Trying to Get Healthy? Knowledge is Power, so This is Where to Start

Dear Friends, I am a firm believer in knowing the method to the madness. Of inserting a “why” before everything I set out to do, followed by a “how”. We hear all the time what we “should” be doing for our health, but what is usually left unsaid is why we should be doing it.Continue reading “Trying to Get Healthy? Knowledge is Power, so This is Where to Start”

Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It

This is something I wanted to talk about a little more in depth. A myth has been perpetuated for decades that we not only need dairy due to its high levels of calcium, but that children and the elderly need large quantities of it to build strong bones and prevent osteoporosis. Science is a funny thing, becauseContinue reading “Dispelling the Dairy Myth–Why It’s Bad for You, and How to Get Calcium without It”

Cooking with Fresh Produce: Fridge to Table in 20 Minutes!

Dear Friends, What a super sleepy day! I obeyed my bedtime alarm last night and was in bed at 9:30, but I woke up so many times that it feels like I didn’t sleep at all. I never wake up at night once I’m out, so I have no idea what was going on —Continue reading “Cooking with Fresh Produce: Fridge to Table in 20 Minutes!”

My Be Healthy, Keep-Away-the-Cancer Diet, Explained

Happy New Year, Friends! I feel like I’m jumping on the cliché “get healthy” New Year’s resolution bandwagon, and I’m totally okay with that! I’ve been a healthy eater for years, but 2017 was not my year. 2017 was a great year, but it was also a crazy year, and I let my finely-honed eating/cookingContinue reading “My Be Healthy, Keep-Away-the-Cancer Diet, Explained”