Do not let your heavy head hold you back!

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Runner’s Beware: you may be missing a big piece of the picture in your training! HEAD STRONG: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN  POSTURE, FASCIA, & RUNNING   The human head weighs ~12 pounds. It is a commonly and widely known fact. But true as … [Read more...]

A few tips: Pregnancy and Food

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Food and Pregnancy Tips from Jan Rydfors MD, Co-Founder of EmbraceHer, creators of the app, Pregnancy Companion: The Obstetrician's Mobile Guide to Pregnancy   Is Caffeine OK? Is it safe to have coffee while pregnant? Limited intake of … [Read more...]

Pumpkin Caramel Cheesecake

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There’s nothing cooler than going directly from a midlife crisis into a cheesecake baking bender. Little else lifts the spirits like the smell of pumpkin baking in the oven–especially in a cheesecake. And now, thanks to Ideal Sweetener, options … [Read more...]

Friday Flashback

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Just in case you have been living under a rock and have not heard of the Oopsie Roll, may I introduce you to your new favorite recipe?!! You can use these in so many different ways, or just stick with the basics. This recipe is original to Your … [Read more...]

Safety Tat

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If you are anything like me, there is no such phrase as "over protective" when it comes to the safety of your children. I do realize they need to be their own person as well and learn to adapt being away from me. Sending my daughter to Zoo  day camp … [Read more...]

Cereal Killer

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In his riveting book Cereal Killer, Alan L. Watson, Author of 21 Days to a Healthy Heart, shares the unintended consequences of the low fat diet  in small, easy-to-digest textual bites. A quick, easy to follow read, don't let this shortish tome … [Read more...]

The treadmill desk and my new balance

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I have a serious love affair with my treadmill desk. Having lost 100 pounds since the end of last August (7 months), I’m now trying to walk at least five times per week for an hour while working, to work those slow twitch muscles regularly. It's … [Read more...]

Review: Rich Food, Poor Food

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A fun, kicky guide to the supermarket romp, Rich Food, Poor Food helps readers navigate the sometimes overwhelming aisles of the supermarket. … [Read more...]

Low-Carb Mocha Truffles

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I am a lover of beans. Well, coffee beans, to be sure. Green beans are great, too, but they don't throw my eyelids back and slap them in the face the way a delicious java bean can. Am I right? I am always looking out for new sweetener options, … [Read more...]

Easy Beef Gyros with Tzatziki

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I love grass-fed beef. Always a regular buyer of Laura's Lean Beef (ground, grass-fed, 92%) for years, when the company asks for a review, I give it--gladly. In fact, this isn't my first waltz with Laura's Lean Ground Beef (read my review from 2010 … [Read more...]

Review: SeaBuck Wonders Natural Skincare Products

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It had been years since I had put any thought or care into my skin beyond the typical soap-and-water routine. On the rare occasions I wear makeup (it's a semi-annual event), I wash my face more than others (dirt is an effective UV-blocker, right?). … [Read more...]

Making a Peep

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I didn't, until recently, even know that Peeps were even available in a sugar-free form. Jamie, where have you been?! … [Read more...]

Wink Frozen Desserts: 4 improved fab flavors

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Wink has done it again! On the verge of hitting even more stores, Gabe and the team have been hard at work dreaming up the most delectable flavors, textures, and behaviors consistent with a frozen dessert. … [Read more...]

Review: Turbana Plantain Chips

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First, fact: Turbana Plantain Chips are like crack on crack with a side of delicious, want-to-roll-around-naked-in-it crack. I already see myself on street corners looking to score a few bags of these--and you almost have to for now, since they're … [Read more...]

Review: Wholesome Meal Snack Bites

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Looking for a wonderful, tasty, tempting protein snack in bite-sized dollops of tube-filled fun? Packed with 4 grams of protein per delicious cookie bite, Wholesome Meal's Snack Bites are gluten-free, low-carb and made with organic and all-natural … [Read more...]