Farmers’ Markets Offer a Taste of Fall

Autumn is almost upon us! I am so excited, because this means a cornucopia of fresh, crisp, juicy, and flavorful fruits and veggies. ‘Tis the season of apples, peaches, pears, peas, sweet potatoes, carrots, and squash, just to name a few of my favorites.  Also worth noting is that the stars of the cruciferous family … Continue reading

Guilt-Free Raspberry Margaritas

I have a friend who recently told me that they refuse to drink calories – no juice, no smoothies, no lattes, no milkshakes… It’s their new way to cut calories and shed pounds. In my opinion, this is can be pretty good idea. Beverages can add tons of calories to your day without much nutritional … Continue reading

Maddie & Bella Coffee Co: A Fresh Spin on Coffee Creamer

Hey, Good Looking! Hope this Monday treated you well! Today was an incredibly mild day here in Chicago…the temperature got up to 72 degrees. I’m no meteorologist, but that seems a bit unusual for December… Other than being mystified by the weather, I posted on the Maddie & Bella Coffee Co.’s blog about a topic … Continue reading

Not All Greek Yogurts are Created Equal

By now, if you haven’t heard about the craze surrounding Greek yogurt, you’ve at least probably noticed the influx of it in the dairy aisle at your grocery store. The hulabaloo is not without merit – the best of the Greek yogurts pack a lot more protein than regular yogurt (more than double in some … Continue reading

NourishRDs: Great Blog!

NourishRDs is a great blog by two registered dietitians. They have great posts with wonderful information, ranging from healthy tips to recipes. Most recently, here’s my favorite: Hidden Beauty in Foods . You should check it out!

Making the Joys of Coffee More Joyful

Here’s something I take for granted: My morning latte is healthy. Most people’s morning lattes/coffees are NOT healthy. All those saturated fats from 2% or whole milk or creamers…all those unnecessary added sugars from syrups and creamers… STOP THE MADNESS! I LOVE my morning coffee for many reasons: It gives me that delightful caffeine boost. … Continue reading

Eating Healthy in College: Setting the Mood

I learned a lot in my time at Ohio State about how to eat healthy as a college student, probably enough tips for at least ten posts. For now, I will limit it to five tips and say To Be Continued… The tips today are mainly about setting yourself up to eat healthy (the tips … Continue reading