April 8, 2019

Fat loss, not weight loss, is the theme recently among the women I am working with.  What the scale says matters less than fitting into clothes, losing the muffin top and feeling good in our body.  (That scale has WAY too much power- I'm all for throwing it out!)

W...

March 14, 2019

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is winter comfort food in a bowl. Ready in 20 minutes, this quick and easy version makes a healthy meal possible for busy families!

During winter, you just can’t go wrong with a bowl of soup. Warm, hearty, and filling, soups are a great way...

February 4, 2019

We learned some of the key minerals needed for optimal functioning and healthy weight in parts one and two, and now I want to share a few herbs that can make a big difference.

Check your pantry for these, and start cooking with them!

Mint - Excellent source of magnesium...

January 21, 2019

In the previous post, we talked about the important role that magnesium and phosphorous play in maintaining or reaching a healthy weight.

Today, let's look at two additional key nutrients that will help you be your best.

Iron

One of iron's most important roles is to make...

January 8, 2019

January is often about cutting out the junk- the sugar, the soda, the take out.

This is an important part of a healthier lifestyle but it is equally important to add in the nutrients your body needs and uses to establish a healthy weight.

Let's start with two nutrients t...

December 16, 2018

There are detoxes every where you look, especially this time of year as the holidays approach. 

Everyone is looking for a quick fix to feel better or lose weight, but do you need to detox?

Actually, your body is very efficient at detoxifying itself- the kidney and liver...

November 26, 2018

This is the time of year when my meal planning falls apart.  I have the best intentions but when dinner-making time rolls around, I want something that takes 5 minutes. 

There is just so much else to do (and as much as I enjoy cooking, I prefer holiday gift shoppi...

November 14, 2018

Thanksgiving doesn't have to be overloaded with pounds of butter, sugar and salt to taste good!

If you're hosting this year or in charge of a side dish, try adding one of these flavorful dishes to your spread.

Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Bacon and Brazil Nuts

 Crispy Sma...

November 7, 2018

Meal prepping has a lot of benefits: home cooked food is almost always healthier, less expensive and allows you to control the ingredients and portions.

But working ahead on food for the week can be intimidating and overwhelming.  Here are a few tips to get you started:

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October 18, 2018

Halloween is around the corner, which sets off an increase in sugar consumption for most of us.  Sometimes, that can last all the way through Thanksgiving and the holidays!

It's tough to get off the sugar addiction roller coaster.

It gives us a temporary lift but sugar i...

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