Beware the false prophet – Health and exercise gurus

Do you have experts you would recommend? Leave it in the comments below! Since many of you may set new goals in the new year for health and fitness, I wanted to talk about health and exercise gurus that you may find online. Anyone these days can call themselves anything they want without much consequence. [...]

Weight Maintenace – The struggle is real

I'm writing this today because weight maintenance is becoming a struggle. For 2.5 years, I had no trouble maintaining my weight. I had everything figured out. My diet was on track with a variety of food I love. My workouts were hard and fun. However, over the last year or so, everything changed. First, perimenopause [...]

Slow and steady wins the race when it comes to weight loss

I am acting in my husbands movie project this week, so I won't be cooking. I actually made Hoppin' John and Polish Bigos for my mom and the other actor ahead of time. That way I wasn't responsible for dinner every night and we had something healthy and homemade. This week I decided to talk [...]

Happy New Year! Why regular gym-goers despise New Year’s resolution folks at the gym.

Happy New Year! Hopefully by now you know to skip the resolutions. I know when someone makes a resolution at New Years, they will be over it by February. That's why I wanted to extend the conversation from last year. I talked about skipping a gym membership and the benefits of working out at home. [...]

Give a Second Chance to Cottage Cheese

Have you eaten cottage cheese lately?  Most of you probably haven't.  It's outdated.  Your mother and grandmother's diet food.  You probably saw them eat it a long time ago and associated it with boring health food.  I'm here to tell you to give it a second chance.  Why?  Because it is actually inexpensive, great protein, [...]

Tabasco Braised Chicken, Chickpeas and Kale

I saw Tabasco in the title of the recipe and I couldn't help but check it out.  Yes, this recipe from Foodie Crush was sponsored by Tabasco for a challenge.  That doesn't  make it bad.  Tabasco sauce is a hot sauce I love because it adds just the right amount of heat and flavor.  I [...]