A Snow Day

Today's weather certainly let us know that winter is not done with us yet! The Pittsburgh area got three inches of snow starting right at the morning rush hour and ran the gamut of freezing rain and then just rain. We got a little more than that. We ended up with five...

Recipe – Delicious Lentil Soup

This soup was was created on Wednesday from ingredients I had on hand when we took a snow day due to the nasty, five inches of snow that started to hit right at rush hour and finished up with freezing rain and then finally just rain. It really doesn't follow your...

Heartburn, Causes and Cures

Living with Heartburn? You may not have to. The odds are that you or someone you know experiences heartburn. Around half of North American adults experience it at least once per month. Somewhere between 10-20% have it at least once per week! But do you have to live...

Getting More Veggies into Your Diet

It may be a bit expected for a Health Coach to be telling you to get more veggies into your diet, but let's talk about some fun ways to make getting veggies into your daily routine easier.  Let's face it, most people struggle with getting the recommended daily...

Essential Oils to Help Beat Brain Fog

You may be wondering how essential oils can help with brain fog? Well the sense of smell is a very powerful sense indeed. Have you ever gotten a whiff of something, a perfume, certain cookies baking or a flower, and you are immediately taken back to a time of...

Gluten-Free Super Bowl Party

Are you invited to a Super Bowl party on Sunday? Are you worried that there won't be anything there for you to eat? Check out this blog post from a few years back. Or are you hosting the festivities and want to have a gluten-free Super Bowl party, but are afraid that...

Fad Diets Don’t Work!

What diet fads have you fallen for that haven't worked?  Have you found any that has? People, especially women, have been trying to control our eating habits in crazy strict ways for centuries. Fad diets have been around since the beginning of time, and some of them...

Do You Suffer from Brain Fog?

Does it feel like you're walking around in a complete fog some days?  Maybe you've been feeling sluggish (physically and mentally), forgetful, or just generally scatter-brained.  Is this you? If you're nodding your head, I hear you.  I suffer from this as well, and it...