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Christine

Irvington, New York
My name is Christine Huwer and I have landed here to share my love of healthy living and eating. I live in NYC where I am currently enrolled in the School of Integrative Nutrition. By summer 2010 I will be a certified nutrition and wellness counselor and hope to be helping women achieve their... Full Bio
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In With Autumn, Out With Healthy? by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health The arrival of Autumn weather does something to our internal clocks that just screws with our eating.  Suddenly, instead of cooling, fresh and light meals, we want hearty, f ... Read on »
Quinoa Salad ON THE GO by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Get inspired by your local restaurants and save some money.  This was my idea recently when I popped into a particular new hummus restaurant by my office in Mu ... Read on »
Potassium & Protein Refresher... by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I just got back from vacation in California where the weather was mild and the air was dry.  Already one day in NYC and I wish I was back in sunny CA.  In New ... Read on »
Spring Visit Blue Hill at Stone Barns by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This past Saturday, Jimmy and I returned to Blue Hill at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills, NY. We went with friends for an afternoon of walking the grounds and an evening ... Read on »
Health Coaching for Women by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health As a Health Coach I work one-on-one with women to help them reach their health & wellness goals.  I focus is weight loss/management and stress reduction, with a str ... Read on »
Boston Marathon & Special Healthy VEMMA Give Away by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Last weekend, two weekends now,  Okay, so almost a month ago (I started writing this post) Jimmy and I hit the road for the Boston Marathon. We drove 3 hours north for wha ... Read on »
A Lovely Millet Mash by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Life is busy -- work, class, clients, love, the ups and downs and the ins and outs of everyday life. Does it ever slow down? I guess it depends, but when you really think ... Read on »
Pizza & Yoga & On the Go! by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Pizza and then some yoga...that is how the night progressed.  I wouldn't recommend it in that order necessarily, but nonetheless, it happened and it was very p ... Read on »
The End of the Eating Season... by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health As the Easter holiday comes to a close, it is time to celebrate or mourn the end of the eating season. The weather is getting warmer, the birds are chirping and it is time ... Read on »
Recipes by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Nothing like a Wednesday night and a little recipe reorganization... Breakfast Foods Green Eggs & Bacon Toppers Jumbo Banana Muffins Gre ... Read on »
Be A Fruit Whore by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health When it comes to fruit, the phrase "less is more" need not apply.  Fruit is the only food group, other than vegetables, where we can indulge and be free from the rules of po ... Read on »
A Sunday To Recover... & PB Winner! by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Happy Sunday!  The weekend weather has been absolutely beautiful in NYC and those that were running in today's half marathon certainly lucked out weather-wise.   I wish ... Read on »
Essential Oils vs. Purell by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Last weekend at IIN I was chatting it up with some new found friends in the bathroom. As we were leaving the bathroom for the start of class, I walked over to the Purell H ... Read on »
Peanut Butter Love and Special PB & Co. Give Away by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Yummmm, nothing conjures up memories of comfort and childhood contentment more than peanut butter...and jelly on Wonder Bread...but we don't do the refined white carbs any ... Read on »
Nothing Like A Little Nutritional Yeast by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I first heard of nutritional yeast when my friend Natalie mentioned it in a post on her blog, Lil Runner .   Curious, but not yet convinced, I heard it mentioned ag ... Read on »
1 Siggi's = Better Than the Rest... by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health I recently noticed a new brand of yogurt floating around Stop & Shop and a few local health food stores.  Yesterday, after weeks of curiosity, I decided that it was time t ... Read on »
Vegetable Mash and Pretty Hearts by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health Hellooooo! It has been way too long since I last posted anything, so I wanted to share my dish from last night. But before I do, let me explain why I have been so absent - ... Read on »
Green Eggs & Bacon Toppers by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This week I have been playing in the Green Grapes Blog Super Breakfast Bowl Challenge  and it has been a lot of fun! Monday's challenge was to incorporate avocado into a ... Read on »
A Little Yoga & Some Smoothies by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health This Saturday I went with my friends Katy and Heather to Exhale Spa for some Yoga 1/2, which we followed with delicious smoothies at the nearby Candle Cafe.  The yoga sessio ... Read on »
Folic Acid Tastes Better In A Wine Glass by Christine Posted in: Blog Posts in Women's Health My sister introduced me to an easy and delicious green drink this summer and oddly enough this week, in the dead of winter, we both were craving the same green smoothie.  ... Read on »