5 Healthy Snacks to Beat Fatigue & Boost Energy

  When you’re eating on the go or need a boost of energy, why not choose healthy snacks over fast food? While some of us sweet tooths (cough cough) reach for sugary snacks to keep us going, they’re not a healthy choice. Sugar gives us a buzz initially but then…

Scales and the Boyfriend Effect

Is it just me or do we all gain weight when we stop living alone? If I step on the scales after a long time (yes it had been months but that’s what you do when you’re in denial) I often get a big fat wake up call. This month…

Let Us Bake Beet Cake!

Have you ever tried making a chocolate beet cake with chocolate ganache frosting? Love to bake, love to eat sweets but most of all I love to share any goodies I bake. Recently I baked up several dozen of my “everything but the kitchen sink’ oatmeal cookies. I start with a…

What’s Your Food Kryptonite?

What is your food kryptonite? Harmful to your diet? Mine is sugar. I crave a sugar rush after almost every meal, except breakfast. So if dessert isn’t on the menu I panic! You probably already know fat free goodies like cookies are no bueno, but for a sugar addict like…

How I Made Peace With Butter

On a recent trip to Paris I was helpless to resist the many ways the French have mastered cooking with butter. Baguettes and patisserie were irresistible delicious confections tempting me at every street corner.  I swear French frites are cooked in butter too. Making peace with butter has taken a…