As many of you know, I have taught mindful eating through a class called Eat for Life for 15 years, so I am familiar with the topic. However, I just had the privilege and enjoyment of taking a mindful eating program with someone else. Chef Marcella Friel has a course on Shambhala Online called Mindful
I was talking to a wellness colleague of mine yesterday about advertising my Eat for Life classes starting in May and she said “People don’t want to think about being healthy right now.” That statement really took me by surprise. And, I’m not sure it’s accurate, at least not in my own life and in
Yes, anything you bring your attention to turn it into a meditation—even Halloween! So, let me tell you a little story and share my meditation on Halloween. Last year for the very first time I was struck by the irony of me giving out full size, sugary candy bars to innocent children as they paraded
The best recipes for me are ones that are easy and quick to make, good for you, and delicious—my idea of “healthy fast food.” So, when I find a new recipe that fits all of those categories, I have to share it with you. I first had this dish when I visited my niece, Sarah,
This is the week in my mindful eating class where I suggest that people eat food that honors their taste buds, their body, and the environment. What does that mean? To me, it means eating food that puts a smile on my face and food that is local, organic, and seasonal as much as possible. I went
I recently had the good fortune of spending a Saturday morning cooking lunch with my good friend and fabulous chef, Martha. I’d asked her if she would cook up something with me once a month that I could share with my readers. So this is my first “Cooking with Martha” blog and I hope there
To stay excited about eating, I save up my pennies and go out to eat once in a while in places that know how to make really good food. It helps me remember to be a more creative cook, and it helps me remember how incredible food can taste from the hands of a really good chef.
Last week I received a Change.org petition to ask Kraft to stop using dangerous food dyes in our mac & cheese. Apparently Kraft does not use Yellow 5 and Yellow 6 in the mac & cheese they sell in other countries, including the UK, because of consumer outcry. I signed the petition and you can too