Healthy Kitchens Healthy Lives


Some Super Bowl Ideas…


How about this menu for Super Bowl Sunday? Fruit Salad, perhaps even skewered, like fruit shish-kabobs. Jicama cut into slices and served with fresh salsa Gucamole with veggies and chips. Try cutting corn chips into wedges and baking until crispy. Yum! Meatballs (turkey, tofu, beef-your choice) with Honey-Mustard Dipping Sauce. Chocolate Chip Cookies or Chocolate… Read More

Just click on the link…..

This Thursday evening at 6:00 at Zest, you will learn about creating meal plans. If I have a veggies scramble for breakfast, what should my snacks, lunch and dinner be? We’ll go through a sample week and you’ll even get some recipes! You can drop in for one class of Zest or choose to be… Read More

Food Addiction: Fact or Fantasy?

Please join me at The Commonwealth Club where a very impressive group of doctors, scientists and researchers will discuss this topic. Here is the link to register for this program: Food Addiction Tue, Feb 28 2012 – 12:00pm Food Addiction Michael Prager, Author, Fat Boy Thin Man Nicole Avena, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, University of… Read More

The Tipping Point and Cioppino


I met Gary in New Orleans in 2010 and we became friends almost instantly. Skip ahead a year and he’s home in Canada and I’m home in California, chatting and emailing and keeping up with each other’s lives. Our friendship grew into what we knew would be a friendship for a lifetime. Today, sadly, his… Read More

Drop in, or stay a while….

Zest Flier-feb-may

Our first month of classes just finished and we couldn’t be more thrilled with the participants responses. Here’s what one woman had to say. “The Zest program is filled with lots of healthful information and explanations as to why our bodies respond to certain foods and lots of ways to help us feel better.  Baby… Read More