My latest column for Success Magazine*:
When you think about getting your gut in shape, do you imagine yourself doing countless crunches or other core exercises? While regular exercise can help you keep your waist (and weight) in check, paying attention to gut bacteria—also called the microbiota or microbiome—can also… Read More
Whether you’ve recently hit age 50, are about to (I have 20 months to go!) or celebrated the milestone decades ago, a new book, Food & Fitness After 50: Eat Well, Move Well, and Be Well by Christine Rosenbloom, PhD, RD and Bob Murray, PhD is a great resource. It… Read More
If getting family meals on the table is a struggle, The Healthy Meal Prep Cookbook can make the task less daunting and far more enjoyable. I had the pleasure of interviewing nationally recognized registered dietitian Toby Amidor about her latest cookbook. Read on for her insights, and scroll down for… Read More
Disclaimer: I am a member of Barilla’s Pasta Advisory Council. As always, all opinions are my own. Read my disclosure statement here.
If you want to prepare nutritious and enjoyable family meals, including pasta and pulses can be a great move. Not only do these foods help your children meet… Read More
Whether your kids play sports for fun or camaraderie or pursue athletics in a more serious, goal-oriented way, the new book Fueling Young Athletes (Human Kinetics, 2017) by Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Heather Mangieri is a must read.
I had the pleasure of discussing the book with Mangieri. Read on to… Read More
When I recently asked my friends what precluded them from making healthful dietary changes, their responses included everything from lack of time and laziness to pickiness and thinking change would be too difficult.
The good news is making dietary changes doesn’t need to be drastic to be effective. In a… Read More
If you or someone you know is pregnant, here’s a great new cookbook to help anyone experiencing the joys and occasional discomforts of pregnancy stay nourished and satisfied. Healthy, Happy Pregnancy Cookbook (Atria Books, September 27, 2016) by registered dietitians Stephanie Clarke and Willow Jarosh provides 125 tempting—and tested—recipes. Instead… Read More
Looking for a quick and easy family meal? Here’s one for chicken fajitas from my book, Feed Your Family Right (John Wiley & Sons, Inc).
Cheesy Chicken Fajitas
This is one of my signature dishes that all my boys (including my husband) love. It’s so easy to prepare, with few… Read More
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
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