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Food Photo Roundup 1: Desserts

          I’ve been busy spring cleaning my food photo collection (haven’t gotten to the house yet)… I am guilty of accumulating pictures with the good intention of writing blog posts about them–  but then life gets … Continue reading

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Goodbye Coca-Cola

    Yeah, things like obesity, heart disease and diabetes.     I just heard the news today that Coke was no longer going to be a sponsor for the AND (Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics).  You may be surprised … Continue reading

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Fun at the Library: A New Book and An Inspiring Talk

Food and laughing.  Two of my very favorite things in life.  If you share similar interests I have a book you need to read.  I had never heard of Jim Gaffigan but he’s my new favorite comedian.  Imagine Jerry Seinfeld … Continue reading

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“Successful people do…

…what unsuccessful people are not willing to do.”  ~Jeff Olson, author of The Slight Edge That’s been my latest favorite quote.  It applies to every aspect of life: finances, career, personal relationships and of course HEALTH.  When I think about … Continue reading

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Cranberry-Walnut-Date Arugula Salad Drizzled with Chocolate Vinegar

Sounds weird but tastes incredible and is full of disease-fighting phytochemicals, fiber and essential fatty acids. Sometimes these strange food ideas just pop into my head.  I’m always thinking ahead about what my next meal or two will be. This … Continue reading

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Slow Down. Breathe. And When You Eat, Eat.

Have you been doing all the things you think you should be doing to lose weight but the pounds won’t budge?  You may be eating nutritious foods, watching your calories and exercising but there is one additional factor involved that … Continue reading

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Tofu Feta

                            If you’re a runner you may be familiar with his name.  But if you are a vegan/vegetarian runner you know about Scott Jurek.  He runs 50 … Continue reading

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Red Lentils with Salsa Verde

Staring into my pantry the other day I realized  that lately I have been slacking off in the bean and lentil department.  Fresh fruits and veggies….oh yes, nuts and oats…frequently for breakfast and snacks, my staples of peanut butter and … Continue reading

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I Feel Connected to the World

The American professional boxer Timothy Bradley just explained in this article exactly how I feel about being vegan.  He is eating a vegan diet prior to an upcoming bout against world-renowned champion Manny Pacquiao in order to (hopefully)  win the big … Continue reading

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Soapy Milk and Toxic Apples

Soapy Milk, Toxic Apples:  India’s Sour Food Safety Record This article really caught my attention.  Party because I’ve always wanted to travel to India but mostly because it has to do with my favorite subject:  food.  It’s not a pleasant … Continue reading

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