My Foodie Favorites At The 2016 Fancy Food Show

A few weeks ago, I went to the 2016 Summer Fancy Food Show at the Javits Center NYC. As a post 50 foodie, I gravitate toward wellness trends. In my mind that includes dark chocolate (which BTW is supposedly filled with healthful benefits) … Continue reading

Gluten-Free Snacks That Are Great For Spring Munchies

Finally the weather is warming up. I am so ready to get back outdoors after a long winter. According to my ayurvedic studies, it’s good to put your feet on the earth every day. This is a challenging task when … Continue reading

Staying Young At Heart With A Healthy Heart

“Your blood pressure is 103 over 77, that’s low,” said the Walgreens’ pharmacist. “Are you taking any blood pressure medication?” “No, but I did do my morning meditation,” I replied. “Good for you, keep up whatever you’re doing” said the … Continue reading

My Foodie Feast At The Fabulous Fancy Food Show

“I’ve never eaten so much at a food show,” said my friend J as we exited the Summer Fancy Food Show held at the Javits Center in New York City last week. “Me either,” I replied after  five hours of walking … Continue reading

Buzzing About New Books At 2015 Book Expo America

When I was a young girl growing up in the Bronx, NY, I loved to go to the public library. My mom would drop me off at the library and then go shopping at the supermarket. The library was my babysitter. … Continue reading

New Additions To Timeless Breakfast Cereals

I’m a breakfast eater. I never miss my morning meal. So when the team at Kellogg Company asked me if I wanted to sample their new Kellogg’s® Raisin Bran with Cranberries® cereal, I agreed to do a taste test. They sent a … Continue reading

A Special Twist on a Favorite Hanukkah Dish: Moroccan Potato Latkes

With Hanukkah arriving so early this year, I wasn’t sure if I should serve mashed potatoes or latkes as a side dish for Thanksgiving dinner. “What do you mean Aunt I is not bringing her mashed potatoes to Thanksgiving?” said … Continue reading

It’s Steamy Outside But I’m Cool Tasting Frozen Foods

I’m back with week two of the Vibrant Influencer Network Healthy Choice campaign. Last week, I shared my reviews of new Healthy Choice Greek Frozen Yogurt. My friend L, a registered dietitian, is joining me again to taste test Healthy … Continue reading

It’s Greek To Me: A Frozen Yogurt Taste Test

When the team at Vibrant Influencer Network asked me to participate in their Healthy Choice Campaign, I quickly obliged. While I mostly cook from scratch (or go out to eat or get dessert with my boyfriend L), I do occasionally … Continue reading

Snacking For An Active 50+ Lifestyle

So let’s see, I’ve been retired from my full-time corporate job for almost two months now. I’m loving my carefree, on-the-go lifestyle and my flexible schedule. I get up at 8:00 a.m. instead of 6:00 a.m., get on my stationary … Continue reading