I hope you had a great Mother’s Day weekend. I got to spend time with my sweet Grandmother who has Alzheimer’s disease.
With her in mind, I thought I’d share some info on the Mediterranean Diet. Research shows that following a Mediterranean Diet rich in olive oil, nuts, beans, fish, fruits [...]
Last month, I told you I started a garden. And guess what? It’s thriving!
My beets were the first to sprout and they are standing strong. I need to figure out when to harvest them but I have a little time. This is all [...]
This raw kale salad is a hearty and satisfying addition to your lunch. Add some quinoa or enjoy alongside some grilled fish to make it a complete meal.
Gather these ingredients: 2 bunches of kale, clean and thinly sliced 1 cup carrots, shredded 1/2 cup lightly salted, roasted peanuts
Last week the Environmental Working Group released their annual list of the Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen. No real surprises. Apples and strawberries top the list again but it’s a good reminder.
I am often asked if organic food is better so now’s a good time to address it. Generally speaking, [...]
It’s Earth Day and I’m sharing a few ways to eat well for your health and the Earth too.
Waste less. Freeze almost expired yogurt into ice trays to avoid waste. Use the cubes to make smoothies later. Eat less meat. It takes significantly more water and energy to produce a pound of meat versus [...]
While Atlanta was alive with the Final Four this weekend, I was in Chicago being briefed on new nutrition research and trends. One of the sessions focused on the wonders of tea so I thought I’d share this morsel today.
Research suggests that drinking 2-3 cups of black tea can help improve [...]
My organic vegetable garden is my new personal passion. For the first time in a while, I have a backyard so I can finally go beyond the herbs on the balcony level of gardening. And I have to admit I’m so excited!
I’m using the square foot gardening method which was incredibly [...]
If you’re looking for a healthy way to add flavor to your meals, try these aromatics.
See my full article here in Food and Nutrition Magazine: http://foodandnutritionmagazine.com/aromatics-the-foundation-flavor
Valentine’s Day weekend is over.
Hopefully you had a chance to enjoy a little something sweet with your Sweetie. But no matter how you spent the weekend, if chocolate or whipped cream crossed your lips, it may have set off a desire for even more. Sometimes, a little indulgence leads to a [...]
We’re 6 weeks into 2013. If you’ve lost steam on your New Year Resolutions, you’re not alone. Get back on track with these 5 steps.
Re-evaluate your goals. If you bit off more than you can chew, step back and create small, achievable goals. If you forgot your goals, set [...]