The Skinny

With: Crystal Dwyer Hansen

Supporting the WHOLE you. Bringing you the TRUTHFUL discussion to support you in becoming the healthiest, happiest, most fit version of YOU possible. Join in and let’s take the Skinny Life journey together.

Tips for Healthy and Happy Holiday Eating

Is it possible to enjoy the traditional holiday meals and still eat healthy? Most of us have embedded warm and wonderful memories associated with the delicious tastes and smells of the holidays.  It can be challenging when you’re bombarded with creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, pumpkin pie, and homemade rolls to stay disciplined and deliberately…

Curried Pumpkin Soup – Healthy and DELICIOUS!

When the cold water settles upon us, soup seems to comfort the soul and warm the heart. This is one of our favorite recipes and you’ll love it too. Not only is it delicious, it’s healthy too because pumpkin is a good source of potassium and vitamin A. Ingredients 2 tablespoons avocado oil 1 small yellow onion,…

Are You Drinking Your Calories?

Are you drinking your calories? Beverages are not as satisfying as solid foods and typically don’t compensate for eating a balanced nutritious meal. According to research, our brains register liquid calories differently than calories from eating solid foods. Orange juice (for example) is naturally high in calories and sugar. An 8 ounce glass of OJ…

Do You Eat Out Too Often?

Do you eat out too often? Cook at home more often for healthier, more nutritious meals. When you cook at home, you control how much oil, sugar, and other high-calorie ingredients you use in your recipes.  Eating at home also allows you to eat more whole foods and control portion sizes. This can lead to…

Health Benefits of Eating Garlic

Garlic not only makes food delicious, it may also have a number of health benefits. Some of these benefits are more likely if you eat your garlic raw, since cooking it may reduce the amounts of certain chemicals garlic contains. Before adding large amounts of garlic to your diet or taking garlic supplements, speak with…