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Good Food for Life

Maggie Davis’  book, Good Food for Life: Planning, Preparing and Sharing, has been published and is available on Amazon and in bookstores. Click on the photo to see more.

Click here to listen to Mindy Todd (WCAI – The Point) interview Maggie about Good Food for Life

“Do you want to have more energy? Want to be around to see your children and grandchildren get married and raise their families? Read this book… and then live it.”

Matthew Kelly, New York Times bestselling author of The Rhythm of Life

 

 

Thinner by Thanksgiving?

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Would you like to be thinner by Thanksgiving?

Do you find it difficult to navigate the food landscape during the holidays? Do you always gain weight between Halloween and New Years Day? Join me for a 4 session program that will prepare you to do things differently this year… Not a diet, but a personalized strategy… Learn to change your habits before, during and after the holidays!

Call now to reserve – space is limited (508-896-9080)

Small Group Sessions will be held at 5:30 – 6:30 pm on the following Wednesdays:  10/15, 10/29,  11/19 & 12/3

Fee: $135  ($125 for current Live Nutrition clients)

Asian Pork and 5-Spice Apples

This “Make-ahead Meal Made Healthy” recipe can be made ahead and frozen so when a craving for Asian meal strikes, you can pull this out of the freezer instead of getting take-out. Just reheat it in the microwave or in the oven and enjoy! This is wonderful with a generous side of asparagus, green beans or broccoli.

2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar
2 Tbsp dry sherry
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp tamari or Bragg’s amino
1 Tbsp cracked black peppercorns
3 Tbsp chopped fresh tarragon leaves or 3 tsp dried tarragon
2 cloves garlic minced
2 LB boneless pork loin, trimmed of any visible fat
1 Tbsp peanut or canola oil
3 Golden Delicious apples, cored, halved and sliced
1 tsp Chinese 5-Spice powder
2 Tbsp packed brown sugar
1/4 c orange juice
1 Tbsp cornstarch
3 Tbsp minced chives
4 cups cooked brown rice
 
  • In a large bowl, whisk together vinegar, sherry, sesame oil, tamari, peppercorns, tarragon and garlic. Reserve 1/2 cup marinade and refrigerate. Add pork and toss to coat. Cover and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • Heat oil in a wok or large heavy skillet over medium-high heat, add apples and stir-fry for 2 minutes. Sprinkle with 5-Spice, brown sugar, and orange juice and continue to stir-fry for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove pork from marinade, draining off the excess liquid.Add pork to the pan and cook, stirring often, for 2-3 min or until pork is just cooked through. Don’t overcook!
  • Whisk cornstarch into reserved marinade and stir into pork mixture until it’s thickened. Remove from heat and stir in chives. 
  • Cool stir-fry and rice completely if you’re going to freeze portions for future use.
  • Thaw frozen portions in the refrigerator overnight before serving. Microwave individual portions for 2-3 minutes or until heated. If you’re freezing the entire recipe, place rice in your non-reactivve dish and cover with the pork mixture. Reheat covered for 20-25 min at 350 F.
Per Serving: Calories- 339, Fat-9 gm, Sodium-191 mg, Potassium-587 mg, Total Carbs-32 gm, Fiber-3.5 gm, Protein 29gm

Adapted from Make-Ahead Meals Made Healthy by Michele Borboa

Waist Management for Men

ID-10046277Did you know that your waist measurement may be more important than your weight?

Our newest program (just for men) will focus on reducing your waist measurement to a healthier level even if you have diabetes or a heart condition… Small group sessions for men only which are geared to the specific health issues that men experience. This is not a diet program, but a way to identify the specific barriers to losing weight and to develop a personalized plan of action.

Learn specific strategies that will uniquely help you to manage your weight, your health issues and be the healthiest you can be…

Call Carey Sims for dates starting in October     508-896-9080

4 session program $135  ($125 for current Live Nutrition clients). Gift Certificates are available for this program.

 

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