Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!

Disclaimer – I am not here to single out any food brands. I am teaching about reading food labels in general. What’s the difference? Carbohydrates are large sugar or starch molecules. Sugars are simple molecules in the form of granules or syrup. When the label says “no sugar added” this means sugar in some shape or form of granules or syrups were not added. This … Continue reading Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!

Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks!

Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks! Do you like to snack? The urge to snack can come from, boredom, stress, hunger and many other things. It could even be your body’s way of saying “Hey I am thirsty- not hungry”.  Follow your hunger signals, have a glass of H2O before you start snacking. Also try distracting yourself with something to do each time you … Continue reading Insight of the day: Pre-pack your snacks!

Pizza Chicken?

I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?

Walk for Hunger! 2014

SAVE THE DATE WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 It is that time of year again~ On Sunday, May 4th, I will be participating in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger. I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger in Massachusetts! Check out my direct web page to donate! http://support.projectbread.org/site/TR/Walk/General?px=1364781&pg=personal&fr_id=1230 Join my team: Title Boxing … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! 2014

STAMP OUT HUNGER 2013!

On May 11, 2013 we’ll celebrate our 21st year of Stamp Out Hunger! Help the NALC fight hunger in America by getting involved. Thanks for your support in Feeding America.  Don’t forget to donate that small bag of non-perishable items to your mail carrier TODAY! 🙂 Have a great Saturday.   Continue reading STAMP OUT HUNGER 2013!

Walk for Hunger 2013

On May 5th 2013 last Sunday, the Bean Town Walkers participated in the annual Walk for Hunger 20 mile walk around Boston. At Project Bread’s 45th Walk for Hunger, 30,000 Walkers and 2,000 Volunteers raised an estimated $3.1 million to support community-based programs that assist hungry people across Massachusetts. We had a rocking time considering the recent events in Boston.  A big part of the … Continue reading Walk for Hunger 2013

Fitness!

August update- Summer is flying by but that doesn’t mean that I have not been making the most of my time.  The past month has been an going project to lose weight, get in shape and stay motivated!  I wanted to share an update on my daily routine! Of course I changed my diet as well and I don’t mean by starving or taking supplements! … Continue reading Fitness!