Prepare For The Holidays? NOT!

Now that Halloween is over, the rest of the holidays will come sliding in at a speed to rival a tornado in the midwest. Hold on to your hats!  When people ask me if I am ready for the holidays, I cringe; I’ve never met anyone who is ready. We cannot be “prepared for” the…

There’s a National Chocolate Day!?

Today I have included another recipe – this time for a healthy dessert. Now you’ll be prepared for National Chocolate day… This Chocolate Mousse is delicious! I made it just last week for a gathering of friends and there was none left; we ate every bit of it! This tasty treat, along with another, will…

Cold Weather Eating Habits

I plan to keep this body that I have been blessed with in good shape, and in keeping with that thought, I’ll be moving into my fall eating pattern soon. Yogic traditions recommend eating seasonally, as that aligns our body with nature, and is the way to better health. I am one of those who…

Are There Any Foods That Contain Vitamin D?

It’s nice to know I’m not the only one who’s been waiting for this sunshine and warmth! All living things need the sun to survive, and most humans also need sunshine to simply feel good. On a sunny day, we are much more likely to get outside in nature and enjoy all that Mother Nature…

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…

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…

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…