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3 Ways To De-Stress At Home

Yesterday, I was Christmas shopping in the rain. It was one of the windiest days we’ve had to date. Half way down the street, one of the spokes on my umbrella busted loose as this rain-soaked gust of wind hit my paper shopping bag. ‘I hate Christmas Shopping’ I thought and the bag tore down the center. I just wanted to be home with a hot cup of tea, bad! But the thought of my next stop perked me up.

Make Your Own Soda

I was having lunch with a good friend last week – an avid runner that eats a nutritious diet based primarily on fresh veg and lean protein. As the waitress approached, she nervously shuffled her menu and suddenly blurted out, ‘I have a soda addiction!’ I couldn’t help but giggle at her guilty confession, her ‘dark’ sugary secret. Goodness knows I’ve struggled with soda and sugar addiction myself, so I totally understand how hard it can be to kick it. But beyond the feelings we might attach to soda or sugar habits, let’s take a closer took at the pros and cons of soda.

Seeding Good Health

Who would have thought that we’d find a Thai curiosity during our most recent trip to London? We spotted this golden brew, floating with odd looking seeds that each had their own opaque halos.

Whole Grains On A Budget

How can you get more whole grains into your diet? It’s easier than ever before even if you don’t cook. It’s all about choice – and there are so many new, deliciously healthy whole grain products out there.

Are Eggs Bad for You?

Why do eggs get a bad rap when it comes to health? It probably isn’t a good food choice for someone who has serious cholesterol or weight issues, however, most health studies surrounding egg consumption along with a healthy diet tell us that eggs are not at the root of many food-related health issues.

Chopping Herbs

Top chefs from award-winning restaurants have plenty of technique for getting more flavor into food, and some of them can be as simple as changing your grocery list to include fresh herbs. In this video, I’ll teach you how to chop herbs easily.

Make Your Kitchen Fall-Proof

When the seasons change, so should grocery lists. Selecting produce that is in season is not only easier on the environment, but also more gentle on the wallet, and better for our health. Here’s my list of warming, nurturing foods.

October 2009 Newsletter

When I think of October, orange pumpkins, red and golden hued autumn leaves, and hot cider come to mind. But as the weather turns cooler, we also have to keep an eye on our health and that means eating vitamin-rich, seasonal produce like butternut squash, Brussels sprouts, and cabbage…