Category Archives: nutrition

A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools. ~Spanish Proverb

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Or even better…”Your stomach shouldn’t be a wastebasket.” -Dori Friedberg Whether it’s an ancient Spanish Proverb, or a modern day nutritionist, we all know we need to take care of our bodies.  Some more than … Continue reading

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Roasted Brussel Sprouts and Updated Veggie Meat Loaf…SOOOO Good!

Last year I posted a vegetarian meatloaf that I made for my vegetarian daughter that even my red-meat loving husband would eat.  Shortly afterwards, my husband and I gave up meat as well, so the vegetarian meatloaf has become a … Continue reading

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The search for easy Vegetarian Lettuce Wraps

Almost a year ago, my daughter decided to become a vegetarian. While I respected the motivation behind her decision, I was a little bit worried about how I was going to feed my family. We had finally gotten to a … Continue reading

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Where does your family’s food come from?

The summer I was six years old, my mom had abdominal surgery.  I was shipped off to stay with my grandparents at their farm in McMinnville, TN.  I remember several things about that summer, like fishing in the brook, and … Continue reading

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French people don’t get fat…seriously

Just got back from a wonderful trip to Paris and Barcelona, and I’m surrounded by laundry, suitcases that need to be unpacked, phone calls that need to be made or returned, office that needs to be cleaned, and mail that … Continue reading

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Disordered eating vs. living a healthy lifestyle?

I’ve written in the past about my obsession with exercise. I think it boils down to the fact that I like the way it feels when I’ve had a good workout, and it has helped prevent the weight gain that … Continue reading

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Caffeine causes dehydration…NOT

I LOVE it when research validates my bad habits!!!! In the New York Times today, the claim that Caffeine causes dehydration was debunked. They reviewed over ten studies comparing caffeine with water or placebo and seldom found a statistical difference … Continue reading

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Diet Coke is 99% Water? Cool!

I am not proud of this… I drink at least 6 diet cokes a day. Sometimes more. I’m a certified personal trainer…I know better, but now that I’m not working as a trainer, I do it anyway. I also exercise … Continue reading

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