Homemade Peppermint Mocha


I am a lover of black coffee and plain lattes or cappuccinos – no sugars or syrups added to this girl’s cup of joe.  HOWEVER, I was recently introduced to Starbuck’s Skinny Peppermint Mocha (one pump of peppermint and mocha syrup) and I was hooked! While my skinny version is literally less than 100 calories […]

What’s in the McRib?

The Center for Science in the Public Interest publishes Nutrition Action Healthletter.  I’ve subscribed for over a decade and am always intrigued by their articles and nutrition facts.  Here’s a quick read on what’s really found in McDonald’s McRib sandwich.  I’ll pass on this one…. Read article HERE

Happy New Year 2014!


Happy New Year!  I hope 2014 brings you good health and much happiness! I’m sure that a good number of you are setting some goals for the New Year, and that many of those involve changing your eating patterns.   Whether you’re cleansing, juicing, detoxing, fasting, or dieting – I hope that your long-term goal […]

Do Gut Microbes Make Us Lean vs Fat?

Interesting article from Nutrition Action health letter…  

8 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

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I’m baaaack!  It’s been a while and life has been hectic, but I’ve got some fun posts in our future.  Wanted to send this one out, as found in Daniel Island Park Living  magazine (soon to be Daniel Island Life magazine!).  I’m the resident nutrition writer, and am having a blast doing it!  8 Tips […]