Craving Kale–7 Ways to Sunday

If we truly “are what we eat” then I should be growing curly, green leaves right about now. Consumed for breakfast, lunch and/or dinner, I just can’t get enough kale. When I mentioned this to a wise and health conscious friend she said to me, “You know, kale is considered the construction workers of the … Continue reading

The F Word

The F-Word Everyone’s talking about it. A mere 3-letter utterance, yet this year’s f-l-u(!) has reached superlative status, prompting the CDC to announce its epidemic proportions and declare cities like Boston a state of health emergency with 700 reported cases. But I say F the flu. I’m so over you and your media blitz and … Continue reading

The Gift of Health–Part 1

This month’s inspiring Guest Editor, plus a heavenly host of good-health hints to get you through the holidays–and beyond Whenever I’m given the opportunity to make a wish (i.e., blowing out candles on a birthday cake, throwing a penny in a fountain, Christmastime) I always ask for the same old thing: good health–and for those … Continue reading

CrossFit–A Call To Arms

A CrossFit gym recently moved into my town and it’s got me completely crossed–and confused. I’m usually pro all walks of fitness as long as it motivates, inspires, and enhances…so my beef with this new workout craze, for the most part is, well, the beef. Never mind (for now) the back-breaking lifting, hamstring-stressing sprints and … Continue reading

What Goes Around Comes Around

My mom, the super(food) hero “Mother knows best” was a hard pill to swallow when I was a teenager but if it weren’t for my mom’s healthy and inspired ways, I’d be probably be taking pills–and washing them down with a Coke and a side of fries. That is to say my mom is the … Continue reading