Well Fed, Healthy and Happy

I came home to a special package from Melissa Joulwan.  If you aren’t familiar with her, she’s the author of the popular blog The Clothes Make the Girl, which is now renamed to just her name alone and her Well Fed book series.  I’ve been more »

Easy Roasted Chicken

I’m committed to cooking dinner more as a way to eat healthier once again. Yesterday, I made a roasted chicken using a long ago bought, but never used Dutch Oven.  I had no idea how easy cooking and cleaning up it could be. Here’s the more »

Personalized Diets Work Best

It’s January, which means we are all being bombarded with lots of articles about how to get healthier, more fit, which diet works best etc… Keep in mind that new research suggests that there is no one diet approach that fits all.  A few months ago, more »

New Year: Time for a Healthy Reset

We decided to adopt a puppy. We have been thinking about it for a while – and the kids are at an age where they can help at least a little with him. So, without further ado – Meet StormTrooper aka Trooper. He’s a 5 month more »

When I eat like Crap, I feel like Crap

I’ve been struggling with my food choices the past few weeks and it has reminded me that when you eat like shit, you feel like shit.  I’ve been so locked up in my head – not feeling my best – and it has translated to purposely not acknowledging more »

Is Dairy Causing Your Eczema?

The Connection Between Eczema and Eating Dairy A few weeks ago I was talking to a friend of mine about her recent case of eczema. I immediately said it’s probably dairy. She said that’s what her doctor said too  Fast forward to this morning, before our 6A more »

Hurray! It’s National Kale Day!

Today we celebrate National Kale Day! A few of the benefits mentioned in Top 10 Health Benefits of Eating Kale include: Kale is low in calorie, high in fiber and has zero fat. Kale is high in iron. Kale is a great anti-inflammatory food. Read This Life Lessons: Harvard, more »

Boxing: Getting In The Ring To Work On Technique

It was only me and another guy for boxing this morning which meant that Coach Mike had us work in the ring instead of on the heavy bag. It is so much harder to spar with your instructor – so much harder! Not only do you more »

Whole 30: Resources and Information

Fall is around the corner and the change of season is a good time to make healthy changes in your life, like taking on the Whole 30 challenge. If you want to look into the Whole 30 approach, Melissa over at The Clothes Make the Girl more »

Did You know? Certain Foods Create Mucus

Although losing an hour in the spring is tough, I feel more energized and in the mood to organize. I have committed to going through closets in the next month and getting them situated. Let’s hope this energy is a sign that my winter blues more »