Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Pancakes on a Stick-please read

When I traveled the country last year interviewing kids about their health, I heard many times that they liked ‘Pancakes on a Stick,’ which I had never heard of before. Now that I’m in process of creating health programs and a book based on what the kids want and need, Pancakes on a Stick is… Read More

I love watching these videos

I am currently writing the health programs based on the journey I took last year interviewing kids all over the country about their health. I’m making great progress! As part of writing these programs, I am referring to the data report that Sonoma State prepared for us and I’m also watching the videos again. Watch… Read More

Stress Less

On March 3rd, I am chairing an incredible program at The Commonwealth Club in San Francisco based on Thea Singer’s book: ‘Stress Less: The new science that shows how to rejuvenate the body and the mind.’ This book is based on the Nobel-prize winning work of Dr. Elizabeth Blackburn, Dr. Elissa Epel and other luminaries.… Read More

Warm Chai-Spiced Bran Muffins


Today I felt like making some muffins and I had oat bran, but didn’t feel like making my tried and true Oat Bran Muffin recipe. Here is what I came up with and I’m sure you’ll agree, it’s a winner! It smells so good in here! Bran Muffins: 1 1/2 cups oat or wheat bran… Read More