Posted in Nutrition
10/18 2012

Treating A Child’s ADHD Through Diet (Part II)

Though I usually advocate baby steps as a means to adopt a healthier lifestyle, sometimes more drastic measures are required. When serious medical issues afflict us or our children, skipping the chips may not do the trick. I recently interviewed Samantha, mother of two, whose 8-year old child was diagnosed with ADHD. After eighteen months of disillusionment with medication, she Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
10/16 2012

Treating a Child’s ADHD Through Diet (Part I)

                Though I usually advocate baby steps as a means to adopt a healthier lifestyle, sometimes more drastic measures are required. When serious medical issues afflict us or our children, skipping the chips may not do the trick. I recently interviewed Samantha, mother of two, whose 8-year old child was Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
10/1 2012

Step Into a Healthier Fall with Meatless Mondays

This is the fourth post in a series on stepping into a healthier fall. Turning life upside down may result in short-term and short-lived gains, but baby steps, well executed, go a long way towards making you a happier, healthier person. If one of your behemoth health goals is to eat better, you may not even Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
09/18 2012

Skip the Chips – Step into a Healthy Fall

As I mentioned in greater depth last week, baby steps can go a long way in developing healthy habits that stick. If you turn your life upside down to eat better or exercise more, you may end up right back where you started. There’s only so much change our bodies can handle at one time! Read More

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08/22 2012

Feed Kids So They Have Energy and Feel Good

I always say I’m a lucky mom for many reasons – among these, Luke is a very even-keeled boy. Not too moody. Generally happy. He laughs a lot and is fun to be around, unless he doesn’t get enough sleep or hasn’t eaten in a long time. Part of his disposition I can safely attribute Read More

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05/29 2012

Feeding the Family – FAST

Tennis season has arrived, or whatever summer sport you may happen to enjoy. Many of you may also have children who participate in baseball, soccer, swimming and/or flag football, all of which seem to start at 6 p.m. On nights like these, you may have an urgent need to get the family fed –fast! Though Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
04/23 2012

Chicken with Watercress Salad and Guacamole

I have gotten to enjoy my fair share of heat in the last week – first while running the Boston Marathon and later when I returned home to record temperatures in Boise. This is when a nice dinner salad hits the spot, along with a cold beer, of course. This dish is inspired by Jamie Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
04/17 2012

Eat to Feel Good and Find Balance in Life

Later this week, I’ll be speaking to a group of ladies in lovely Bozeman, Montana, as part of Montana State’s College of Business Women’s Circle of Excellence. I’ll be sharing my words of wisdom on how to achieve work/life balance in today’s harried pace. Given that during the past two months I have bought a Read More

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Posted in Nutrition
04/11 2012

Quick Fixes in Small Spaces: Spaghetti Casserole

As I mentioned earlier in the week, we have bought a new house and will be moving in mid-May. We have also moved out of our soon-to-be old home and are staying in a 1-room studio apartment. Though our “palace” has a kitchen, it is not fully stocked as recommended in Eat In Not Out. Read More

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04/10 2012

Quick Fixes In Small Spaces – Chicken Fajitas

We bought a new house and will be moving in mid-May. We have also moved out of our soon-to-be old home in order to garner greater interest (and higher price!). In the interim, we are staying in a 1-room studio apartment. Though our “palace” has a kitchen, it is not fully stocked as recommended in Read More

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