Monthly Archives: November 2012

Winter Squash

As the weather gets colder and we start to approach the holidays, my diet shift a bit. I start craving different foods and as certain fruits and vegetables come into season ,and it’s fun to change up the meal routine a bit, right?

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Favorite Foods, Nutrition Tips, What I'm Eating

Quinoa Confessions

As you can tell, I am relatively new to blogging. Given my interests in nutrition, wellness and fitness, I had so many people encourage me to start writing and that’s how this blog came to be.

I always knew I couldn’t write a food blog – as much as I enjoy eating and talking about healthy, nutritious foods – I am not that great at preparing them.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Misc

Patriotic Duties, Oatmeal and Some Muscle Talk

First thing this morning, I went out and voted (hope you did too). And by the time I got back, I was cold and really hungry. So, I put together a huge bowl of oatmeal.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Fitness

Nutrient Density

If you are cruising through your local Whole Foods you may notice that many of the produce items have a numerical “ANDI” score and are tagged with the “Health Starts Here” signs. For a long time I didn’t pay attention to this until one day I took another look and realized that ANDI actually meant something and wasn’t Whole Foods just trying to tout their whole foodiness.

wait, there’s more!

Leave a comment

Filed under Nutrition Tips, Superfoods

tis the season for…

PUMPKINS!

As soon as a hint of fall rolls around, all I want to do is frolic through a pumpkin patch, go apple picking and jump through a pile of leaves. Given the fanaticism for things like pumpkin spice lattes, I think I am not alone in these sentiments.

Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under Misc