January 31, 2018

I say it often, but my happy place is the kitchen and nothing brings me greater joy than cooking for family and friends.   I believe I have a pretty healthy relationship with food, but must admit grocery shopping is like therapy for me (and probably more expensive).  M...

December 8, 2017

You don’t have to be a walking enthusiast to incorporate walking into your day without much effort.   You may be thinking you don’t have the time given your day-to-day schedule but with a little creativity and commitment you can add some steps to your day.   A few thou...

December 3, 2017

I love Lasagna and as far as I knew there was only one way to make it - the way my mom did.  She would start early in the morning and make her sauce (a recipe I will also share another time).  She would brown pork ribs and meatballs and let them simmer in the sauce all...

November 5, 2017

As much as I love french toast it is not my go to when eating breakfast out.  Primarily because it is one of those dishes I prefer to make myself, but also because restaurants typically serve it up with thick sliced bread and I prefer thin slices.   I am drawn to the d...

November 3, 2017

My husband loves salad and could eat one every day.  This is a good thing, but I'll be honest, I don't enjoy it quite as much as he does.  That being said, I do love that something so healthy can also be fun and different.  I love the flexibility a salad allows to crea...

October 6, 2017

Walking has been the one constant in my life with respect to exercise and has kept me in pretty decent shape.  Over 12 years ago though it truly changed my life and took on a whole new meaning.  In the aftermath of my friend Bonnie's passing I made a commitment with on...

February 12, 2017

What’s an avid walker to do when it’s too wet and cold outside to bear the thought of leaving the house?   My first thought is to just  suck it up since I live in the beautiful Bay Area and what we consider “cold” isn’t even close to what other parts of the country exp...

January 5, 2017

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I don’t know about you, but working out invigorates me and makes me feel empowered.  I love knowing I am doing something good for my body.  I even love the exhaustion, sweat and aches that often come with a good workout. I swear I can notice the...

November 28, 2016

I love to travel!  With good intentions I always pack my gym clothes as I hate to lose traction with my diet and fitness commitments (or lack of). Unfortunately, this is easier said than done and once vacation mode kicks in all bets are off.

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