Seasonal and Local Eating – Enjoy the Autumn Fare

I know many, many people for whom Fall is their favorite time of year. I was raised in California, so had to learn as an adult to appreciate the seasons – all of them. After 40 years in the Midwest, I still have to work at it, to get past the dread of facing the… Read more

Revving Up for Spring: 12 Easy Steps to Better Health – Part I

Spring is definitely my favorite season of the year. It’s arrival, though late this year, was especially wonderful after the most brutal winter in recent memory. It’s just so wonderful to go outside in sandals and with no coat! I’m guessing that you may be feeling much the same – gearing up for more activity… Read more

9 Ways to Conquer Sugar Cravings

Sugar is a sizzling hot topic right now with the release of the new documentaries “The Men Who Made Us Fat” and “Fed Up.”  I saw the latter, which was a great compilation of things I’ve seen before about the great sugar excess, and some material that was new to me.  It’s a great film,… Read more

Do You Really Want to Eat That?? Deconstructing Cravings

Cravings bring information As a Health Coach, Ihear plenty about cravings.  Usually they are for things like bread, cheese, pizza, coffee, and so on.  And sometimes we give cravings more power over our lives and health than they have any business having.Consider this thought.  The body is an amazing source of intelligence.  It is always… Read more