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25 02, 2021

Getting Comfy in the Kitchen: Tips for College Students

By |2021-06-16T11:33:20-04:00February 25th, 2021|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Food Facts, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on Getting Comfy in the Kitchen: Tips for College Students

Are you a college student, know a college student, or are going to be a college student? I was recently a guest on SpotOn, a podcast hosted by Dr. Joan Salge Blake from Boston University. The episode was "Cooking For a Few or JUST U". We chatted about [...]

22 07, 2020

DASH Diet for Prevention

By |2020-07-24T14:10:50-04:00July 22nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family meals, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on DASH Diet for Prevention

Do you know if your parents or other family members have high blood pressure or heart disease? Diabetes, heart disease and cancer risk can all be reduced with a healthy diet. My new cookbook for two will hit stores on August 11. The 2-serving recipes are [...]

22 04, 2020

What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

By |2020-05-04T13:41:08-04:00April 22nd, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Food Trends, Health Professionals, Healthy Aging, Heart Disease, Wellness|Comments Off on What’s a Pre-existing Condition?

The times we are living in have been eye opening in many ways. It's got me thinking about public health education. As someone who was trained in the 1980s, and worked in outpatient clinics, health education was the groundwork of prevention care at that time. It seems that [...]

6 04, 2020

The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

By |2020-08-31T07:32:08-04:00April 6th, 2020|DASH Diet/Wellness, Easy Cooking, Family, Recipe, Weight Management, Wellness|Comments Off on The New Normal: Balance and Stress Reduction

This post contains Amazon affiliate links and I may receive a small commission if you make purchases. We are in a new normal. Now that we are all doing our best to stay home and limit how often we visit the grocery store, you may be finding that [...]

16 12, 2019

Handling the Hustle and Bustle

By |2019-12-20T11:42:06-05:00December 16th, 2019|Family, Health Professionals, Uncategorized, Wellness|Comments Off on Handling the Hustle and Bustle

It's the most wonderful time of the year....Right? Yes, and sometimes, no. The holidays can be a wonderful time for family, friends, and special gatherings. But for many, it's very stressful. The stress may be drawn from a number of things. For starters there seems to be an [...]

9 11, 2016

Broccoli and Democracy

By |2019-06-26T13:53:25-04:00November 9th, 2016|DASH Diet/Wellness, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Broccoli and Democracy

Photo courtesy of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics I dreaded waking up today to see the backlash of the Election results. I knew that either way, the outcome would either encourage gloating or astonishment. In light of the outcome - President-Elect Donald Trump - the fear and concerns that [...]