Healthy Cookie?

No matter which way you slice it, "Healthy Cookie" is an oxymoron.  Sorry Girl Scouts. As part of the 2013 cookie season, the Girl Scouts have unveiled an new "healthy" cookie called the Mango Creme.   What is it about this cookie that makes it "healthy"?  Is it the mango?  Nope.  In fact the only … Continue reading Healthy Cookie?

Getting Your Flu Vaccine?

If you watched the news this week then you know the flu is a hot topic.  In Boston Mayor Menino has declared a public health emergency.  Yesterday morning on the Today show, all 4 hosts received flu shots on the air.  And this weekend in Boston, there will be 21 free flu shot clinics in … Continue reading Getting Your Flu Vaccine?

Pumpkin Custard

Welcome to my most favorite week of the year.  For reasons I can not quite articulate, this week of the year, filled with so many traditions, so much warmth, and so much love, is in my mind, simply the best. And, speaking of traditions... I am a sucker for pumpkin pie.  It has always been … Continue reading Pumpkin Custard

More is Less

It seems everyone I talk to recently wants to lose a little (or a lot) of weight.  The problem is, no one I talk to is really sure the best way to go about it.  For years we’ve been told if you want to weigh less, you need to eat less - as if our … Continue reading More is Less

Happy Halloween!

Soon Trick or Treaters will be knocking on your doors...and while the jumbo bowl of candy may be ready to go, how much of it will really make it into the hands of of those cute little costumed kiddos?  Whether its the kids' trick or treating bounty, or the left over candy bowl, most of … Continue reading Happy Halloween!