Help to educate kids to eat healthier. My nonprofit of choice:

I found my charity of choice finally. "Snack Smart Program for kids teaches kids to eat healthier  and life a healthy lifestyle.Vote for #chicago children.  in the #pepsirefresh contest. You can vote everyday until 2/28Elizabeth Hannan

Ricotta gnocchi with lemon and thyme butter (and a lentil frittata)

I started making this ricotta gnocchi at about 8.30pm on Tuesday night, and we ate at around 10pm... The late start was due to too much wine and 'mucking about' (as my gran likes to say), and the late eating time was due to, well, more wine. I'm not entirely sure you needed to know that, but there it is. ...more

Your Perfect Diet

Recipe for Life: Nutrition - Health - Personal Development

Training our children's palates with healthy foods

When I first introduced my children to food when they were infants, there was a lot that they truly enjoyed, and none of it had any sugar or salt added. It was all they knew, and they were thrilled. I even made the food myself, and still did not add any seasonings to improve upon the flavor....more

The Truth About The Taco Bell Drive-Thru Diet

A woman named Christine Dougherty claims she lost 54 pounds making smarter choices at the Taco Bell drive-thru....more

Involving your families in the Eat Local Challenge

This week, the Eat Local Challenge asks participants to look at how to expand the challenge to families....more

3 Surprising Negative Effects of Overeating

The obvious negative effects of overeating are extra weight and jeopardized health. Most people are well aware of these negative effects. But overeating affects so many other aspects of your life, too.  As a psychiatrist who has worked with overeaters for decades, I understand that if you’re an overeater, there is so much more at stake than just your weight. ...more

Healthy Eating

A sound dietary strategy is an integral part of any health and fitness regimen.  Whether your desire is to gain, lose or maintain your current weight, healthy eating habits are a critical component in realizing your goal. ...more