Posted in August 2012

Eggplant a la Husband

Eggplant is not one of those vegetables (well actually it’s a fruit) that I grew up eating. No reason, it was just rare in our household. I mean you don’t typically hear kids say “Hey mom, I’m craving eggplant!” It was in college where I first encountered an eggplant dish, when my roommate went on … Continue reading

Stress Reducing Foods

If you are like me, stress has a way of creeping into your life whether you like it or not! Check out these awesome stress reducing foods from WebMD.

How Does Your Body Measure Up??

So, if you watch the news at all then you are probably very aware that the nation is becoming obese. A recent study has shown that by 2030, 42% of Americans will be obese. So look around… do you see two other people? Ok out of the three of you, there is no doubt that … Continue reading

Spinach Strawberry Salad

Spinach Strawberry Salad (serves 4): 10 oz of spinach ~10 strawberries 1/3 cup low-fat feta cheese crumbles 1/4 cup slivered almonds 1/3 cup dried cranberries Salt Dressing (1 serving= 2 Tbsp, makes about 7 servings): 1 Tbsp poppy seeds 1/3 cup olive oil 3 Tbsp sugar 1 Tbsp Worcestershire sauce 1/4 cup white wine vinegar … Continue reading


In the health world, moderation is a word repeated far too often in order to get some sort of vital point across. Sweets in moderation, alcohol in moderation, everything in moderation… but what does moderation REALLY mean? Merriam- Webster defines moderate as: To lessen the intensity or extremeness of Aka: Don’t binge out on Oreos … Continue reading