Eating to Prevent Illness

At the end of last year, I encouraged you to eat more vegetables. Now is the time to cook with winter squash and add greens, canned tomatoes, lots of garlic into soups and stews, especially since they can help you fend off all those nasty bugs going around! With cold and flu season at its peak, it’s more important than ever to be diligent when it comes to your health.

In addition to practicing good hand washing, and getting enough sleep, exercise and fresh air (Did you know many times we get sick simply because we’re cooped up inside sharing germs?), eating immunity-boosting foods really CAN give you a leg-up in the illness-prevention game. Continue reading “Eating to Prevent Illness”

Christmas and NYE recap

Last year’s Christmas build-up and celebration were a bit of a blur, as these things tend to be the older we get.  While I don’t aspire to be one of those women who are finished shopping by Dec. 1, I do dream of a day I’m not racing around Christmas Eve morning running errands.  There’s always next year… Continue reading “Christmas and NYE recap”

EAT. MORE. VEGGIES.

If I’m honest, a New Year’s Resolution is the furthest thing from my mind right now. However, might I offer a suggestion to those of you who are still Christmas shopping and also not thinking about healthy habits in 2019? Continue reading “EAT. MORE. VEGGIES.”