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RN Advice: Carbohydrates

February 2, 2016 by


Angela asks: Are all carbohydrates bad for you? First, let me explain what is a carbohydrate.  Any food that breaks down into sugars is considered a carbohydrate.  With that being said, that includes a huge range of foods such as breads, chips, pasta, sauces, etc., as well as fruits and vegetables. Carbohydrates are classified as simple or complex.  […]

Kitchen Health

February 3, 2015 by


Healthy people spend time in their kitchen, period. If you really want to improve the quality of your health, you must set the stage for your success.  And center of the health stage is YOUR KITCHEN. Your kitchen is a sacred space that has the power to either nourish or deplete your life. It is […]

Easy Does It – Summer Tips by Mary Ann

June 2, 2014 by


Easy Does It!   Well the weather is finally getting warmer and it’s time to mentally be prepared for summer barbecues & picnics. Picnics- prepare and keep it simple- Have fun! Here’s the start of my food list for 2014 that will make a picnic or barbecue fun. Keep it colorful and you’ll be smiling […]

EAT THIS: The Well-Dressed Salad

April 28, 2012 by


We’re finding an increase of greens and fresh vegetables in the Farmer’s Markets – and this turns our brains to the wonders and versatility of salad.  There is truly no end to the many combinations of possibility – we’re way past the iceburg lettuce and tomato wedges of old! To build a perfect salad, start […]

EAT THIS! Spring Salads

April 1, 2012 by


Nothing celebrates the season like a crunchy, colorful menu full of local fresh produce.  Many of these fresh salads will do double duty as main dishes! Chicken Bok Choy Salad                    Great as a main dish. Ingredients: 6 cups raw bok choy 1 cup carrots, grated 1 […]

EAT THIS: Eat Your Veggies!

September 6, 2010 by


There was a time, in the not-too-distant past, where dinner consisted of meat, potatoes, and vegetables.  Somehow as a culture we have veered so far off that course that folks often do not know how to structure a meal around whole, real foods!  Some of us even believe that the traditional baked potatoe is ‘bad’ […]