Stuff Your Stockings Not Your Belly

It’s that time of the year where holiday weight gain is a common concern. Did you notice that holiday seem to roll faster every year? And it still is despite the pandemic. If you’re anything like me, you’re starting to do some holiday shopping as well as recommitting to eating and drinking less!

The thing is, I’m a good cook and I love food. As a result, I have a fridge stuffed with all sorts of yummy leftovers from Thanksgiving. Although the food was all really healthy, I did over indulge a bit. I do love Almond nog!

Leftover Makeover

One of the things I love doing is taking leftovers and turning them into something new. On Sunday, I sautéed the leftover Brussel sprouts, whipped some eggs with milk, pour that over the sprouts, topped with fresh parsley and some shredded cheese. I cooked it in a cast iron skillet and when it was almost done, I popped it into the broiler until the cheese was a bit browned. Ta-da! Frittata!

Another Sunday brunch hit: I also scooped up some leftover mashed potatoes, made patties and coated them in almond flour. Then I cooked them in the skillet until brown using some ghee.

I hope you find some creative ways to bring new life to your leftovers. In the meantime, I have a great new guide for eating right that should help you get through the holidays without adding pounds.

Eating Right Food Guide: A guide to develop healthy relationship with food

I encourage you to read it, so you can stop stuffing your bellies, and start stuffing your stockings instead!

Stocking Stuffers

Speaking of stocking stuffers, gift giving season is here, and since we are all experiencing various struggles because of the pandemic, here are some items that I think would be a great simple gifts, that will be appreciated, and perfect for spontaneous gifting too!


Deeply Moisturizing Lip Balm

This nourishing lip balm is made with natural ingredients, including coconut oil, vitamin E, shea butter and more! Plus, it’s a must have this cold season. Your friend or loved ones will surely appreciate this stocking stuffer.


On The Go Stress Relief

Create an aromatic, calming environment to provide a sense of well-being with Calm Response. This high-quality balm uniquely blends essential oils known to support a calm, collected, and resilient emotional state. Calm Response comes in a convenient 15 mL application stick for ease of use and portability. For topical use only.

Health Benefits

  • Formulated with a unique blend of essential oils known for their relaxing and calming effects.
  • Comes in a convenient balm stick for on-the-go use.
  • For topical use to create a calming aromatic environment.

If you have any questions, just email me.
Have a great week! Donna

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