Healthy Game Day Treat!

Sticking with the Super Bowl theme, here is a recipe for a healthy party food! Chips & Guacamole (Clean Eating) Guacamole: 4 ripe avocados Juice of 1 lemon or lime 1 tablespoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon onion powder ½ teaspoon salt Tortilla Chip Ingredients: 1 package corn tortillas ½ teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon garlic powder…

Ten Questions with Jen McSorley

Where do you think your biggest transformation occurred- physically or mentally, or both, and why? My biggest transformation happened when I realized I was more than my Eating Disorder. For over 20 years I let it define who I was.  My eating disorder has always been about control and being perfect…it is the one thing…

Super Bowl Sunday! Healthy Eating Strategies

For most Americans, the Super Bowl typically means PARTY.  According to the American Institute of Food Distribution, Super Bowl Sunday is the second highest event in America for most food consumption — following Thanksgiving. Across the country, people will consume more than one billion chicken wings, 120 million pounds of avocados and 2.5 million pounds…

More Chicken!

Here is a quick and easy chicken recipe.  This will work great with leftovers! Chicken Salad 1 1/2 grilled chicken breast 1 single serving size of plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon of sunflower nuts 1 celery stalk finely chopped 1/4 of small green apple finely chopped 2 tablespoons of craisins or 1/2 cup red grapes…

Basic Principles of Clean Eating

Have you ever wondered what eating “clean” means?  It is a concept that stresses healthy, whole, unprocessed foods.  The approach to eating clean eating maximizes your energy and optimizes your health, making it more than just a diet. It’s a lifestyle, with built-in flexibility, meaning it can be adapted to fit most any kind of…

Chicken, Chicken, Chicken….

I started eating chicken about 6 months ago…after being a vegan for over 20 years.  It was one of the hardest things I have ever done, but I am glad I took that first bite.  For me, chicken has to be almost over cooked in order for me to eat it, but I am learning…

New Year’s Resolutions….

Every year we tell ourselves we have to set New Year’s Resolutions.quit smoking, quit sugar, lose 10 pounds, become vegan…. We often shoot for the moon and then a week later realize we are never going to reach those expectations.  This year why not try something a little different??? Instead of creating that list of…

Healthy New Year’s Dip Recipe

  Are you heading to a party on New Year’s Eve or having a party at home and want a healthy alternative to bring to the table?  Here is a healthier version of the classic Spinach and Artichoke dip! Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip 10-oz. plain hummus 8-oz. frozen spinach, thawed and squeezed to remove extra…

Post Holiday Blues   

Did you wake up this morning and feel like your body was hit by Santa’s sleigh?  Christmas is over and hopefully so are the cookies, eggnog and other treats we all overindulged in!  Here are a few ideas on how to detox your body in a healthy way! Water Drink up! Lots of water will…

Perkville FAQ’s and Getting Started

Logging in to Perkville You can log in to your Perkville account at any time by going to http://www.perkville.com and select Sign In from the top menu. First, make sure you have an existing Perkville account with an email and password. If you haven’t already created an account, you may do so by choosing the…

Surviving the Holidays…

This time of year is tough….parties, extra goodies at work, cookies, cookies and more cookies.  Did I mention cookies!  A little bit of indulgence is good for the soul, but the key is not to go overboard!  Here are a few tips on how to stay on track!  Arrive To The Party Half Full Have…

Spotlight On Eating Disorders

So, this is Jen writing a little something about a topic that I may just be an expert in.  I am on the last part of the nutrition book and this one topic that hits very close to home….eating disorders.  It has taken me almost 20 years to even be able to say those two…