Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live! · Unplugged

Weekend Eats

The air around us here in New England is finally feeling a bit warmer. On this overcast and slightly humid Friday, I decided to prepare a few healthy foods to make weekend meals quick and easy. I made my White Bean & Avocado Hummus, and put it in my beautiful new Polish Pottery bowl find… Continue reading Weekend Eats

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live! · Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

5 Steps Toward Detoxification & a Body Reset

A good way to begin a healthy summer is by eliminating toxins from the body.        What are toxins? Toxins are poisonous substances produced in living cells that are often responsible for causing disease, illness and negative side affects in our body. Toxicants are man made chemicals that can be absorbed into our bodies as well.… Continue reading 5 Steps Toward Detoxification & a Body Reset

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live! · Unplugged

Sometimes it’s about the food…

Many people I talk to want to know how to make a fast meal that is healthy, many of those people don’t like to cook; that is the reason I share many of my meals here. I recently made a meal that while it doesn’t look healthy,  it is. My son was over for dinner… Continue reading Sometimes it’s about the food…

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

A Bust for Us – Chain Restaurants

Dale and I went out to eat last night. We typically choose locally owned establishments and if they are chains, they are only chains to the area with up to 5 locations tops. Last night we had a few errands to run and decided on the 99 Restaurant because it was close to where we… Continue reading A Bust for Us – Chain Restaurants

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Food Addiction & How to Control It

Our body is greatly affected by what we put in it. If we treat it to processed, un-natural, chemically treated, high fat foods it will go through high processes to digest these so-called foods, we will look and feel un-natural, we will suffer symptoms of chemical overload and we will have a high fat content… Continue reading Food Addiction & How to Control It

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Cool Your Joints!

We’ve all heard someone say at one time or another “cool your jets” but what I’ve heard quite often lately is “cool your joints”. Yes, all the joints in your body that ache can be alleviated simply by healthy eating. Some folks have food triggers that lead to stomach aches, backache, headaches and even sore,… Continue reading Cool Your Joints!

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

One Plate

A few years ago I read a book written by Don Gerrard called One Bowl which leads the reader through mindful eating that nourishes the body and spirit; it’s a good book and worth reading if you’re working on understanding why we relate to food in the ways we currently do. While I work with… Continue reading One Plate

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Is Snacking Consuming You?

Snacking is something Americans do probably more than anyone else. Sure every country has their traditions whether it’s tea time, siesta, cheese & wine midday, bread and fruit dinners, bread and milk before bed or any other daily custom but it seems that here in North America food is used and abused too often. We’re… Continue reading Is Snacking Consuming You?

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live! · Planting a Vegetable Garden

Home grown inspires me – baby kale salad

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Spring Cleanse Time!

My 3-Day Spring Group Cleanse began today. This gives everyone a chance to clear out the winter gunk and reboot their system. There are many different types of cleanses and from time to time I like to put myself through a strict one even f only for a day. Every small step counts, every effort… Continue reading Spring Cleanse Time!