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Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2014. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Who doesn’t love cheese and chocolate? But together? Believe it or not, they’re actually the perfect flavor combination for a tasting. Really! The flavors of cheese and chocolate seem so […]

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Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2014. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Do you want to laugh more in 2014? Sure, everyone does, right? Laughter is the best medicine for a healthy, happy life, so here are three ways to laugh […]

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Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Now that the holiday season is upon us, we’re all trying to stay on top of entertaining and last-minute gatherings. It can be a bit overwhelming if you are […]

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Katie Goodman is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Seasonal Produce This time of year we are able to enjoy special treats found in the produce aisle, like blood oranges and pomegranates. I love to take advantage of […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The holiday season coincides with a change to much cooler weather in most states. Staying indoors is sometimes the only logical thing to do! Of course, binge-watching NetFlix is […]

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Katie Goodman is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The question that I am asked all the time by my friends is: “How do you stay healthy with all the food you cook?” Even more so this time […]

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Roni Noone is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The holiday season is upon us! Do you feel it? The stress creeping in? I do! Between holiday parties, house guests, shopping and traveling, I’m worried about the next […]

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Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Now that winter is officially here, I’m all about eating comfort food. You know what I am talking about, right? Warm, gooey and delicious dishes that satisfy you both mentally […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. For me, Thanksgiving Day tends to be filled with eating all of my favorite foods and never thinking twice about it. I like to think of it as my […]

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Roni Noone is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. I LOVE family game night! I was so excited when my oldest, now 8, was finally old enough to start playing board games. We started with Chutes and Ladders […]

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Katie Goodman is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The holidays are fun times to get kids involved in the kitchen. With the simple act of including kids in holiday prep this season, you’re teaching your kids important […]

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Four Fall Workouts_Blog

Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. The long, sunny days of summer make it easy for me to stay active. When the fall rolls around, I always feel like my motivation wanes a little bit. […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. I don’t know about you, but as soon as the cold weather arrives, all I want to eat is warm, creamy, and cheesy […]

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Roni Noone is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Every summer my family rents a beach house at the Jersey Shore, and every summer we stock that beach house with snacks to last us the week! But every […]

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Written by Community Leader Katie Goodman Katie Goodman is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. When you are throwing some burgers on the grill for the Fourth of July, consider a new way to add cheese to them! […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Tina Haupert is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Barbecues are my favorite part of the summer. I mean, who can resist good friends, good times and good food? With the 4th […]

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Roni Noone is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Father’s Day is just around the corner and, not to sound cliche, what Dad doesn’t like a good burger? I know my husband does. The bigger and cheesier the […]

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Sarah Dussault is an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While she receives compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are her own. Are you ready for the summer BBQ season to begin? Memorial Day is the unofficial kick off for summer BBQs, but don’t let it derail the healthy habits that […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert Summer is right around the corner, and after a long, cold and snowy winter here in New England, I’m more than ready to enjoy it. I’m all about maintaining my healthy lifestyle without losing out on fun or good taste, so here are four ways I plan to live a […]

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Written by Community Leader Katie Goodman We usually have a pretty low-key and relaxing Mother’s Day in our house. I get a free pass from all chores and get to sleep in without being disturbed. Waffles or pancakes with eggs and bacon are on the menu for breakfast – something that we all enjoy eating […]

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Written by Community Leader Tina Haupert If I’m not careful, Mexican food can be a diet disaster for me! I love cheesy queso dip and nachos piled high with all the fixings, but I know these foods aren’t the healthiest. I plan to celebrate Cinco de Mayo with lower-calorie, yet flavorful appetizers and snacks made with The […]

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So it’s winter break, and you’re home. The kids are home. And everyone’s hungry! There’s only one problem, you’ve been getting your fill of holiday cookies and eggnog for days, no, weeks! Why not pull out a few simple ingredients and make a light, tasty, festive snack the kids can have fun helping prepare? What […]

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planning a holiday get together

This past fall while my husband and I were at a friend’s wedding, it was subtly suggested to us that we reinstate the “friend” Holiday get together at our house (we didn’t have one last year). I can’t even remember why we didn’t host one last year because the truth is that I love hosting […]

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In the winter, waking up early to exercise can be miserable. It takes a great deal of willpower to avoid hitting the snooze button. It’s cold, still dark, and you can always just do it after work, right? I would advise you to get up and get it over with! I challenge you to try […]

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Did you miss Community Leader and Registered Dietitian Patricia Bannan’s Eating Smart Around the Holidays Twitter Chat? We discussed smart strategies for staying on track, including pre-party preparation and the best selections from traditional holiday fare to add to your plate. Making smart choices can be difficult around the holidays, especially when all of your […]

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