What: The kids are back in school and they are bringing home a fresh new batch of germs and viruses. You now have the sniffles and can feel a head cold coming on. This happens every fall, and you’re beginning to wonder if there’s anything...
Variety may be the spice of life, but too much variety in our food can cause you to overeat. In one study, moviegoers given M&Ms in 10 colors ate 43 percent more than those who were offered M&Ms in just 7 colors. We eat with...
What: It happened again. Another night of tossing and turning; then you’re up at 5:30 for an early morning meeting. As you look at your schedule for the day, you also realize that both of your kids have baseball games that evening. It’s beginning to...
1 pound of whole wheat spaghetti
1/3 bag of broccoli florets (Costco, so yes, the BIG bag)
½ bag of sugar snap peas (Costco)
½ cup soy sauce
1 cup of peanut butter
4 tablespoons of rice vinegar
1/2 cup water
4 tablespoons of lime juice (about two limes)
What: Aging. It will happen, sorry. When I mention aging, I’m talking about aging in your whole body. I know it may just feel like your face but the entire body ages, inside and out.
Why: In a word, oxygen. By now you’ve probably heard of...
It’s the new diet craze; eating more MUFA at every meal. A MUFA is a monounsaturated fatty acid; a fancy way of describing the healthy fats that are in plant foods. Numerous studies have shown that these fats enhance heart health, protect against chronic diseases...
1 pound of organic ground beef
1 can of refried beans
1 can of black beans, rinsed to remove sodium
½ container of salsa
Baked Chips (Pop Chips: cheese or salt and pepper flavor work well here)
Sauté organic beef in one tablespoon of olive oil for 5 minutes....
NO, this is not a new Hollywood weight loss diet. These are the extra calories that creep up when we are not paying attention. Eating an extra 100 calories a day adds up to an extra 10 pounds of fat a year. For most of...
Sugar, while yummy, can wreck a mood faster than getting stuck in traffic.
While it tastes great going down, it dumps a load of sugar into your blood stream, leaving you moody, grumpy and tired. Too much sugar in the morning will drive you to eat...