‘real food’

It Happened This Week – Anorexia’s Collateral Damage, Taco Bell’s “Meat”, and a Blueberry Scandal

By Chef Lisa

Marie Caro, mother of model Isabelle Caro, took her own life last week, reportedly due to the guilt she felt over Isabelle's death last November from complications due to anorexia.  In an article for The Observer, Barbara Ellen discusses a mother's guilt over her daughter's disease and whether parents of children with eating disorders should be held accountable for their […] Read more »

Meet The Natives – USA

By Cindy Bishop

Run; don’t walk, to The Travel Channel on Sunday nights at 10 o’clock and Meet The Natives! This show is absolutely fabulous. Meet the Natives is a documentary which originated in England (London to be exact), and was received with so much love the Travel Channel in it’s wisdom decided to import its fab-ness across the pond. The documentary is about five hand-picked tribesmen […] Read more »

Incomprehensible Abundance

Our New 3-Day Healthy Weight & Health Program: Food as Medicine

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

We’re so excited to announce Food as Medicine, our new healthy weight and health program at Green Mountain.  We’re introducing it as part of a 3-day workshop January 6-9, 2010, which may make it easier both financially and time-wise for many women. It’s the outcome of looking closely at why some women, no matter how hard they try, continue to […] Read more »

Food as Medicine

Healthy Recipe Thursday! Mock Sushi Appetizer

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Early November is menu-planning time.  What are we going to serve at Thanksgiving and all those parties and special meals we’ll be enjoying through New Year’s?  If you’re like me, I’m often challenged with new ideas for appetizers — things that I really want to eat.  Being a nutritionist, I’m also always thinking about healthy eating but not at the […] Read more »


Healthy Recipe Thursday! Italian Chicken & Insight on Ingredients

By Marsha Hudnall MS, RDN, CD

Today’s recipe — well, more of a recipe idea — comes from friend and colleague Laura Lagano, MS, RD, CDN, an expert in using food as medicine, something she learned well in raising a child with developmental disorders. After a recent stay at her house, I can attest to her finesse with food and nutrition.  She knows how to enjoy […] Read more »