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25May 2016

Well – I just got back from vacation.  It was wonderful – but, I also brought back 5 pounds. Even though I walked over 6 miles a day – 5 pounds! I really wanted to kick the scale out the window. Yes, I know that it might be water weight. But, it could also be […]

11May 2016

Hey everyone – not looking ‘put together’ here – but, I just got done with a 50 minute workout (so forgive my au naturele look.) Just wanted to peek in and say ‘Hi’ and introduce myself a bit more personally. Spring is here and summer is right around the corner. Why don’t we work to […]

09May 2016

Last week the New York Times wrote an article about the long term capability of “The Biggest Loser” participants to keep weight off (not a good track record) and how dieting doesn’t work. According to the Times, the diet industry ‘reacted defensively’ about the article. I considered the piece to be a bit shoddy on […]

02May 2016

There is nothing that gets a serious readership more than an article on diet and why it doesn’t work! So, as some readers commented (1597 comments) –  “It is time to stop fat shaming” and “…being overweight is a disease”. If you haven’t read the article – here is the link. Now, I am not at […]

21Jan 2016

It is time for a sensible and easy snack.  I love these crackers – they are simple and quick to make, taste great and are incredibly healthy.  Hemp seed is a real nutritional powerhouse.  They are high in nutritional value and contain 20 different  amino acids and all nine of the essential amino acids (like flax). And, don’t […]

14Jan 2016

I missed the wonderful crunch of a crispy fried piece of chicken. It seemed that I was destined to brining boneless, skinless, chicken breasts (and, it is a great way to add moisture and flavor); or breading with coconut and nut flours (again, good).  But, what if you wanted a piece of chicken with a […]