5 Fun Ways to Boost Your Heart Health

Posted on Mar 08, 2022

Who says being healthy is always hard work? Check out these tips for decreasing your risk for a stroke or heart attack. 5 Fun Ways to Boost Your Heart Health Continue reading »

A Challenge for these Challenging Times

Posted on Apr 17, 2020

Opening another bottle of wine is tempting during these times of hibernation, reclusion and unanticipated fear.  We have been made to believe that it’s now or never to flex our baking skills, binge watch the television series we missed last year and consume a bag of chips to go with it.  After all, people are Read More Continue reading »

Quitting the Sugar Rush

Posted on Feb 07, 2019

It’s no secret that sugar is bad for you. In fact, it’s plain awful when it comes to diabetes, your waistline, cavities, acne, cholesterol, and inflammatory disease, to name a few conditions. So sugar is no good, but like alcohol, nicotine and drugs of abuse, is it also addicting? If sugar is addicting, what is Read More Continue reading »

Before Your Next Starbucks Run

Posted on Jan 20, 2019

Digital media organization, Clean Plates, recently asked me for advice on choosing healthier food and drinks at Starbucks.  I love the practical article that journalist Beth Lipton put together.  Check it out here:   Continue reading »

A Surprising Substitute for Bread

Posted on Feb 12, 2017

Cauliflower - could there be a more versatile vegetable? Cauliflower is a fantastic substitute for the potatoes in “mashed potatoes” and left in larger pieces, I throw it into Macaroni & Cheese to reduce the pasta-concentration and increase veggie intake. But this may be one of the sneakiest uses for the cauliflower yet – pizza dough! The idea of enjoying a guilt-free pizza is the kind of thing that gives me goose bumps. Continue reading »

A Golden Recipe for Inflammation

Posted on Nov 06, 2016

This dairy-free turmeric tea, also known as Golden Milk, is good for sleep, body aches, and overall inflammation. Try this recipe in the cold days ahead, especially if you're feeling under the weather. Continue reading »

Eat Your Vegetables… check!

Posted on Nov 05, 2016

Like everyone, I make To-Do Lists; on paper, on my phone, on my computer. But the mental to-do list I start with every day is 1. exercise and 2. eat vegetables. Accomplishing both between sunrise to sunset is often more challenging than checking off my paper, phone and computer to-do list combined. I’ll address the exercise challenge another day. Today, I’ll tackle the “eat your veggies” action item. Continue reading »