Month: January 2019

Why The Mediterranean Diet Wins, and Three Real- Life Recipes

Why The Mediterranean Diet Wins, and Three Real- Life Recipes

US News and World Reports just announced that the Mediterranean diet is the best, in multiple categories, most notably “healthiest”. For anyone who says “show me the data”, well, there’s a ton: This study of over 70,000 women in the Nurses’ Health Study found the […]

Words Can Save Lives

Words Can Save Lives

Mary Oliver, genius poet, passed away this week. Here’s two of her most powerful poems, words that transform and heal. Anyone raised Catholic and since recovered can likely relate to Wild Geese. Whenever I feel myself slipping into shame or guilt, these opening words are […]

Cooking with Kids: Sugar Glass Creations

Cooking with Kids: Sugar Glass Creations

Ok, this isn’t so much a recipe as a science experiment that you can eat. I’m always looking for ways to engage the kids in learning, and double bonus if it results in something yummy! Babygirl and I will sometimes flip through a food magazine […]

Ways To Gain Less and Lose More

Ways To Gain Less and Lose More

Yes, even the diet and lifestyle doctor overdoes it on the eggnog sometimes. Happy New Year, and like everyone else, I’m stepping on the scale saying: “I’ve got to get back on track!” And that’s okay. I’m not beating myself up for putting on a […]