Posts From the monthly archives: "June 2010"

John, my husband, and I have been enjoying Meatless Mondays.  We have some favorite vegetarian recipes, and are having fun finding some new ones.  I thought I’d share a couple with you. First, I made Lemon Mint Quinoa Salad last night.  Rather than just the white quinoa, I used white, red, and black.  It…(Read More)

Mindful eating is an area where I continue to hone my skills both personally and professionally.  Recently, I have been reading Eat What You Love Love What You Eat by Michelle May, M.D.  In the first chapter she talks about being in charge, not in control.  At first glance, “in charge” and “in control…(Read More)

Time To Cool Off!


What month is it?  June?  Could have fooled me.  Here in Houston it feels like late July or August.  With the temperatures already rising in to the 90’s with heat indexes in the 100’s, I know I’m looking for ways to stay cool.  This also matters when it is time to prepare…(Read More)

Three Little Words


Eating mindfully can be a great way to achieve and maintain your body’s best weight.  Notice I did not say “ideal” weight.  Your body’s best weight may be higher or lower than what is calculated or found on insurance weight charts.  Our bodies are finely tuned machines.  They need fuel to run.  The…(Read More)

Pay It Forward


My greatest accomplishments shall never be known, perhaps even to me.  Having made someone smile and see the world a bit brighter, having given someone hope for the future, having helped someone see potential inside him or her self that he or she never might have seen otherwise, having helped someone to see just how…(Read More)

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