Whitney’s Kitchen Blog


The Best Goodbye

Posted on September 2nd, 2017 by Piccarreto
Most of us try really hard not to be slaves to our scales. However, unless you don't own one, it is tough to believe you don't check in with it. After all, it is the one way to know if we ar Read More
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Plants + Skin = Glowing!

Posted on August 17th, 2017 by Piccarreto
Yesterday I had the pleasure of helping with a Table Talk for a group of Foundations graduates. As we left I commented about how wonderful everyone looks. All ages, shapes and sizes... ALL Read More
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A Journey Toward Health

Posted on August 2nd, 2017 by Piccarreto
Health journeys, no matter the direction we head, are incredibly personal. After a certain age, we have to allow people to make their own choices. We can give them the information, Read More
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Keep Trying & Your Kids Will Follow

Posted on June 28th, 2017 by Piccarreto
Why is it after kids come into our lives we assume we have to give up the foods we love? Yes, kiddos require our time, but that doesn't mean we are now destined for a lifetime of sandwic Read More
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Emotions & Food

Posted on June 14th, 2017 by Piccarreto
For many of us, eating becomes connected to our emotions. Often times this connection goes unnoticed (or at least ignored!). How many of us spend our visits with family around the kitchen Read More
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Learning to Listen

Posted on May 17th, 2017 by Piccarreto
I have spent the past 2 years learning to listen to my body. With food, I find it easy. Overeat = stomachache. Headache = perhaps I overdid it with salt today. No matter the issue; water, re Read More
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Every Journey is Personal

Posted on May 10th, 2017 by Piccarreto
Each year as Mother's Day approaches I am reminded of my personal journey. It is a quiet anniversary for me. My first Mother's Day was actually the day we brought our first child hom Read More
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Restaurant Lesson

Posted on March 29th, 2017 by Piccarreto
Since changing our eating style, I have grown nervous about restaurants. Eating out is currently so rare for us it has become the equivalent of Disney to our kids! Yesterday I found mysel Read More
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Goal Setting

Posted on March 16th, 2017 by Piccarreto
I am a list lover. This past year I switched from post-it notes to notebooks. I can keep my lists in one place rather than losing them in the abyss that is sometimes our counter. As I was s Read More
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HIIT & Me!!

Posted on October 5th, 2016 by Piccarreto
How many of you have heard of HIIT? High Intensity Interval Training. Have you tried it? Do you do it? Until a week ago, I had not. I was reading something recently and the author mentioned Read More
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Posted on July 18th, 2016 by Whitney Cabrera
I LOVE inspirational quotes. They pack so much wisdom into so few, well chosen words. This week I was inspired and challenged by seven such words. "What are you willing to do...t Read More