Oct 29 2010

Christine Avanti on a healthy Halloween

HIP AND FIT HALLOWEEN

 

1. Think small, so you can eat the whole thing. A "fun size" candy bar is a good choice. Most weigh in at around 80-100 calories per piece. Set the limit at 2 (or 3, if they're bite size).

2. Read the labels. Don't assume a non-chocolate candy, like licorice, is a lower calorie choice than chocolate. In fact, a regular size pack of red licorice has the same calories as a full size pack of M&Ms (240 cal).

3. Buy candy that's fun to play with, but much less interesting to finish. Candy necklaces and bracelets, PEZ, ring pops, or lollypop whistles are all things that kids start eating and then turn into more of a playtoy.


5. Try something new if you do not want to give out candy. Try small bottles of water (kids are always thirsty and sweating a lot under their costumes). Individual bags of pretzels or chips are also popular.

 

Check out Christine’s Dark Chocolate Covered Halloween Apple recipe here http://www.christineavanti.com/KLOVE-New-You-In-52.php

 

 Listen to our conversation with Christine: segment 1, segment 2

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Oct 27 2010

Die Hard Texas Rangers' Fans!

Chris August and MercyMe's Bart Millard called the show to challenge Scott, who is wearing his Giants jersey and hat today. Bart and Chris are both die-hard Rangers fans and are confident in their team! Check out the conversations here:

Bart Millard segment 1 and segment 2

Chris August - Listen here

Oct 26 2010

Dr. Paul Meier on rebellion in kids and teens

Dr. Paul Meier of the Meier Clinics is our guest every Tuesday. Today, he addressed the struggle of dealing with rebellion and the root causes for rebellion in our kids. You can learn more about what Dr. Meier had to say about rebellion here: http://www.meierclinics.com/xm_client/client_documents/Rebellion_in_Children_and_Teens.pdf

 Listen to the on-air segments: part 1, part 2, part 3