paleo

Do What Works for You

2018-09-11T18:47:58+00:00 September 11th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

At some point in your life, you or someone you know has probably tried a fad diet. Just as you’re constantly bombarded with fad workouts (hello, Zumba and spinning!), the same goes for dieting. And trust me, I’m not knocking Zumba. It’s just that I was born with two left [...]

Sugar in my mayo – say it isn’t so!

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“I’m sugar-free!” you say as you dollop sweet chili sauce all over your chicken breast.   Believe it or not, sauces are one of the sneakiest hiding places for sugar. And, to top it off, some of the recommended serving sizes are just 5g per serving – so when you look [...]

Keeping Your Mind Sharp With Food – and yes, Wine!!

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 October 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I would say my diet is a cross between Paleo and the Mediterranean diets. I do eat cheese but in moderation and I don't eat red meat. I also fast intermittently. This works for me. The fasting seems to keep the dreaded brain fog at bay and kicks up my [...]

‘Tis the season for Winter Squash!

2018-01-08T22:44:27+00:00 September 6th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I love the taste of winter squashes and their nutritional value: protein, vitamin, niacin, copper, vitamin C, vitamin K, magnesium, potassium, manganese...the list goes on and on. And there are so many simple ways to cook them. You can brush them with EVOO and bake them. You can slice them [...]

Best Pesto Salmon Ever! quite possibly…

2018-01-08T22:45:23+00:00 July 25th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

I tried this recipe last night and have to say, it may be one of my favorites! The pesto turned my salmon into a 5 Star meal! This dairy-free pesto is heavy on pistachio nuts and light on basil. A touch of garlic, basil and lemon zest and blended together [...]