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Chocolate Avocado Mousse

That's right..... I am telling you to eat more chocolate!! But not just any chocolate. Definitely not the confection in the heart shaped box that you may have received for Valentine's day. Although those chocolates may look delicious, they are full of preservatives, sugar and processed cocoa. When it comes to chocolate, go right to

Tips For Mindful Eating

Happy New Year!! A new year often signifies new beginnings After indulging a little (or a lot) through the holidays, January seems to be the time when we think about resolutions, diets, and getting healthy. Recently, I had the pleasure of being a guest speaker on a series of webinars. The topics discussed were diets

Gifts That Give

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. Mine was filled with friends, family and lots of great food! While most of us were still lingering over pumpkin pie, some folks were already at the stores filling their carts with gifts for Christmas. I had to chuckle as I read store ads for Black Friday sales

Tips for roasting vegetables

Although the days are still warm, the cooler mornings tease us into thinking fall will be upon us very soon. I grew up in the Midwest and fall was my favorite season. I have fond memories of trips to the apple orchard for fresh cider, warm pumpkin donuts and bushels of crisp, juicy apples. I have not

My first blog!!!!

Hello and welcome to my blog.   I am so excited to finally start the process of sharing ideas about health and nutrition or whatever I think you might find interesting.  I hope that the information I present will be helpful to you and provide some inspiration in your life. By the way, I think the learning curve on