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Great (Unrealistic) Expectations

I’ve been feeling a little crazed lately, and despite a wicked ear infection, there seemed to be something else driving the feeling. After a few minutes of reflection, I came up with what it was. I like to refer to it now as the Crazy Making Glaze episode or Achieving Inner Peace Through Three Weeks

Green Beans with Red Bell Peppers, Pine Nuts, and Fresh Basil

Start your herb gardens now!  This colorful recipe takes advantage of fresh basil leaves to create a sensational summer sidedish.  More recipes are available each month from the Healthy Woman Today Newsletter, which is produced by the US Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women’s Health.  (Makes 5 servings)    1 pound fresh

Indulge Yourself – New York Style Cheesecake

Cooking Light – what a great magazine for delicious healthy recipes. I don’t think I’ve ever taken a recipe from their pages that wasn’t delicious. Last week I posted about the food cravings I’ve been having lately and one of my favorite foods I neglected to include was New York style cheesecake. Good Grief, who

Managing Middle-Aged Spread

I recently received Miriam Nelson’s monthly e-letter that cites results from the SHE study (Strong, Healthy Empowered). It was done to determine whether regular strength training would prevent increases in total body fat and intra-abdominal (belly) fat in women. It grabbed my interest because after going through menopause, let’s just say I’ve noticed a slight

Garden Pizzas

This recipe, courtesy of is a high-fiber yet great-tasting twist on the typical pizza dough – and the kids will love it, too!  It’s a perfect way to keep the family on a healthy eating lifestyle, and it’s also fun to make together. (Makes 4 Individual Pizzas) 2/3 cup warm water (105°F-115°F) One  1/4-ounce