Vitamin L: “All you need is love.”

Love is incredibly nourishing. You know when you’re in love and you’re so high on the feelings you forget to eat, and you can’t concentrate or think of anything but that new special someone? That feeling of giddiness, happiness, and overflowing YUMMMMMMM is what you get when you have an abundance of Vitamin L. The…… Continue reading Vitamin L: “All you need is love.”

Nourishment: Think Out of the Bottle

The next few blog posts will be about several essential vitamins that are missing from a lot of people’s lives, but they’re not dietary supplements. You cannot buy these at a grocery store, a pharmacy, or from your health practitioner. Unfortunately, there is probably from whom you could buy these vitamins. Fortunately, you can do…… Continue reading Nourishment: Think Out of the Bottle

Mom and Apple Pie (and Brussels Sprouts)

Today is the anniversary of the day my mom decided it was time to push back from the smorgasbord of life after 41 years and walk away from the table. After only a 10-month battle with cancer, she paid the tab and moved on. Wow. It’s hard to believe that was 27 years ago. I…… Continue reading Mom and Apple Pie (and Brussels Sprouts)

Good Things Come in Sevens

I’ve been thinking. A lot. And I think it’s time for me to start blogging about all these thoughts I’ve been having! Stay tuned and come back often. I’ll probably be doing more blogging and sending my enewsletter subscribers the link to my blog so I can have more of a dialog, because that is…… Continue reading Good Things Come in Sevens

Where’s the love in the food?

Here I am back at the keyboard with so much in my head I can’t get it out fast enough. I’ve been doing some thinking about how to get more nutrition out of the food available to most of us. And I have [lots of] questions I’d love to get your feedback on. When we…… Continue reading Where’s the love in the food?

Ayurveda-Keeping Your Cool (Part 3 of 3)

As promised, here’s a list of top 11 things you can do to cool off and balance your pitta this summer. 1. Increase “cool” in your clothing. Wear light cotton and light colors, avoiding red, orange, and yellow close to your face. 2. Add cooling spices like mint, cilantro, and parsley to your food. 3.…… Continue reading Ayurveda-Keeping Your Cool (Part 3 of 3)

Ayurveda-Keeping Your Cool (Part 2)

This is a continuation of our discussion on Ayurveda and how staying in balance can help keep you cool this summer. We went over the three doshas, vata, pitta, and kapha, and what their primary characteristics are. Everyone has aspects of all three, but one or two may feel more predominant to you. The part…… Continue reading Ayurveda-Keeping Your Cool (Part 2)