AGE gracefully

Do you know of someone who ages well?  They seem to know exactly what to do to age gracefully.  They are happy, healthy, care about others and are just fun to be around. This person for me is my mom.  She just turned 91 years old and is just delightful.  Through her actions, she has […]

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New Favorite Recipe

I get in a rut sometimes and make the same meals over and over.  I know how long it takes to fix them and what I need to buy at the store.  It makes mealtime easy.  I try to mix it up and get out of the rut. That is why I am always looking […]

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Be mindful of how you eat

You have all heard the saying you are what you eat.  Have you ever thought about how you eat is just as important?  It is an important factor in nutrition to be mindful of how you eat.  When you are eating, notice your thoughts, feelings and sensations.  Being mindful can impact your health and help […]

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Delicious Ways to Add Vegetables to Your Diet

Do you look for delicious ways to add vegetables to your diet?  Are you looking for ways to focus more on vegetables?  Vegetables are a great go to since they are low in fat, high in nutrients and may reduce the risk of heart disease and certain types of cancer.  Vegetables are just a good […]

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Do You Like to Nibble?

Do you eat only during your three scheduled meals or do you like to eat throughout the day? Do you stick to a specific plan or do you like to nibble? I definitely like to snack. I eat my three meals and then when I am hungry, I will nibble on snacks between meals. When […]

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My Spinach Obsession

Am I over the top when it comes to my spinach obsession?  I love fresh spinach and eat it on everything as evident in Do You Want Spinach With That? I find myself running to the store a few times a week to buy another container of spinach.  Running out or living a day without […]

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Eating Healthy While on a Budget

Many people believe that eating healthy while on a budget is not possible.   That is just not the case.  There are many ways to stay on your budget while eating healthy.  We will look at some strategies. Healthy Ingredients  First, buy healthy ingredients that will help you stick to your budget: (You will notice […]

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Time to Get Back on Track

Do you get off track from your eating goals at times?  I know that I do.  Off Track The most recent time for me was during the recent KC Chiefs Super Bowl.  Today is a new day however and time to get back on track with my normal routine. Picture the scene; we are in […]

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Breakfast Routine

Is your breakfast routine working for you? What do you eat for breakfast?  When do you eat? How much do you eat?  Are you full and have energy for a few hours?  The answer to all these questions is “it depends.”  It depends on you, your body, your activity level, and your muscle mass.  Listen […]

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Women and Nutrition

As you are well aware, women and men have many fitness differences and nutrition is no exception. Women have some special nutritional needs.  I have heard many philosophies on women’s diets.  I am not an expert in any of them.  I just know what I do to maintain my weight.  Here are some tips that […]

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