A Very Berry Friends Smoothie

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Recently, I spent a long weekend on the beach reconnecting with five friends from high school. We all wanted to spend quality time together, catching some rays, gossiping (all good stuff of course) and taking some time away from our daily grind as mothers, wives, and hard driving professionals.

So, we rented a house, headed into town, and went out to the local farmer's market for fresh groceries (and a bit of wine for our late-night beach...

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Hearty Heart Smoothie

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With a pint of organic tart cherries and blueberries sitting inside the refrigerator all week, and no recipe planned for them, we decided to add them to a smoothie. Introducing the Hearty Heart Smoothie. This smoothie features fruits and veggies that are dark red, such as cherries, and dark blue, like blueberries. This smoothie is an antioxidant powerhouse.
Cherries & Blueberries: The Heart's Favorite Fruits
Firstly, when we consume...

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Eat Like A Millennial

Over the past 25 years, the meaning of “eating healthy” has evolved so much that the answer would be completely different if you were asking a Gen-Xer (like me) verses a millennial (my daughter, Kayla).  In 1990, I would have said to emphasize whole grains, pasta, cereals, fat-free or low-fat dairy and meat products and vegetables and fruit.  In addition, I would encourage you to balance the calories you take in from food and beverages...

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