I was listening to the radio the other day, and the hostess was discussing exercise. She shared news about the latest “ground breaking” science showing that exercise has the maximum calorie-burning benefit if it’s done first thing in the morning, before breakfast. Otherwise, fewer calories are burned, and you’re “not getting as much bang for … More What’s the Point of Exercise, Anyway?
My husband and I were driving through Virginia a few weeks ago, and we stopped for a coffee break along the way. The coffee shop we went to also had a list of their ice cream flavors, one of which was named “Just Ask.” So, we asked…and we found out that it was white chocolate … More Flexible Eating, Flexible Life
A few weeks ago, we drove to the East coast for a late summer vacation. We visited some family, did some camping and hung out around my husband’s old stomping grounds so he could show me where he grew up. I’d never been to Virginia before, and I enjoyed learning about some of the history … More Intuitive Eating vs Boredom Eating
Today I want to talk about bone broth. Bone broth is great; it’s a healthy food, full of protein and minerals, and can be an easy way to add nutrition to foods like soups, or to pack in some nutrition while enjoying a warming, savory snack. In the winter, I get sick of tea, and … More Bone Broth Recipe
When I was growing up, my mom was really nervous about my sister and I standing too close to the microwave. She was afraid that there would be stray radiation when we were heating up food that would be harmful. As a kid, I always loved to watch through the front window as the bubbles … More Some Thoughts About Microwaves