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Yummy Bean Salad For Extra Fiber

None of us get enough fiber in our diets these days. Here’s a delicious recipe to remedy that! Easy Bean Salad Ingredients: 1 ½ cups cooked or canned kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 ½ cups cooked or canned pinto beans, rinsed and drained 1 ½ cups cooked or canned black eyed peas, rinsed and…

Does Insomnia Go Hand In Hand With Getting Older?

So many people are talking about the lack of good sleep that seems to go hand in hand with getting older. There are some nights I can’t seem to fall asleep even though I know I’m exhausted, so I know how frustrating that can be. First, I want to tell you that there are LOTS…

What Did I Come In Here For?

How is your short term memory these days? Long term memories, like movies and songs from our childhood, seem to stay with us. But how often during the week do you walk into a room to get something and forget exactly what it was that you went in there for? I find myself doing that…

Healthy Irish Stew

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, which is coming up, I’m posting a healthy alternative to traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage. And with a name like Kathleen Casey, you can imagine that I’ve eaten my share of corned beef and cabbage over the years! A serving of traditional corned beef and cabbage, however, contains about 772…

More Snowdays!!!!

Another big storm hit the Berkshires this week! And school closings are driving parents crazy. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember so many snow days from my childhood. Either school officials call off school more quickly these days or my memories of snow days have gotten mixed up with other childhood memories…

Eat Healthy While Travelling!

Holy Veggies Batman! I just read in my copy of the Physician Committee News that 75% of restaurants at the nation’s busiest airports are offering at least one cholesterol-free, plant-based, fiber-packed meal, according to a new report from registered dietitians at the nonprofit Physicians Committee. Cool! Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport ties with Newark Liberty…

Mindfulness Made Easy

We all know that life doesn’t always go the way we intend. In fact, little and big surprises seem to be always popping up, but when we learn to deal with them in a calm way, the road is less bumpy. Here are a couple of simple tools for relieving anxiety that take very little…

15 Minute Fitness Challenge!

Have you done a 30 Day Challenge yet? They’re quite popular, and fun! They’re also a great way to start a new workout plan because when you complete anything for 30 days, you have a much better chance of making it a permanent new habit; so let’s get started! Here’s my recommendation for those of…