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Food, Fitness & Fiction Spring 2016

To see what’s new on the Food, Fitness & Fiction blog and learn what I’ve been up to as of late, please check out the summer 2016 issue of Food, Fitness & Fiction right here. Hope to connect with you on social media and that you have a safe, enjoyable… Read More
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Today in YA: A Q & A with Author Caragh O’Brien

The following post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributor Josh Flores (pictured above). Caragh O’ Brien is the bestselling author of both the Birthmarked Trilogy as well as the recently released The Vault of Dreamers series. O’ Brien’s writing is both thrilling as well as haunting. While she writes… Read More
Jen Haugen’s new book, “The Mom’s Guide to a Nourishing Garden,” is now available through Amazon. Eric Johnson/photodesk@austindailyherald.com

The Mom’s Guide to a Nourishing Garden

Thinking of starting your own garden? I have just the book for you. Designed for the harried mom who craves simplicity and balance in her life, the new book, The Mom’s Guide to a Nourishing Garden, by registered dietitian nutritionist Jen Haugen shows readers why gardening together as a family… Read More
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YALLWEST 2016: An Interview with Jennifer Niven

The following post by Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Josh Flores was written in collaboration with Germ Magazine. YALLWEST 2016 was extraordinary. From ARC giveaways to exclusive author keynotes, the event was everything book lovers could have dreamed of, and more. I enjoyed meeting so many passionate book fans,… Read More
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New Book Helps Wives Help Their Diabetic Spouses

When I heard about the new book, The Diabetic and the Dietitian: How to Help Your Husband Defeat Diabetes…Without Losing Your Mind or Marriage by Ellen Albertson, PhD, MS, RDN and her husband, Michael Albertson (pictured below), I knew it would be a must-read—not only for the millions of women… Read More
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Eating Seeds: Five Ways to Fit Them In

In the new book, The Need for Seeds – How to Make Seeds an Everyday Food in your Healthy Diet, dietitian Jane Dummer explains the numerous health and nutrition benefits of chia seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, pumpkin seeds, quinoa, sesame seeds and sunflower seeds. Her book includes the science… Read More
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Three Eating Tips to Help You Get Ready for Summer

Disclaimer: I’ve partnered with Planters Peanuts. As always, all opinions are my own. Please read my disclosure statement here. With spring in full swing and summer just a few shorts weeks away, if you’re anything like me you’ve begun to clean up and organize everything from your overstuffed closets and… Read More
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Highly Illogical Behavior: Q & A with John Corey Whaley

The following post by Food, Fitness & Fiction contributing editor Josh Flores was written in collaboration with Germ Magazine. Over the course of my recent YALLWEST 2016 adventure, I was able to meet so many wonderful authors and readers—by far my favorite part of the event. From getting to personally… Read More
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Black, Paige & Bardugo, Oh My! A YALLWEST Roundup

The following post is from Food, Fitness & Fiction contributor Amber Lee. SO sad to have missed YALLWEST this year (it was my 14-year-old son’s birthday), but so glad Amber could attend. YALLWEST 2016 was amazing. From the minute I arrived, I could see Margaret Stohl (author of Beautiful Creatures… Read More
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Writers on Writing: Q & A with Jo Knowles

I had the pleasure of meeting Jo Knowles at a Vermont College of Fine Arts Writing Novels for Young People Retreat more than a year ago. Relatively new to the children’s book world, I could tell she was a pro and I immediately bought a few of her books. I… Read More