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 [...]
Spring time = Busy Sport Season for Families
Are you trying to figure out how to feed your family a healthy meal while shuffling your kids to their various sports?
Don’t reach for the fast food. Think Soup! You can make it ahead of time, scoop up a bowl pre-game, post-game or even bring it [...]
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. [...]
As a Catholic, I am partaking in a peaceful week of reflection, penance and fasting as we prepare for Christ’s resurrection on Easter Sunday. The traditional name given to this week is Holy Week. It starts with Palm Sunday, followed by Holy Thursday, and Good Friday. I love the services and the quiet reflective quality [...]
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 [...]
My family loves Mediterranean meals !
The “Mediterranean Diet” has always been thought of as a good heart healthy diet and it just got another scientific thumbs up.
Here is how Dr. Ann Kulze, renowned authority in the areas of nutrition, healthy lifestyles and disease prevention, describes the study and it’s results:
How did you spend your Day of Love?
Yes, I know Valentine’s Day has been commercialized, but it is still a day to celebrate LOVE. I don’t just mean the romantic feeling of love but fact that we are all made from love, God’s love. We are love to the very core. It is part of [...]
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 [...]
The best way to handle the stress of the final run up to the holidays? Be prepared! For me, that means thinking and cooking ahead. When will you need some extra time? Be it morning or night, I’ve got some tricks up my holiday sleeves that I would like to share with you.
Smoothie for [...]