Zucchini Caserole Recipe

Ingredients: 6 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 quarts zucchini/leek puree (recipe at bottom) 3 large cloves garlic, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped (optional) ¼ tsp. cayenne pepper (optional) ¼ tsp Thyme also goes well with this dish (optional) 1 sleeve of Ritz crackers, crushed 8 oz sharp Cheddar, grated (or any hard goat cheese that you like. I…

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Lemony Shrimp and Bean Stew

This recipe is from the New York Times Cooking Section AND it’s delicious! INGREDIENTS: 1 teaspoon fresh lemon zest and 2 tablespoons juice 1 teaspoon sweet or smoked paprika 2 garlic cloves, grated Kosher salt and black pepper 1 pound peeled, deveined large shrimp (tails removed) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter (1/2 stick) (Or, I used 2 Tbs butter and…

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No Diet Weight Loss? YES!

Have you ever wondered why the latest diets or work out plans just don’t work for you? You are not alone. Lots of us over the age of 50 are discouraged when attempting to figure out HOW to get back into shape. There is so much information about this work out, that work out, Keto…

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A Bit of Irish Blarney?

March is Irish American Heritage and National Celery month. Yes, you read that correctly, a month dedicated to celery! Well, it is green, so I guess it fits in with Irish American heritage… It’s also my birthday month and I’m having a Facebook fundraiser for the No Kid Hungry Program. Click this link if you’d…

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Action Steps for Loving Kindness

Kindness is my word for 2021, so, for today’s newsletter, here is a bit of good news to begin your day. I chose this article because January is National Cervical Cancer Awareness month, and undergoing cancer treatments is awful and expensive. This article highlights how one person’s act of kindness can make a difference. Last…

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Rough Year So Far…

Here we are, a week and a half into the new year. It’s been a bit rough so far, hasn’t it? When I sat down to write this, I looked at what’s going on in the world, the holidays this month, etc. It’s always a bit fun, as, sometimes, the holiday of the day is…

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Is COVID-19 Causing Your Back Pain?

In the last couple of weeks, I’ve seen evidence that working from home or binge-watching TV during this COVID-19 epidemic brings up another whole set of health issues. More people with back pain than you can shake a stick at! That’s understandable for a couple of reasons – let me explain: Sitting too much by…

What Do You Want Most In YOUR Life Right Now?

What can a Health Coach do for you? One of my most frequently asked questions is, “What, exactly, is a health coach?” When you think about the word coach, you perhaps see Bill Belichick with his headphones, telling Brady what play to use. Or, maybe you think of your high school soccer or baseball coach.…