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11 03, 2022

Zero Waste Cooking Strategy: Cook Once Eat Thrice

By |2022-03-28T17:02:01-04:00March 11th, 2022|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Food Trends, Food waste, Healthy Aging, Wellness|Comments Off on Zero Waste Cooking Strategy: Cook Once Eat Thrice

What would you do if someone gave you $1500 right now? That's the amount of food that the average American wastes in a year. I recently had the pleasure to be a guest on dietitian Ellie Krieger's  podcast, One Real Good Thing. We spoke about my new book [...]

11 09, 2018

Family Meals: Pleasing Picky Kids

By |2019-06-26T13:50:30-04:00September 11th, 2018|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Family Meals: Pleasing Picky Kids

September is Family Meals Month - a chance to focus on the importance of regularly eating meals together. Eating with others can have great impact. I often talk about what you should be eating, but how and where you eat matters to your overall wellness too. Studies have [...]

2 03, 2017

Beef: Know Your Cut

By |2019-06-26T13:52:15-04:00March 2nd, 2017|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Beef: Know Your Cut

I will be blogging this month about how you can incorporate beef into your healthy diet. These posts are sponsored by the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative and the Pennsylvania Beef Council, but are expressions of my own. My goal is to help you enjoy eating for better health. [...]

29 01, 2015

Easy Superbowl Fun

By |2015-01-29T06:00:07-05:00January 29th, 2015|Easy Cooking, Just for Fun, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Superbowl Fun

freedigitalphotos.net With much of the Northeast covered in snow, Superbowl Sunday is an even better than usual excuse to gather together with friends and family and have a party. I'm a Steeler fan, so I'll mostly be watching the commercials, but I still love having friends [...]

18 12, 2014

Easy Recipes to the Rescue: A Book Review

By |2014-12-18T09:00:27-05:00December 18th, 2014|Book Review, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Easy Recipes to the Rescue: A Book Review

Last October, I had the opportunity to meet Lisa Cain, aka, Snack Girl. She and I exchanged books to review. Snack Girl to the Rescue is a book that provides 100 recipes under 400 calories. For middle aged women, such as myself, a 400 calorie/meal goal is a reasonable [...]

22 08, 2014

My New Book Can Help You Be Your Healthiest

By |2014-08-22T13:20:56-04:00August 22nd, 2014|Book Review, Easy Cooking, Food Facts, Heart Disease, Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on My New Book Can Help You Be Your Healthiest

AD: My newest book, DASH Diet For Dummies® will hit shelves in the next couple of weeks. The DASH Diet is a lifestyle and meal plan that is proven to reduce blood pressure, and can also be effective for weight loss and blood sugar control (supports diabetes treatment). DASH [...]