Tag Archives: nutrition

Why I’m Keen on Quinoa

Since the advent of the word “foodies” back in the 1980s (yes, I looked up its origin, and that’s as reliable as any I could find), it sometimes feels that as a nation, when we aren’t obsessed with who wore … Continue reading

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Being Well: Why a Visit to the Farmers’ Market is Good for You

How often do you get a text from your farmer to say that one of their Jersey milk cows was about to calf? And their blueberries are almost ready for picking? My farmer friend, Denise, sends me texts regularly to keep … Continue reading

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Alternative Medicine: Many thoughts, many ways

Forgive me for what is bound to be a circuitous blog post. It all started when I was surfing the web (isn’t that how a lot of disjointed thoughts get started?) and realized that a theme has emerged over the … Continue reading

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Take a (Caprese) Bite Out of Holiday Entertaining

Who doesn’t love a season devoted to get-togethers involving food? Me, that’s who! Oh, it’s not because I don’t like get-togethers or food – it’s just that I’m one of those people who waits until the last minute, and then … Continue reading

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Just in time for National Coffee Day: Women, Coffee and Depression Risks

Happy National Coffee Day! Yes, there is such a thing, which I discovered early this morning as I found myself in the Starbucks drive-thru. We have quite the coffee culture here at Amoena so today had us celebrating. National Coffee … Continue reading

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Eating well after breast cancer: Get your recipes here!

Since January 4, 2011, I’ve been actively watching what I eat in an attempt to not only lose excess poundage, but to get to my ideal weight and stay there. In the past two years I’ve managed to relinquish nearly … Continue reading

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