I Am No Longer Picked Last

I’m no longer picked last!!! I remember those moments so vividly.  Team captains were selected and they would pick team – I hated being picked last.  I dreaded having to play the games knowing I would mess up and kids would laugh at me.  How I longed for the classroom...

What is Quinoa??

Quinoa “keen-wah” is actually a seed not a grain and it is gaining in popularity. Quinoa plants have been cultivated at altitudes of well over 10,000 feet and have been considered a superfood for at least a few millennia — in fact, the Incas cherished it...

How Intimate are You With Food?

“Food is the most intimate thing you can buy . . . Unlike clothes and shoes that dress the outside, food goes into your body and builds who you become.” ~Ani Phyo How we see ourselves — our mental image – – not the mirror, often determines a lot of...

Just Love Mexican Food?

One of last season’s “Biggest Loser’ episodes showed the calorie content of the contestants’ favorite meal. I’m not a big fan of counting calories, but that episode totally got my attention, The top calorie meal was cheese enchiladas, with refried beans, spanish rice,...