Beacon Blogs

At Beacon we love variety and with squashes there is so much variety! Try this stuffed acorn squash! With so many beautiful and unusual squashes showing up in markets right now, stuffed squash is a dish that will work for …

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An essential aspect of a healthy relationship with food is a power circle. At Beacon, we speak of many essential things. The three pillars: a meal plan, meal regulation, and self-monitoring. Is there anything else you could possibly need? Yes, …

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We often hear people say, “On the one hand … “ and then continue, “And on the other hand …” There is always a flip side! And that’s certainly true when it comes to our relationship with food and ourselves. …

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Here’s a delish dish that is as easy as picking up takeout! Plus: it’s a healthier take on a Chinese favorite dish! Ingredients:  1/3 c.low-sodium soy sauce 1/3 c.toasted sesame oil 2 lb.boneless, skinless chicken breasts 8 cloves peeled garlic 1 1-inch …

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As the seasons change, our appetites can change too. A new season can bring with it seasonal cravings. That’s because our bodies may carry a memory of the seasons of previous years and their comfort foods.  Winter, spring, summer, fall—each …

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A delish side dish for your Labor Day barbecue!! Warm corn salads are a healthy staple. Enjoy your summer tomatoes before summer is over! Ingredients 3 tablespoons best quality extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon juice from 1 lemon 4 ears sweet …

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Knowing what we need is the secret to a healthy relationship with ourselves and food. Asking ourselves the simple question “What do I need?” is the key to radical self-care.  It will lead to knowing whether we are physically hungry …

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On days when we feel empty inside, it is common for food portions to suddenly expand. There is a correlation between feeling insatiable in our lives and feeling insatiable in our tummies.  Dialectical Behavior Therapy skills such as distress tolerance, …

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We often hear the term “domino effect” used to describe how one event initiates a succession of similar events.  In the language of food addiction, we hear people say that when they take that first bite of sugar or flour …

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