There’s nothing better than meeting up with an old friend over drinks and delicious appetizers. I adore preparing my son’s favorite meals when he comes home for a visit. And don’t even get me started on how I feel about all the treats that come with the holiday season. Food is an integral and happy part of life that brings people together. However, it’s important that women – especially those of us in our 60’s and older – are fully in the know as to how much food and what types of food our bodies need for optimal performance and health. It’s important to know how to count calories in your sixties.Read More
I always enjoyed going out for Valentine’s Day. It made me feel special to have my husband plan an evening (even though I did most of the planning) and loved getting dressed up for the occasion. Now that I’m middle aged I find that all the hype associated with this holiday is just that — […]Read More
As you all know, I follow a fairly regimented nutrition and exercise plan. That being said there are certain times of the year when I allow myself special treats. During the holiday season I like to indulge. I spoil myself with delicious food and cocktails. This year I’m concentrating a little more on building muscle so I try to stay low carb most of the time. Unfortunately, many holiday cocktails contain a huge amount of sugar.
The four cocktails in this post are perfect for me because they are all keto friendly. These cocktails are easy to make, beautiful to look at and extraordinarily delicious to drink. Enjoy!
Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday. I love all the food but hate that bowling ball belly bloat so I try to lighten up the food. To me the bird is a secondary character and I make plenty of go alongs as the sides are my faves. There are so many to choose from and I usually make five or six (or seven or eight)! These four recipes are the ones I make every year without fail. I’m sure if I ever eliminated one of them there would be a price to pay!Read More
Halloween Happiness starts at the beginning of October for me 🙂 That’s when I begin my countdown to one of my favorite holidays of the year. The reason I love Halloween so much is . . . you guessed it — THE CANDY!!! There are three days of the year that I allow myself all the candy I want — my birthday, Valentine’s Day and Halloween!As you know from my posts, I am extremely careful about what I eat so I do have a method to enjoying all the candy I want without packing on the pounds. There are a lot of different approaches so choose what works best for you.Read More