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Ok, so you say “I’m going to get in shape for summer” – really! You know that one of the keys to losing weight is improving your diet, so you try to eat your veggies, cut down on sugar, wheat, dairy and processed [...]
Who would think that this “garnish herb” would offer such an abundance of nutritional value and virtually no calories? I try to throw it into my smoothies or salads every day – here’s why:
Parsley has one of the highest concentration of flavonoids of all foods. Flavonoids are a powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compound that provide [...]
You know it’s Spring when you see fresh asparagus. There is another reason why I love asparagus and that it is a delightful detox. Just when we need it after a long winter – do you think that is why Mother Nature brings it to us in spring? This week’s blog is all about Spring: asparagus, miso, a new Reboot, and my recipe for Mixed Greens Salad with Spicy Seared Scallops, Roasted Asparagus and Creamy Miso Dressing. [...]
St. Patrick’s Day has always been a favorite of mine. Wearing green, sipping a Guinness, and sharing a traditional Irish meal with the family. It’s all fun, but what is the day really about?
March 17this a day that we remember the remarkable St. Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland, who actually had good reason [...]
Real Food, Real Weight Loss, Real Energy
Well, it’s that time of year: post-holiday, post-parties, and almost post-football, and we are feeling the effects of our indulgences. Tight waistbands, puffiness and sluggishness.
Our new year’s resolution — to “Get Back in Shape” — hasn’t quite come to fruition. So how do we get [...]
Relive your childhood -Go Sledding!Yee Ha!
If you are like me – you have made a few health related resolutions for 2013
Start your day with a power breakfast
Eat more greens
Move the bod every day
Reduce sugar and gluten
Here is an example of a typical winter weekend day. You will [...]
I just love the Christmas season — the music, gathering of family and friends, Midnight mass and of course, the holiday fare. But with so much to do, we tend to stress out and focus on just “surviving” the holidays.
This year you don’t have to just survive, let’s Thrive by embracing the all the [...]
Tomatoes, Tomatoes, Tomatoes! Do you have an abundance of tomatoes that you don’t know what to do with?
You must try my Roasted Tomato recipe. It’s one of my fav’s because it is sooo simple, flavorful, versatile, annnd not to mention healthy! You will find that this comforting appetizer brings your guests around the table, [...]
Goji berries come from the Northern Asia in the Tibetan and Mongolian Himalayas. This nutritionally dense berry is high in antioxidants and has unique polysaccharides that reduce inflammation.
On the ORAC Scale – A standardized test adopted by the Department of Agriculture to measure the antioxidant potency of foods and nutritional supplements. Here’s how goji [...]
European researchers reported those who included as little as a small square (7.5 gms) of chocolate daily had lower blood pressure and were 38% less likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than those who rarely ate chocolate.
Chocolate, especially Dark Chocolate, 60% or higher is teeming with potent antioxidants called flavanols. Flavanols work [...]