Secrets to Eating Less

The pact I made with myself just exploded. My resolve to put better food into my body veered off course — again — with that Lemon Poppyseed Scone behind the counter. After all, I was meeting a new friend for coffee, so I’ll just “start tomorrow.” For sure this time....

Be Kind to your Body. It Serves You Well.

Morning walks are different in my new neighborhood, where nary a person, a bird, or a bambi can be seen. It’s mostly a working neighborhood so all is quiet after a steady flow of cars depart in the morning.   The walk is flatter, more landscaped, and look what...

My Annual Foodie Contribution

I vowed long ago never to include anything food related in my LifeTweaks blog posts. I realize that recipes are the simplest of life tweaks, but the kitchen is my least favorite place to be.  Since I’m coming off a 10-day sickfest and have the brain capacity of a...

Knocking Food Down a Peg

I ponder. The few times that I’ve written about food got more attention than the life tweaks I spend hours composing. Head scratch. How did food get to be so important? Oh, there’s no doubt that good food is divine. The trouble is it’s not the healthy stuff that’s “in...

Blue Plates Cut Calories

Resistance to overeating is futile as the American tradition of holiday baking kicks in this month. It’s too late for tomorrow’s feast, but here’s a suggestion to help you get a grip on calories before the goodie vortex sucks you in: blue plates. This idea may seem...