Shining Child Stars and Body Esteem

 Jackie Evancho captured the hearts of her fans when she appeared on “America’s Got Talent” and became the first runner-up at age 10. It is hard to believe that she just turned 18 and will reappear on the same reality show. My husband and I saw her after her debut performance at the Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas as she skyrocketed to fame with...

Created by susan on 2019-03-12 15:52:25

Eating Disorder Prevention Year Round

 Last month was eating disorder prevention month, but I would like to endorse the prevention of eating disorders year round! Loved ones often ask the question “How did this happen to my lovely daughter, son, or spouse?” Most people who are at risk for an eating disorder are high-achievers who have a higher IQ than the normal populations and often e...

Created by susan on 2019-03-06 17:02:52

Food Trends 2019

There are many food trends for 2019, but I am proposing some of my own and I encourage you to do the same! If you love peanut butter you may fall in love with tahini which became popular a few years ago when we used this ground sesame seed spread to jazz up the flavor of hummus (i.e., roasted red bell pepper or butternut squash). The new food trend is t...

Created by susan on 2019-03-05 16:57:22

Style Icons: Coco Chanel and Karl Lagerfield

 Coco Chanel once said: “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”   Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel, was a fashion icon and her couture classic designs have stood the test of time. The interlocking C’s are instantly recognizable as her signature logo. And, her quilted signature design was inspired by pillows on her sofa to create t...

Created by susan on 2019-02-27 00:36:05

The Myths and Misunderstandings of Nutrition

 Recently the ever-so talented JLo challenged others to let go of carbs for 10 days. She is one of my favorite celebrities and I respect her talent and work ethic tremendously. Perhaps that is why I was so disappointed to see her promote this challenge. Severely limiting your carbohydrates can wreak havoc on your health. While experts vary in the n...

Created by susan on 2019-02-22 16:01:17