easy techniques for weight loss

Goals, Resolutions or Intentions?

This is the time of year when we look at our goals from last year, see how we did, make new ones for the new year, and then formulate a plan for making it all happen. I’m very glad to have this process, especially this year. Last week I thought I hadn’t done very well on…

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…

Neck and Shoulder Injuries On The Rise

Countless people have come in to see me with shoulder problems lately. Some have injured themselves doing push ups or plank, so let’s look at the correct way to do those, as well as some exercises that can improve range of motion, strengthen shoulders, and release the tension that often causes those muscles to tighten…

Biking, Hiking and Gardening?

I’m still outside working in my garden, planting more this week! Believe it or not, we had a frost last week here in good ol’ New England! We hope Mother Nature is done with that now (fingers crossed…). One thing I notice about gardening is that no matter how much I love it, the older…

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…