5 Ways to Eat Healthy in Winter

Warm, “comfort” foods are more likely to fill our plates and our tummies in the cold-weather months, leaving very little space for nourishing fruits and veggies – especially raw veggies. But now’s a good time to flip that focus and increase our daily fruit and veggie intake. Here’s how:

Crochet for Your Mental Health

Staying healthy for me also means creating. I love to crochet. It’s a great way to de-stress when I’m not running and it aids in building self-esteem. To start with only a hook and yarn and finish with a purse our a baby blanket boosts my confidence. Makes me puff my chest out a bit.…

Diabetic Lessons: Learning Nutrition From Scratch

“Fortunate for me, kitchen time with Dad watching him prepare meals from scratch, meant a lifetime of lessons, that I was clueless about at the time, implanted for me to recall later.Having food “taste good” was important to Dad – and he used every type of salt, sugar, and fat variation in his seasonal arsenal…

Food Scale Dilemma: To Weigh Or Not Weigh?

I’m a vegan, I run three times a week and I have cut my processed food intake down if not out. So, my question to myself – or anybody who might be listening is ….. do I need to weigh my food? I’ve been contemplating buying a food scale recently – not for any reason…

“How Do You Start A Diet?”

There’s always tomorrow to start a diet right? Or perhaps next week, or New Year’s Day? And in the meantime, I’ll just go pack on a few more pounds with a big ‘ole veggie burger and fried egg sandwich, or a nice big salad loaded with cheese and Ranch dressing, with a bag of   Doritos …