What’s your drug of choice?

Experts estimate that 75% of overeating is caused by emotions. I believe this is good news. One, it means that if you find yourself eating due to boredom, sadness, stress or depression, you are not alone (so there’s nothing “wrong” with you). Two, it means it is possible to solve the problem and better manage […]


Thank you for your support. I appreciate you and wish you a beautiful life to live in the present moment with good health and happiness. Take a moment to acknowledge the wonderful things in your life. Here’s a gratitude exercise to write on Thanksgiving: Make a list of five things for which you are grateful […]

How did I let this happen?

The food court at Woodbury Commons doesn’t offer many options for a gluten-free, vegan like me. I did have a Pure Bar to eat as a backup, but thought I was safe with a plate of black beans and vegetables (what I ate a year ago while taking a break from shopping). As I approached […]

Minted Carrots with Pumpkin Seeds

Serves 6 Prep and Cook Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 6 medium-sized carrots peeled and cut in turned pieces 1/2 TBS fresh chopped parsley 1 TBS fresh chopped mint 1 TBS coarsely chopped pumpkin seeds 2 TBS lemon juice extra virgin olive oil to taste salt and cracked black pepper to taste Directions: Bring lightly salted […]

6 Herbs To Help You Use Less (or no) Salt

Salt is in just about everything you eat. This is particularly true if you eat out often. Too much sodium causes heart and renal disease. It can also cause cancer and a variety of other health problems. The key to cutting sodium is to get savvy with your cooking. Herbs can help. Herbs add a […]

Celebrate Healthy Weight Week

January 16-22 is a significant week in history.  It is the 18th annual celebration of Healthy Weight Week.  No, we are not celebrating only those who are at a healthy weight. We are also celebrating the fact that everyone can make healthy choices in their diet and live their lives as healthy human beings. Does […]

Sautéed Spinach With Mushrooms (serves 2-4)

Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil • 1/2 pound mushrooms, wiped clean, trimmed and sliced • 1 to 2 garlic cloves (to taste), minced • 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves • Salt and freshly ground pepper • 1 pound baby spinach, rinsed but not dried; or 2 pounds bunch spinach, stemmed and rinsed […]

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