Five Ways To Feel Great This Summer

Are you ready for summer? I’m not talking about the farmer’s markets and fresh peaches. I mean the extra trips to the ice cream parlor, the BBQ’s, the extra celebrations, vacations, and fun cocktails. For some, summer simply means lighter eating,...

Winter Green Soup

You  know what they say about making resolutions don’t you? You forget them almost as quickly as you make them. About two weeks to be exact. I stopped making resolutions years ago. Those promises to myself to “lose weight this year” or “get to...

Five Ways To Ease Your Way Into The New Year

Okay, it was a decadent holiday season. The eggnog, the rib roast, the cookies. How many bottles of “artisnal” whiskey did you receive this year as gifts? My husband got four. I guess whiskey is now a foodie trend. Take a deep breath. Before you feel your...

All That I Have

This week between Christmas and New Year’s Day has never been easy for me. I lost my dad on New Year’s Day to cancer when I was a teenager. There is something about losing someone close to you around the holidays that intensifies feelings and adds to the...

The Complexity Of Being “Busy”

It has been three weeks since my back surgery, and all this time on my hands has given me time to sit, rest and reflect – on my life, my career, my family and most important for me, how will dinner get on the table (no lifting or bending for six whole weeks!)....

Imagine You Really Know How To Eat

For the last couple of years I have been teaching my Challenge class to groups of unsespecting people. They think that for one month they will be starving, suffering, toughing it out. As if that’s the way to eat healthfully. That’s so old school. I have...

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