ABC’s of Eating Well…. Part "B"

I hope everyone did well with the “A” goal: ADDING more fruits and veggies (at least one serving!) to your meals and snacks each day! Here’s what I did this morning for breakfast: Two-egg omelet filled with a little bit of feta cheese and served with wilted kale and sun dried tomatoes. Served this with […]

The ABC’s of Eating Well…Part "A"

I can’t believe it’s been two months since my last post! For all of you who follow this blog, I am truly sorry. I promise it’s not because I reintroduced meat into my life and totally fell of my nutritional rocker….ha ha don’t tell me some of you didn’t wonder! No, it was more of […]

Eat Your Fruits, Veggies, Beans & Whole Grains

If you eat more fiber-rich foods (veggies, fruits, beans, whole grains), odds are you are going to have a lower risk of cardiovascular disease. This is especially important NOW for those of you in your 20’s and 30’s. Click here for article

Relapse?!

Er, it’s all up to interpretation…. After espousing the health benefits of a primarily vegetarian (“plant based”) diet and eschewing chicken, beef and other animal flesh beyond fish for well over 7 years, I admittedly had red meat the other day. Egad!!! Now let me explain myself…although heart disease runs thick through my familial bloodline, […]

Mango Strawberry Smoothie

Tomorrow I’m going to my son’s class to help them make some healthy smoothies (they are reviewing a month’s worth of talking about vitamins D, C and A). What better way to combine all three than with a smoothie! The D coming from fortified milk or in our case D fortified OJ (but you can […]