Better With Age

I am 50 years old. I am a woman and proud to be 50 years old. Driving in my car this morning I realized that I am more beautiful today than I was when I was half this age. I am happier than I was when I was 25. I am more confident, healthier, eat […]

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“Pop” Culture

One of the simplest things that we “Average Americans” can do to become healthier is stop drinking soda pop. Stop drinking regular soda pop, diet, sweetened iced teas, sweetened and flavored waters, and anything else in this category. I did it in 2003 and I have to admit that it was almost as hard to […]

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My Shopping List

Below is a shopping list that I have given my friends as a guide to healthy eating. It’s hard enough to look at every label, and produce doesn’t even come with labels! I hope you find this list makes your life a little easier and healthy: · Nuts, unsalted, un-roasted, best still in the shell. […]

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Be Sneaky

More and more people are asking me how they can eat better, and my stock answer is “learn how to cook!” They don’t generally like that answer, or else they give me one of those “deer in the headlights” looks. OK, then cook better. For instance, if you’re having hamburgers and baked beans, sauté an […]

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Tea Time

You-all should know by now how I feel about soda pop. Nasty! And not the Janet Jackson kinda nasty, which is really a lot of fun. Am I showing my age? What to drink instead? Tea! Chamomile after dinner, rooibos flavored with Jasmine, Green tea flavored with citrus or ginseng, gunpowder, dragon pearls, white Darjeeling, […]

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OMG Good Goulash

OMG Good Goulash  It is autumn in Michigan and we all need some warming hearty food to keep us through the this preview of weather to come.  Sauté 2 small or 1 large yellow onion in olive oil over medium-low heat Add one pound of fresh ground beef (Or moose or buffalo or turkey). Brown […]

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The REAL Mediterranean Diet

I found myself on the Mediterranean island of Corsica. It was an amazing spring day and my dear husband and I were walking through a flea market near a marina. Yes, there were the typical flea market vendors, lots of touristy clothes, some really nice handmade jewelry, sandals and hats… and then we got to […]

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