Enjoy Festive Food And Drink Without The Guilt!

The holidays are here! Are you ready for Italian cookies, fruit cake, egg nog, latkes, candied yams, or one of my favorite holiday traditions, my sister’s, pecan tassies? Wow, that’s a whole lot of extra calories! I don’t deny myself, and it’s not necessary for you to, either; just use a bit of restraint. Instead…

Add These Experts To YOUR Medicine Cabinet!

Dr. Mark Hyman’s Fat Summit 2 begins on November 7th, and tens of thousands will listen to experts as they dispelled the biggest MYTHS about eating fat, and revealed the latest research about how to eat, move and supplement your diet for improved health (and to possibly prevent/reverse chronic diseases!). Will you be there? Dr.…

Try Peaches For Healthy Summer Grilling!

Nothing beats a 4th of July grill fest!  Someone always brings a pie or cake decorated as a flag… BUT, my favorite is grilled peaches. So sweet, juicy and delicious! Try them and you’ll be hooked too! Grilled Peaches – Yummmmmmm! Ingredients: 4 ripe peaches, cut in half with the pit removed 2 TBSP Butter…

Healthy Recipe For Rosemary Chicken

  Here’s a delicious recipe that includes Rosemary from Dr. Mark Hyman’s book, “The Blood Sugar Solution.” Lemon Rosemary Chicken with Swiss Chard and Baked Delicata Squash   Ingredients: 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 Delicata squash halved and seeded (I used Acorn squash) 1 Lg head of Swiss Chard roughly chopped 2 (6…

Eat Fat To Get Thin!

I am happy to announce my friend and colleague Dr. Mark Hyman’s new book, Eat Fat to Get Thin. Yes, you heard that right. Mark is talking about the “good fat,” however, not twinkies and triple layer chocolate cake! In addition to rising rates of obesity, cancer, and diabetes, millions of Americans are suffering from what…

Heart Healthy Recipe For Your Valentine!

  Wild Salmon with Rosemary, Sweet Potatoes & Lemon Asparagus (from Dr. Mark Hyman’s Blood Sugar Solution)       Ingredients: 1 sweet potato, peeled and sliced 1 yellow onion, sliced 2 Tblsp extra virgin olive oil Sea salt 1 garlic clove (I love garlic and use 3!) 2 tsp dry mustard Juice and zest…

Arsenic and Old… Rice?!

During one of my presentations on nutrition, recently, I was asked about the concern of high levels of arsenic in rice. Since this was not a topic I was familiar with, I promised to do some research and write about this topic in a future post. The results are included here for your information. Please…