Be Inspired and Informed

01Dec 2016

The minute the calendar page is turned – I really start thinking about how to enjoy Christmas and New Years.  I will admit that the sometimes it seems that there is too much ‘work’ involved in enjoying this time of year.  Decorations, gifts, cooking, baking, entertaining, parties – it can all be so overwhelming! Was […]

25Sep 2015

  I am so excited!  This website has been down for awhile – but, I promise that this new website will have a lot of great information on health (nutrition, exercise) and well-being (rest, self-esteem). I see this as a community where we can learn from each other and support each other to overcome the inevitable […]

07Oct 2015

Wait a minute! Isn’t this blog supposed to be about health and wellness? Yes, it is – but, sometimes you are required to take a detour in order to make progress. Plus that, I hope that at the end of this – you will see how this does impact your health and wellbeing. So, my […]

14Oct 2015

I wish I had a concise answer – I don’t. What I do know is that it is a movement to get us back to eating ‘Real Food’ – not the ‘Frankenfoods’ that come in marketing savvy boxes and bottles, full of additives (sugar and acronyms you can’t understand), and bereft of nutrition. Food Science […]

14Oct 2015

What if I told you that it was a disease? Naturally, you would think Ebola or another infectious agent – but, it isn’t. It’s something that has been around for a long time and the prevalence is increasing. What is it? Type II Diabetes. Type II or adult-onset diabetes is a condition where the pancreas […]

14Oct 2015

Keto-Adaptation The keto-adapting eating styles abound – Paleo (Cordain), Primal (Sisson), Pegan (Hyman), Wheat Belly (Davis), Atkins (Induction Phase), Virgin and I am sure I missed a few of them. At the end of the day – what do these plans all represent? The ability to utilize your body fat for energy. I am a […]

14Oct 2015

Serves 4 2 – 9 oz. boneless, skinless, chicken breasts ½ c. coconut flour ½ Tbsp. kosher salt 1 tsp. ground black pepper 2 Tbsp. prepared pesto (recipe below) 2 large eggs ½ c. raw pecan pieces, pulsed about 30 seconds into course pieces ¼ c. shredded Parmesan (this can be omitted if you don’t […]