• Healthy Hoboken Girl: 25 {Healthy} Habits for Fall

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    With it finally starting to feel like fall {even though we have a week and a half of official summer left}, we thought it only appropriate to post Lynda of Healthy Hoboken Girl’s amazing + inspiring list of healthy {and fun!} things to do this fall. I don’t know about you, but after reading this I felt like putting on my flannel + leather boots and taking a stroll around town and crunching on leaves. Hoping this crisp weather lasts for a while!

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    For Lynda’s Fall Butternut Squash Soup recipe, click here.


    With the chill in the air, it’s only fair to change up your habits a bit to match the weather. Here are a few of my favorite fall activities:

    1. Eat more real food
    2. Move your body
    3. Drink water
    4. Connect with your community/family/friends
    5. Live within your means
    6. Be of service to others
    7. Eat more plants
    8. Think of fruit as fast food
    9. Find a little down time to relax
    10. Journal
    11. Read a good book
    12. Throw a dinner party
    13. Carve a pumpkin
    14. Enjoy the cool weather and walk around the city
    15. Connect with an old friend
    16. Try a new class
    17. Eat more apples
    18. Practice patience and compassion
    19. Drink more tea
    20. Send someone a care package
    21. Take care of yourself (schedule doctor/dental appointments)
    22. Go to a concert or play
    23. Smile more
    24. Make apple crisp
    25. Tell people how much you love them

    All fun things I like to do in this season. I hope you give a few a try and see what happens.

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    Recipe: Lynda’s NO BAKE Vegan Pumpkin Pie

    What are some of your favorite fall activities?



    Lynda Layng is a Certified Holistic Health Counselor who empowers individuals to make positive lifestyle changes through one-on-one health and nutrition counseling, whole food cooking instruction, corporate workshops, public speaking engagements, and programs designed to support and facilitate change to a healthier life. She is also the writer and founder of the healthy living blog healthyhobokengirl.com. Lynda has been in the fitness, nutrition and health space for over eight years and has contributed her recipes to many online publications as well as tested recipes for cookbooks and magazines. After caring for and losing both her parents to cancer and heart disease, she is passionate about preventative health and lifestyle choices. Today she finds so much joy in sharing her love of cooking with others and helping them learn to eat more real food.

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    Jen is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Hoboken Girl. She started the site to discover and share the wealth of things happening in Hudson County. Her roots in the area extend to her maternal grandparents, who owned two textile factories in Weehawken and North Bergen. When not planning the next Hoboken Girl event/volunteer project or editing her life away, she can usually be found shopping at local boutiques, eating an Insta-worthy meal, walking her French bulldog + rescue pup, or watching the latest murder doc on Netflix with her husband.

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