Beacon Blogs

We Love a Good Feeling Wheel!  We often say that the healing is in the feeling. But what if you don’t know exactly what you’re feeling? How do you heal it if you don’t know what “it” is?  Identifying our …

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Distraction is a coping skill we recommend for when you’re overwhelmed with feelings or having intense food cravings. It is surprising how powerful distraction can be in shifting your mood and quieting your mind.  Of course, being mindful of our …

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This healthy mushroom risotto is made with brown rice and who doesn’t love a warm hearty bowl of risotto!! One can make it traditionally on the stovetop or make easy risotto in the Instant Pot! A perfect fall dish! Ingredients: …

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We love a protein based warm bowl of deliciousness!! Protein rich and hearty for these cooler days!! Ingredients: 7 oz lentils 1 red onion, finely chopped 8 oz cherry tomatoes, halved 1 tablespoon 1 tablespoon 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive …

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We love a good combination meal! The combo of avocado and tuna provides a delicious blend of goodness! Plus a double source of omega-3s (and it makes the tuna cakes extra filling and juicy too). One can use chicken or …

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When we make a decision to put our trigger foods aside, remarkable things happen. That one healthy decision opens bandwidth in our brains for more meaningful decision making. When we stop bingeing, the mental turmoil and conflict that go along …

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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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