I was deficient of magnesium, but not anymore. I take my supplements religiously every night just before bed – 400 mg of magnesium citrate for me.
These days, there are plenty of things that dieticians, health professionals and personal trainers warn us to stay away from.
One of the nice things about getting a little older is that you finally have time to focus on your passions. In the kitchen, this means that you have the freedom to break away from the dishes that you are famous for and try something a little more surprising.
Joanie confided to me that she was mortified on a fairly regular basis.
“Why is this happening to me?” she asked. “I’m sitting with friends at a restaurant and let out a toot when I stand up to leave. It’s funny but also very embarrassing. I try to pretend it’s the chair scraping on the tile floor, but they laugh and say it happens to them too.”
Are you a little nervous about holiday weight gain this year? Do you crave chocolate, pizza, chips or ice-cream? If you answered yes, then you are not alone. In fact, these are the top 95% of most craved foods.
With the holiday season fast approaching, you may be feeling despair at the thought of facing all those tempting foods you so love. But you needn’t gain weight or eat foods with zero nutritional value.
The key is to make the best choices from the array of dishes spread out before you. Here are five foods often found in holiday meals that are actually quite good for you.
As the winter weather approaches, many of us are ready to break out our favorite homemade soup recipes.
So, today, I want to share one of my absolute favorites – homemade chicken tortilla soup. It’s easy to make, good for meat-eaters or vegetarians and can serve as the perfect meal to enjoy while having one of those deeper autumn conversations. Enjoy!
One seemingly uneventful day in May of 2003 I was driving to my chiropractor’s office when a car on the opposite side of the road made an unexpected left turn in front of my car, causing a head-on collision. My chest smashed into the steering wheel and suddenly I found myself wondering if I was going to have a heart attack.
Eating a rainbow sounds as magical as riding a unicorn, finding Atlantis or singing with a mermaid, all activities which I’d adore. However, there is one big difference. You can actually eat a food rainbow – a satisfying, fun experience for both you and your grandchildren.
Fall is in the air. At this time of year, I think about comfort foods – coffee cakes and small sweets to have with a nice cup of tea or coffee in the afternoon.
I dream about sitting by a fire, or looking out a window on a cold day. But alas, I remember that I am in Costa Rica.