Don’t Miss My Heart Health Article in Today’s Tallahassee Democrat

Please check out my feature article in today’s Tallahassee Democrat with information on heart health and answers to frequently asked questions about what to eat to improve heart and overall health. Access it online here:  http://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/wellness/heart-month/2018/02/21/love-your-heart-feed-your-body-healthy-fare-ward-off-heart-disease/356615002/ Don’t miss my French Onion Zoodle Bake Recipe. If you haven’t heard of “zoodles” or haven’t tried them yet,…

Tallahassee Woman Feature with More Delicious Recipes

In case you missed my contribution to the December/January Tallahassee Woman magazine, here is the article with some easy but really delicious meals to add to your home cooking repertoire! Cooking delicious food at home is one of the best ways to eat well and get healthy, and is one of the most important things…

Plant Power to Prevent Breast Cancer

Check out my article on nutrition and lifestyle tips to prevent breast cancer in today’s Tallahassee Democrat.   http://www.tallahassee.com/story/life/food/2017/10/18/take-control-your-breast-cancer-risks-plant-based-diet/773199001/

Facing Obstacles and Getting Back on Track

All of us encounter obstacles and set backs when it comes to incorporating new healthy habits or even just maintaining the ones we already have. This past week of Irma preparation is sort of an extreme example of how encountering an obstacle can impact efforts at a healthy lifestyle. I don’t know about you, but healthy…

Beans, Beans, Good For Your Heart

The more you eat…the more nutrition-filled your diet will be.  (What?  Did you think I was going to say something else?). Childish rhymes aside, beans ARE good for your heart and the rest of your body too. There is significant scientific evidence to support their role in weight loss, improving blood sugars, lowering bad LDL…

Six Tips for Exercising More Consistently

Recently a client asked me how important exercise is to overall health. My answer, “It is critical.” He then asked what I meant by critical.  I paused and answered, “like life or death critical.” Not to sound overly dramatic, but it is true.   For those of you who don’t love to exercise or have…

Beach, Boat, & BBQ Caviar

Made this “caviar” again today and thought I would share it again. It is the perfect healthy full of veggies side or snack for any outdoor fun!

Thighs and Acceptance 

For most of my life, let’s just say, I lacked appreciation for my thighs. I was born with muscular thighs. I got them from my Aunt Jackie on my Dad’s side and my Nana on my Mom’s. As a young person, they allowed me to be a gymnast, dancer, and cheerleader who could flip and…

Are Eggs Incredibly Edible or Not?

  It’s Easter time and for many of us an Easter egg hunt will be on the agenda. Although many of the eggs will be plastic and filled with candy (we’ll save that topic for another day), real eggs will likely be part of the festivities too. The question of whether eggs are considered healthy…