We find comfort in the familiar and in my husband and my culture, it's the aromas that emanate from a Sicilian kitchen...peppers, onion, garlic, eggplant and garden-grown basil in the saute pan to be served over pasta with a traditional red sauce. For us it's a whole grain pasta but that wasn't an . . .
People in my close circle have diabetes. Even though they have been treated, some already have neuropathy, numb fingertips and toes, blood sugar that can fluctuate without warning--and more. So it's something you really don't want to NOT handle. And today, it's easier than ever to manage diabetes, . . .
Rebecca Olkowski with BabyBoomster.com was suffering from neck and shoulder tension from sitting at her computer and it was driving her nuts. She found some solutions to feel better she wanted to share in case you have a pain in the neck too. It can really be debilitating. The political scene has . . .
Who doesn't love yummy meals? It's that time of year--(that would be every time of year) --when we're all focused on trying to eat healthy. We don't want to spend hours preparing, we want our food to taste great and we want it to be good for us. In short, we want yummy meals that can be prepared . . .
Doesn't that avocado toast look delicious? It is. It's as yummy as it looks and you can make it really easily. You may recall I posted a sweet potato toast and avocado recipe in February, here. This one uses delicious, tasty bread for the toast. Take a look. One night we wanted a simple, . . .
We just returned from 16 wonderful days in France, where the culinary delights are many. French food is known for its liberal use of butter, sugar and bread, all forbidden on the Whole 30. And oh! the cheese! Also forbidden. While there, I answered the question, "How to stay on the Whole 30 during . . .
Spring is around the corner and that means summer is coming, and so is the need for cool, refreshing appetizers that taste great and look so pretty. Ok, ok, I'm pushing the season. But I had this shrimp-pineapple appetizer when I was in Antigua last month and it was so darn delicious and simple . . .
So what's the Whole 30? It's a 30-day clean eating plan that eliminates all dairy, grains and sugar from your diet. It's a way to truly detox without taking any supplements or doing anything except limiting your diet. It's also meant to change your relationship with food so you can look at it more . . .
Who doesn't like an easy recipe that tastes delicious and is actually good for us? And who doesn't have favorite recipes? While I'm away at school, I thought I'd share the links to some of my favorite recipes. Because I'm sure many new year resolutions have been made to eat more healthfully or lose . . .
It's been about six weeks since I began detoxing on The Whole 30 program, which eliminates sugar, dairy and grains as options. I mean, they are gone, gone gone from my diet. And so has much of the joy of eating. Let's take coffee. I loved my two big cups of morning coffee, each with a slug of half . . .