Category Archives: Healthy Lifestyle

Win a Puffins Cereal Prize Pack!

You may have seen the new “Pass the Puffins” commercials airing recently. In celebration of the “Pass the Puffins” theme, Barbara’s Bakery is excited to offer a Pass the Puffins Prize Pack to my readers. When it comes to nutrition, … Continue reading


Processed Food: Not all bad

Think banning all processed foods from you and your family’s diet is the only way to ensure you’re eating healthy?  Well you may want to think again.  Certainly there are many highly processed foods out there that you and your … Continue reading


In the Kitchen: Get Me Some Green–Roasted Corn & Avocado Salsa Recipe

I was recently fortunate enough to sample a Hass avocado from Paradise Grove in Ventura, California.  Now, not being a big guacamole fan, I’m always looking for interesting ways to use this bumpy, green fruit.  One thing I love is actually mashing … Continue reading

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EarthDay and the Healthy Family

As another Earthday rolls around, I’m reminded of how much nutrition and a clean earth can be connected.  And of course, it provides more opportunties to teach our children how to keep themselves and and our home planet healthy.  Here are just a … Continue reading


Some Things Can’t Be Planned For

So, the basic premise of my latest book, When to Eat What, is all about planning ahead so that you don’t find yourself stuck in difficult food situations.  A fair amount of the book is spent giving ideas of how … Continue reading


No More Losing Resolutions

Lose weight.  No fast food.  Cut out cookies.  Skip the chips.  With negative-sounding goals like these is it any wonder that most New Year’s resolutions don’t make it past February? I’ve found that people are much more likely to stick with … Continue reading


Give the Gift of Good Eating–Part 2

For those of you looking to give books to help your loved ones eat and live healthier, there is shortly no shortage on the market.  Here are a few of my favs, in no particular order: The Flexitarian Diet: The … Continue reading