Full-O-Meter

Full-O-Meter

The other day I was driving on the freeway and when I looked down to check my speed, I was shocked to see that the dial for my speedometer was all the way to the right at 120 mph. I…

Freedom

Freedom

Last week I brought up the F-Word Fat, but today I want to look at another word that starts with F (though certainly not an F-word, but rather the contrast). In noticing the feelings, attributes, and judgments associated with Fat,…

The F-Word

The F-Word

Fat. The new F-Word.   Fat has become such a powerful word–a cuss word. People use it to put others down a la “I can’t believe she’s so fat!”. People use it to curse themselves: “I’m so fat!”   Fat…

Enough

Enough

Enough. It’s a difficult word to describe. Its meaning can differ from person to person and from situation to circumstance. When it comes to food, enough can appear a mystery. What is enough? When have I had enough? It depends…

National Almond Day…and a Giveaway!

National Almond Day…and a Giveaway!

UPDATE: This giveaway is over. Thanks to those who commented. The winner of the Almond Bundle is Lauren who commented “Almonds are my favorite nut! I add sliced almonds to my oatmeal/ yogurt, snack on raw almonds with dried fruit,…

It’s Not a Pie

It’s Not a Pie

Oftentimes, we use math to back ourselves into a corner. And this is basic math which makes it easier for us all to do this.   When Life Is A Pie… We look at life like a pie. I only…

Were You Good Today?

Were You Good Today?

I hear a lot of talk that goes along these lines: “I was good today–I did my exercise.” “I was bad today–I was lazy and didn’t get to the gym.” “I was good today–I only ate a salad for lunch.”…

One Size Fits One

One Size Fits One

New Year’s Resolutions Going into the new year, I hear the same resolutions being repeated: lose weight, exercise more, eat less carbs, eats less fat, eat less sugar, have self-control, stay motivated, blah, blah, blah. If this was all there…

The Spirit of Giving

The Spirit of Giving

During the month leading up to Christmas, there is always the hustle and bustle of preparing for the holidays–getting a tree, decorating, baking, hosting parties, going to parties, buying gifts, making trips to see relatives. It is easy to get…

Guest Post: Chow and Chatter – Maple Shortbread Cookies

Guest Post: Chow and Chatter – Maple Shortbread Cookies

I am happy to present a holiday cookie recipe from my dear friend Rebecca Subbiah, RD LDN that we want you enjoy without guilt! For more from Rebecca, follow her on Twitter or check out all the great resources on…