Summer Fruit Fascination

I love all kinds of fruits and veggies. But right now I'm all about the summer fruits! Juicy watermelons, ripe, plump cherries, luscious nectarines! (And pineapple, which isn't exactly a summer fruit but I love them anyway!) They don't call fruit, nature's candy for nothing! They tame a sweet tooth and have the added bonus …

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Cook More to Lose Weight

It shouldn't surprise you that to control your weight you have to control how much you put into your pie hole. (Sorry, I just never get to say 'pie hole' nearly enough.) The best fix for this is to eat in more often.¬† (Studies have shown that eating out often increases your waistline).¬† So, that …

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12-Week Challenge Wraps Up

Congratulations, our 12-Week Challenge ended yesterday!!¬† I've gotten great feedback from people on the challenge, thank you for taking the time to contact me. Now, remember waaay back in April I asked you to do the following: Track everything you eat and drink Workout at least 5 times a week for at least 30 minutes …

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When the Vacation is Over

So your vacation is over.¬† You've played in the sun, surf or sand.¬† Traveled to different countries and explored new cultures. Or maybe your vacation was to visit family and friends far and wide.¬† Regardless of what you did or where you went, you most likely relaxed your exercise, eating and drinking habits.¬† It's all …

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Happy Independence Day!

  Today we celebrate our early nation's break from the tyranny of Great Britain (apologies to¬† my mum, British grandmother, aunts, uncles, cousins and the lot)! It's a day for family, parades (shout out to my friend JK who is in charge of a spectacular parade in Larkspur/Corte Madera), bar-be-ques, fried Twinkies and roller coaster …

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Weekly Focus Point – Surviving Fair Food

Happy July!¬† I'm finishing up some work so I can take the boy to our local county fair. In boot-camp today there was discussion on the healthy food choices that you can have at the fair to which I say, "Hell to the No".¬†¬† I don't eat salad at the fair, nor do I eat …

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