Post Archive: November, 2015

When things aren’t perfect….

What do you do when things aren’t perfect?  What do you do when you’re traveling and have to deviate from your normal routine and habits?  You have two real options — throw your hands up and fall completely off the track OR do the best you can with what you have, doing a little better each day. I’ve been traveling this past week...

Recipe Tuesday – Ginger goodness

Unless you live under a rock, ginger is probably not new to you.  It’s a staple ingredient in lots of cuisines like Caribbean, Asian and Indian, among others.  It’s available fresh in the form of a ginger root, powdered or crystalized. I used to NOT be a fan of it but now I look for opportunities to add it to dishes,...

How I lost 20lbs without the treadmill!

It amazes me how often people think there is only one way to lose weight – run a lot of miles outside or spend hours on the treadmill. Steady-state cardio activities like those are generally what I hear and see people do first (and sometimes the ONLY thing) when attempting to lose weight. And I admit, I used to be...

Superfood Hot Chocolate

Welcome to Recipe Tuesday!  I’ve decided to post a new recipe every Tuesday to help you keep your kitchen time fun, interesting and of course, healthy! Since today is Tuesday (also Election Day — get out there and vote!!) I’m going to kick this off with something yummy – a hot chocolate that is loaded with all kinds of goodies....