Archives for January 2008

February 2008 Newsletter: My Heart-Healthy Valentine’s Day

When I was growing up, Valentine’s day wasn’t just about chocolate. Granny always made her own treats, handmade goodies that had nothing to do with candy. One Valentine’s, she created a basket full of hand-sewn pin cushions in the shape of a heart stuffed with fragrant rose and lavender potpourri. But now that I’m older, I always think of giving food this time of year.

Twice Baked Sweet Potato with Cheese and Jalapenos

Sweet potatoes have a naturally creamy texture. They also happen to have over 200% of your daily vitamin A per serving. Lower in carbs than white potatoes, they make sense for a lower carb diet and I added Cabot cheese, my favorite reduced fat cheese

Cold Prevention

No one likes catching a cold! The two best ways to protect yourself during cold season are to stay hydrated and to have plenty of vitamin C.

The Glamour of Grapefruit

Reap delightful rewards from Florida’s super fruit. It offers more than just delicious, juicy taste; it’s a nutritional powerhouse packed with antioxidants to help your body fight disease and give skin a healthy glow.

Fresh Start into a Healthy Year

In January’s issue of ‘People’ magazine, I am sharing tidbits on citrus’ benefits and my healthy recipes such as almond-crusted chicken with grapefruit basil salad, or grapefruit & yogurt pops.