

Green Bean Potato Salad

green bean potato salad The bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables at Farmer’s Markets and Produce Stands makes it easy to select healthy and flavorful side dishes to accompany the sizzling steaks, chicken, and hamburgers of summer months.  Banish the mayonnaise coated potato salad from your picnic table, and try this light, flavorful Green Bean and Red Potato Salad instead, courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run in Vermont.
June 13, 2013 |

Strawberry Parfait with Orange Custard Sauce

parfait Spring and Summer is the time for strawberries.  One glamorous way to show them off is in a parfait.  You can make a Strawberry Parfait with frozen yogurt, ice cream, pudding or custard — all relatively easy and pretty to serve.  This version calls for a made-from-scratch soft custard.  We’ve given a stovetop or microwave method.
June 7, 2013 |

Maple Glazed Salmon

Maple-Glazed-Salmon This recipe for Maple Glazed Salmon is courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run, Vermont, a for-women-only health and weight loss retreat. We have made this countless times, always to great applause.
March 24, 2013 |

Sweet Potato Mushroom Wrap Recipe

Sweet Potatoes Here’s a great way to get your vegetables and love every bite!  This tasty sweet potato mushroom wrap recipe is courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run, a for-women-only health retreat in the green hills of Vermont.  It may look complicated, but it really goes quickly and is worth the time you invest. If some of the vegetables aren’t your favorites, experiment with those you love.  For instance, fresh spinach, shredded carrots, kale, and even parsnips, which are very sweet, will all make a wonderful sweet potato mushroom wrap.
December 17, 2012 |

Green Mountain Country Style Frittata

whisked-eggs This healthy frittata recipe makes an easy and appealing lunch or brunch dish. Start with eggs and cheese, then add vegetables and herbs from the late summer’s garden for an endless number of combinations. Green Mountain says “Garnish this frittata with Chunky Tomato Salsa and serve with a mixed green salad or Waldorf Salad and a whole grain roll for lunch, or pair it with a fresh fruit cup and an Oat muffin for a Sunday brunch.”    Courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run — a for-women-only health retreat in the green mountains of Vermont.   Be sure to…
September 17, 2006 |

Spa Style Easy Breakfast Casserole

breakfast casserole Take the stress out of entertaining with this great do-ahead dish for your next breakfast or brunch get-together. Our Easy Breakfast Casserole can be made 1-2 hours ahead or even the night before. Also, the recipe can be doubled easily for bigger crowds. Experiment with other vegetables such as sliced mushrooms or chopped tomatoes and/or other fresh herbs.
April 23, 2006 |

Blueberry Oatmeal Pancakes

oatmeal blueberry pancakes Oatmeal pancakes are good all year around, but summer is the time of year to make a blueberry version. These sweet juicy berries, high in fiber and antioxidants, are at the peak of their season.    Green Mountain at Fox Run, Ludlow, Vermont, is the country’s foremost women-only healthy weight loss program. It offers a practical, livable healthy lifestyle approach with which, for the past three decades, women have discovered how to lose weight and keep it off.  They maintain a complete collection of recipes from their book “Recipes for Living” on the website. We highly recommend you visit.
September 15, 2005 |
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