Archives for February 2011

Summer Get Away Workshop

Looking for an easier way to lose or maintain your weight while boosting your energy levels? Get some fun in the sun this summer at the gorgeous Mediterranean Turkey, near the seaside village of Olympos, where I’ll teach a yoga and cooking workshop.

150 Years of Dieting Fads

‘150 Years of Dieting Fads And Still No Quick Fix’ is a look back at dieting history – though many diets have come and gone, what hasn’t changed is the quest for an easy fix.

Food Courting On Better TV

I recently connect with Better TV’s Audra Lowe and Rhiannon Ally to tell them about my new web series, Food Courting, that garnered more than 350,000 views. We all love the taste of those food court and fast food favorites, but not what they do to our waistlines, wallet and overall health…

Is Your Job Making You Fat?

Given that many people spend a lot of hours at work, ‘your job certainly could be contributing to weight gain,’ states Cedric Bryant, chief exercise physiologist at the American Council on Exercise. So in this post, I want to share my 7 strategies for preventing unnecessary weight gain at your job…

Chicken, Sirloin or Porkchop- Which is Healthiest?

So if I had 6 oz of chicken breast (boneless), 6 oz of beef (sirloin), and a 6 oz pork chop (boneless), trimmed the fat off of each and cooked them all on the Foreman grill – which would be the healthiest, and which would be the least healthy?

How To Make Pizza Healthier

Melted cheese, savory tomato sauce, and rich meaty toppings – who can resist a slice of America’s favorite Italian street food? Out of all the fast food options available – I’ll be honest, pizza is not the worst, but it also isn’t necessary healthy. So here is the quick fix to making pizza healthy enough to enjoy every day.

Volkswagen Superbowl Commercial

I just saw this brilliant and adorable Volkswagen commercial that the company is ‘sneak peeking’ before my team, the Steelers, pound their opponents into the ground this weekend. It’s cute for sure – but one thing that hit home was watching the mom push over the peanut butter and jelly sandwich to her little ‘Darth in training’…

SC Featured On

I am delighted that my ‘Food Courting’ web series is this week’s editor’s pick at – giving it real prominence with a spread right on their homepage. So if you haven’t tuned in recently, catch up with episodes 11 and 12 …. right in time with delicious recipes for this weekend’s Super Bowl.