Welcome Back! Reflections on the summer and the start of a new year

Well hello! It’s been ages since I posted here, and I decided that today was as good a day as any to get back at it. It’s been a whirlwind of a summer. From the end of June to mid-August, I had the thrill of running Rainbow Plate programs for over 600 kids! I visited some of the city’s best camps, schools and child care centers, and had the pleasure of working with amazing...
read more

The Healthiest Ingredient For Your Holiday Meal

I originally posted this a while back, when Easter and Passover coincided. I think the sentiment still rings true today, with “Thanksgivingukkah” on our doorstep! This is a busy time of year for so many of us.  Passover begins tomorrow evening, and Easter arrives on Friday.  Like most holidays, food plays a central role in both of these celebrations.  In case you haven’t...
read more

Rainbows Are Good For Your Heart (plus a simple recipe!)

With all the worrying this week about being perfect and about whose job it is to supervise what’s in school lunches, I thought we could all use a bit of good news today. Yes folks, a new study has added to the weight of evidence saying that rainbows are good for your heart!  Okay, in slightly more scientific terms, researchers from the Minneapolis Heart Institute Foundation presented their...
read more

This Is What Perfect Looks Like

Are you surprised?  Were you expecting a model with flawless skin and washboard abs? Perhaps a picture of rosy-cheeked children seated at the table, happily munching away on kale salad and grilled salmon?   Nope.  Step up and take a good, long look in the mirror.  Be sure to angle it out to capture all that’s around you: – your home and your family; no matter what happens to be...
read more

The Power of Soup -and the only recipe you need!

  Brr! There’s a chill in the air around here, and it’s been drizzling on and off for several days. To me, that only means one thing: SOUP! Maybe you’ve started to notice a trend developing. This isn’t the first soup recipe I’ve posted in the past few weeks, and I promise, it won’t be the last!   I’ve mentioned before that I’m a huge believer...
read more


Facebook

Twitter