The Blue Zones

Americans spend close to $110 billion dollars a year on gyms, supplements, and diets in the hope that they will help us feel better and maybe even look younger.  For ages people have been searching for the “fountain of youth”, the secrets to looking and feeling younger and living longer. Earlier this month I attended…

Smoothies: The Perfect Snack and Summer Treat

Warmer weather has arrived!  To celebrate, my girls and I have been enjoying smoothies.   Smoothies are a great way to pack in more fruits – and even veggies – to yours and the kids’ or grandkids’ diet.  They are a great on-the-go snack or even breakfast because they take mere minutes to whip up and make the perfect cool-down…

Variety Is The Spice of Life

Did you know surveys show that most consumers at the grocery store buy the same 130 or so products over and over? Think about the last week or two. How many new foods have you tried? Maybe you tried a new recipe or one of the different types of whole grains that are available, like quinoa…