Monthly Archives: February 2014

Healthy chips!

Is there even such a thing as healthy chips that taste good? You bet! I found these vegan kale chips that are crunchy, have a light cheesy-nutty flavor, and are so hard to resist that I ate the entire bag! Good thing it was a small bag at a mere 2 ounces. The contents were […]

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Healthy is expensive

It’s no wonder that people who are poor opt for burgers and packaged meals. Just these four items added up to over $9.00. I was shocked! Here’s the breakdown: 1 organic red bell pepper $1.25 1 organic cauliflower $4.72 2 bags of organic mini carrots $3.58 Total: $9.55 I didn’t buy these items at a […]

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How much do you love alcohol?

On a recent trip, a man in his fifties, wanting to get back into shape and into the dating pool said he’s going to bike a little bit more to shed the extra pounds. He’s a person we see with a group of friends every season. He’s a great guy but he drinks a lot […]

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Don’t do this to your bread

When my husband toasts his bread in the oven to where it’s dark brown and on the verge of burning, I cringe and ask him if I can scrape off the dark spots. He says he likes it that way. When you cook bread or any food at really high temperatures, those burnt and darkened […]

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Pick up the pace to avoid plateaus

Walking is great exercise, but if you cannot add intensity to at least some of your workouts, those stubborn pounds are going to stick around. I admit that I’d rather do an easy 1 hour workout than a really hard 30 minute cardiovascular Kettlebell session. I really wanted to get into running since so many […]

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Healthy Desserts

When you have a sweet tooth, sugary treats are hard to resist. I try to avoid sugar and flour whenever possible but I love to have a slice of pie or a bite of chocolate every now and then. Chef Ani Phyo has 85 gluten free, sugar-free, dairy-free desserts in her raw, vegan cookbook “Ani’s […]

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New Fat Loss Cure!

There’s a new fat loss pill you can buy. Did you see it on the Dr. Oz show? Which episode? Dr. Oz talks about a new miracle fat loss pill or supplement every week, or at least it seems like it! If any of those products actually worked, then why am I seeing them (Garcinia […]

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