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Yearly Archives: 2019

Supporting Your Loved One During the Holiday Season

For many people, the holiday season is a source of great joy. It often provides a time for socializing, celebration, and reunion, and instills happiness. Often for those who have eating disorders, this can be a particularly stressful and dreaded time of year. The following are suggestions from your loved ones and clinical professionals as … Read More

Black-Eyed Pea Cakes

Serves: 12-15 patties 1 tablespoon butter 1/2 of an onion, finely chopped 1 finely chopped bell pepper 3 cloves of minced garlic 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced 1/4 cup chopped scallions 3 cups cooked black-eyed peas 1 tablespoon minced cilantro 1/2 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon hot sauce 1 1/2 cups breadcrumbs … Read More

Raspberry Bars

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/4 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup pecans 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup packed brown sugar 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 12 tablespoons butter 1 cup raspberry jam Preheat oven to 350⁰. Cover a 9-inch square pan with foil and coat lightly with vegetable oil or cooking spray. In a large … Read More

Big Soft Ginger Cookies

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 2 teaspoons ground ginger 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves 1/4 teaspoon salt 12 tablespoons softened butter 1 cup, 2 tablespoons sugar 1 tablespoon water 1/4 cup molasses 1 egg   Preheat oven to 350⁰. Mix together the flour, baking soda, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and … Read More

Pumpkin Cupcakes

The secret to these easy pumpkin cupcakes is a box of yellow cake mix. With pumpkin puree and a dash of pumpkin spice, these cupcakes are so soft, moist and flavorful and pair perfectly with the delicious cream cheese frosting! Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 17 minutes Ingredients 1 box yellow cake mix (plus … Read More

DBT Skills for a New Season

Dialectical behavior therapy (or DBT) skills are a cornerstone component of clinical programming at Carolina House. We teach DBT skills at each level of care, and clients, staff, family, and friends all practice them. Many DBT techniques incorporate easy-to-remember acronyms. The Carolina House clinical team compiled a list of DBT refreshers as we move away … Read More

Back to School Recovery Tips

By Hannah Waspi, M.S., RD, LDN, and Erin Seymour, M.S., RD, LDN  Returning to school can be fun and exciting. It can also bring potential challenges to your recovery from an eating disorder.   First things first: Make sure you have set up appointments with your treatment team as they’ll help ease the transition back into your school schedule. Second, you might consider potential barriers that could keep you … Read More

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