Naturally Colored Eggs

Naturally Colored Eggs

I received this wonderful question today about the dye that is used to color Easter eggs.  Daria, who recently has become highly aware of her own health challenges related to colorings in food, contacted me about what she should do for the traditional Easter egg coloring that her family will be doing this weekend.  So […]

What’s Your Goal

What’s Your Goal

Lisa reached out to me to ask me about a diet she had heard about. So we talked about it and then I asked “What’s your goal?” “What are you trying to achieve?” Whether we want to admit it to ourselves or not, we each have some deep rooted desire we’re trying to satisfy when […]

The Election and Now Thanksgiving

The Election and Now Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is coming! And the election just ended! Both have been and are stressful events. Stress is stress, regardless of whether these events produce good feelings or bad feelings.  The election definitely left us feeling different. I could feel it when I went out and I’m sure many of you felt it also. Every exercise class […]

The Secret is….Radical Self-Care

The Secret is….Radical Self-Care

I recall many mornings, throughout my work career, when I jumped out of bed at 5:30 am, generally feeling like I needed at least 2 more hours of sleep. I had a 50-minute commute ahead of me and no time to lay around. There were those mornings when I didn’t like how I looked in […]

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice

Spices are so popular in the winter time.  Remember the smells of cinnamon, nutmeg, or cloves?  What about the smells of coriander or cumin?  The summer also has some wonderful spices.  Here are my favorite ones:   And don’t miss my interview with The Spice Whisperer !!  Click Here for Video Coriander This is actually […]

Why We Hate Going to the Gym

Why We Hate Going to the Gym

I was running errands today and passed by a local gym. The parking lot was full and people were in their exercise clothes heading into the gym to get a workout. This made me reflect on times that I’ve joined a new gym. Joining a gym brings this wonderful feeling of hope… I’m going to lose […]

Juice Cleanse Horror Story – Part 2 of 3

Juice Cleanse Horror Story – Part 2 of 3

Welcome to Part 2 of my 3 part Spring Refresh! Spring is a time when Juice Cleanses are the headline of so many magazines and blogs that it’ll start making you feel like you’re missing out on something. I’m always curious why someone wants to do a juice cleanse, substituting fruit and vegetable juices for […]