5 Reasons I Stopped Blogging

As I write this I can’t help but hum Eminem’s ‘Guess who’s back, back again…’ lyric on repeat in my head. It’s been about a year since Peeled took a hiatus from the blogosphere and I’ve got to say, it feels good to sit here writing this. I feel like I owe you a little explanation. I…

Detox from Overeating

So you overate at the first sign of a holiday? Join the club. One or two days of overdoing it on holiday cheer probably won’t cause any noticeable change on your waistline. The problem becomes when we get in holiday binge-mode starting at Thanksgiving and lasting until New Years resolutions roll around. Everyone could use…

Tips for Healthy Thanksgiving Feasting

The time is upon us- a mere days until Thanksgiving feasting begins! I have even more than usual to be thankful for this year. Since last year this time, I’ve gotten engaged to a man who is everything I could ever want, we’ve both found jobs that make us incredibly fulfilled, and our families are all…

Thanksgiving Superfoods

Less than a week until America’s favorite feast! Thanksgiving ranks with Christmas and super bowl Sunday as the top food consumption days in the good ol’ USA. While Thanksgiving gets a bad rap for binge eating and the resulting stretchy pants, the meal itself actually hosts some closet superstars. If you need some tips to not overeat,…

Why you should eat more APPLES

My appreciation for apples is deep rooted. After all, they are the universal symbol for teachers, New York, AND for health. As a NY health teacher, it seemed like an obvious choice for my logo here at Peeled. While most people think of New York City when they link NY to ‘the big apple’, as…

Eating Healthy Advice for Kids [from kids]

This is my first year teaching in a building of solely 6th graders. In my month’s time, I’ve learned a lot about food philosophy from the 11 year old stand point. 1. If you add cheese, they will eat it. Broccoli alone stands no chance. I watch tray after tray scrape it into the garbage. Those…

‘New Year’, New Sneakers

Although January is still months away, in the world of education the ‘new year’ has been fully welcomed in. School is officially back in full swing. It’s definitely nice in teacher-land to be back in routine. The start of a new school year is certainly one of the reasons I love fall. Something about fresh…