Shannon Philpott-Sanders

Writing, Reflecting, Teaching, Parenting

Quick Snacks That Pack a Healthy Punch

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Quick Snacks That Pack a Healthy Punch
Eat well when there’s no time for a full meal

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When hunger attacks, it’s tempting to pick up a sugary or fat-filled snack to get you through the day. Instead, opt for a quick snack that will give you energy, satisfy your taste buds and provide nutrients you need. “It may seem simple to stop at the drive-thru window on your way to or from work, but it’s just as easy to grab something more health-supportive, too,” says Diane Hoch, founder of the Food Evolution, a nutrition and cooking center in Nanuet, N.Y. Continue reading


November 1, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | 2 Comments

10 Superfoods for Supermoms

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10 Superfoods for Supermoms
Foods to keep you active on your busiest days

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Keeping up your energy to host a tea party with your toddler after tossing around a football with your teenager, all while maintaining household tasks, requires superfoods for the supermom in you. Although the hustle and bustle of mommyhood may leave you desperate for a snack, hold off on salty chips or high-fat candy bars. Recharge your batteries with superfoods designed to energize and boost your immune system. Continue reading

October 31, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment

High Protein Breakfasts

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High Protein Breakfasts
Smoothies, omelets and more ways to start your morning off right

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If you find yourself dragging in the morning and experiencing the midday slumps at the office, it may be time to pump up your day with high-protein breakfasts. “Protein is not just good for the muscles, it’s also good for satiety,” says Kate Myerson, Vermont-based registered dietitian with Vtrim, an online healthy weight management program. Pep up your routine with tasty morning treats that will satisfy your taste buds and increase your energy level. Continue reading

April 13, 2013 Posted by | Feature Stories, Magazine Writing, Sample Work | , , , | Leave a comment