I've been experimenting with new protein drink/smoothie recipes lately. My teens are lifting weights and doing more serious strength training so they are into protein drinks/smoothies now. They're often asking what they should put into their smoothie so I've been looking up new recipes that would . . .
I practice mindful eating. I've realized that I feel so much better when I eat well. When I slip into eating junk it becomes a pattern and I crave more of it. This, in turn, impacts my sleep, my energy, and my motivation. I just don't feel my best. Creating a healthy balance with mindful eating for . . .
Becoming a morning person is not something that came easy to me. I am naturally inclined to stay up late and wake up late. As a busy parent I often found late nights to be the quietest time in our house so I could actually get work done without being interrupted by kids, texts and phone calls, or . . .
I exercise four or five days a week and I have for years. I don't run as much as I used to but I regularly do boot camp workouts for strength training, I get cardio from my Echelon rowing machine, and I play tennis. I've tried a lot of workout clothes and gear over the years. Today I'm sharing my . . .
Did you know that today is National Gluten-Free Day? I don't know who declared all of these celebratory days but I'll play along. In honor of National Gluten-Free Day I want to introduce you to Anatomy of a PINEAPPLE, a blog dedicated solely to gluten-free cooking and created by a dear girlfriend of . . .
I'm ready for a holiday detox. My daughter baked up a storm of fresh scones, cinnamon rolls, cookies, and other baked treats from Thanksgiving to Christmas and I gave in to all of the temptation. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- I know it's time to hit the reset button and detox. I'm here for . . .