5 ways to get more fruits and veggies

These days, most of us know that it’s important to be eating lots of fruits and veggies. Sometimes it difficult to get these all in, even more so if we have picky eaters in the house.  The current USDA recommendation are 7-13 servings each day though there probably...

Water, my favorite “cocktail”

Someone emailed me with the suggestion to do a blog post about light cocktail recipes.   Personally, I’m still in weight-loss mode, and alcohol at 7 calories/gram does not fit into my daily plan.  I look at alcohol as a treat.  Something to have on a rare...

Is lack of sleep hurting your weight loss efforts?

So you have changed your diet, ditched the junk food, and now consider the gym your second home, but the needle on the scale seems to be stuck.  While it’s always a good idea to have someone else take a look at your food journal and exercise plan, it might just be the...