Easy Recipes to Feel Good: Steel Cut Granola

Easy Recipes to Feel Good Easy Recipes to Feel Good is a monthly recipe post for our readers and past participants who recognize the payoff of eating foods that support us, but also have more on their schedule than cooking food.  Our first installment, Mix It Up Steel Cut Granola, is intended to provide you […]

Greek Yogurt: Is It Better?

Greek yogurt has been all the rage lately and many people are fired up about the potential health benefits of a higher protein, lower carb yogurt that has more calcium than conventional yogurt.  However, one of the down-sides to Greek yogurt, that I recently heard discussed on Vermont Public Radio, was the fact that compared to […]

Healthy Snack Ideas

Sometimes participants of our healthy weight loss program  at Green Mountain are surprised by the fact that we have snacks available frequently.  Snacking can be a strategy that helps us manage between-meal hunger and makes dealing with main meals a little easier.  I always get requests for a list of healthy snack ideas, so I thought […]

Healthy Cooking Thursday: Truffle Shuffle!

One of the most popular snacks we offer at our healthy weight retreat is our faux truffle. One of these little delightful spheres, coupled with half an apple or a small bunch of grapes, is a perfectly balanced snack or dessert and a great way to get around a sweet craving. We add the non-fat […]

Heathy Recipe: Fruit Jumble

With this mix of delicious fruits, juices and yogurt, you couldn’t ask for better healthy recipe. It’s a healthy eating breakfast meal or treat for whole family, or as a welcome potluck menu item! Makes 6-8 servings 1 1/2 cups grapes, green, purple or combination of each      1 medium apple, cut into bite-sized pieces  […]