Asparagus Soup

1 tbsp of coconut oil 3 green onions, sliced – fresh from the garden! 3 small red potatoes, cubed– organic preferred ¾ of a bunch of asparagus, cleaned, broken into pieces 1 quart of organic chicken broth ½ cup of water   Melt coconut oil in soup pot over medium heat Saute onions in pot […]

Diet or lifestyle change?

Since diet has become a bad word, many people have changed over to ‘lifestyle change’.  But how do you know which you are doing? Here’s my opinion. If you’re doing it to lose weight, it’s a diet.  If you’re doing it to improve your health, it’s a lifestyle change. If you really want to know why […]

Snacking that lasts

Most snacks are grain based, sugar based, or just plain high in calories. Here’s an idea.  Season and bake up some beans or peas.  Loaded with fiber, they have staying power.  They are also low in fat and calories. 15 oz can of beans/peas, drained and well-rinsed 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 […]

Vegetarian or Paleo?

The Paleo diet is gaining popularity right now.  Not surprising as we were due for another surge in nutritional theory. I just want to say that nobody really knows what diet is best.  There are a lot of theories, and a lot of convincing theories.  There are lots of research papers that support different diets […]

The Path to Permanent Weight Loss

I loved teaching the Learn How to Eat, Not How to Diet program.  Every week I was giving the wonderful gift of being with people who so openly shared their struggles and successes with eating and body image. The program is on hiatus until I figure out how to share my thoughts and ideas about […]