9 tips for eating sanely during the holidays

I'm a little embarrassed to admit this, ... but Thanksgiving dinner got the better of me this year. My husband and I had for the first time in our lives decided to travel and celebrate with out-of-town relatives. It was exciting for me, especially. It's only the fourth year having "in-laws" for me, and over a [...]

Hold the Salt: Healthy flavoring alternatives

If you have high blood pressure, or have it in your family, or are just trying to reduce the amount of sodium in your diet, I have great news for you - your food doesn't have to be "tasteless!" Try these great alternatives to the salt shaker, and enjoy! https://www.instagram.com/p/BJsntzHBztK/?taken-by=lindseys_platefulofsoul   Did you like this [...]

5 kitchen indicators you might be eating healthy

Sign #1 Dishes are always plentiful in the sink, and washing is done daily.   Sign #2 You use a knife and cutting board at least once (if not more!) a day. Sign #3 Your pantry's nearly empty, but your fridge is packed tight after a grocery shopping trip.   Sign #4 Your medications / [...]

Stressed and cope with food? My Emotional Eating Workshop can help

If you’ve ever struggled with weight loss due to stress and emotional eating, an upcoming local Arizona workshop can help. https://www.instagram.com/p/BIX4kEDhdZw/ My workshop called “Coping with Food: Overcoming Emotional Eating” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Herbalicious of Arizona (423 N Florence St, Casa Grande, AZ 85122). Cost is [...]

Patriotic Pigments: Eat your red, white & blue!

  Looking down at my breakfast this morning, luscious berries in a cushion of oatmeal, I was suddenly overcome with patriotism. Well, at least I was struck by the patriotic resemblance to our nation's red, white and blue banner as Fourth of July nears. And so, I became inspired to talk about the colors in our [...]