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Get inspired with my latest recipe obsessions, health tips and advice to balancing your hormones and improving your digestive health.

Best Food for Healthy Bones: Bones

Mother nature is clever.  Foods that are good for you often look like the body part they most support.  There are tons of examples of this:  carrots for eyes, walnuts for the brain, and bones for bones! Bones?  Yes, bones.  Bones contain all of the minerals from the...

7 ways to kick off your healthy new year

Happy New Year! I hope that your holiday season was filled with joy, family, friends and good food.  I took a much needed break from writing and am back with some exciting topics for the New Year I think you’ll find useful. But first things first, let’s talk about you...

Being Healthy Doesn’t Have To Be Hard – 3 Small Steps That Have A Big Impact

Have you been thinking about a health goal or change but are too overwhelmed by the thought of it? Then I invite you to read the bottom. I have some small ideas for you. I mean, seriously, if January is any indication of how crazy this year will be, I can see your...

Why Organic?

I was amazed by the recent Stanford University study on organic foods published in the Sept. 4 issue of the Annals of Internal Medicine and  widely reported in newspapers, radio and TV.   The headlines read something like this  “Little evidence of health benefits from...

The #1 Ingredient Missing From Your Breakfast + 4 Quick Ways To Add It In

Your idea of breakfast and my idea of breakfast may be different. When I talk about breakfast making a big difference in your energy levels all day, I’m not talking about what you might think of as breakfast… Coffee Muffin, scone or other pastry Toast or bagel Boxed...

Baby, it’s cold outside! Time to Sip Lattes & Ponder the Year Ahead

Happy New Year! I hope you've had a wonderful holiday season with family and friends and are enjoying today to sit back, reflect and plan for the year ahead. It's cold here in Fairfax and I'm so excited! It's been c-h-i-l-l-y in the North Bay for a good month now. I...

Coffee: Is it good or bad?

I don’t have the universal answer. If you enjoy it for the flavor but could take it or leave it on any given day, then it's probably ok. BUT if you are reaching for your coffee for that pick me up so you can get through the day…then I am going to venture a guess and...