Archive for November 2010

How to Party in Healthy Ways this Season

Healthy people don’t always have a reputation for being fun. Sometimes it is difficult to give up cravings because we want to be one of the girls or one of the guys. No one wants to be uncool. I see nothing wrong with having that one plate of really delicious food that in your mind... Read more »

My Favorite Food Quotes

I love quotes. I’m in a sentimental mood today so I thought I would share. I’d love to know what some of your favorites are. Please send me a tweet or Facebook message and we will compare notes. “I’d run but the ice might fall out of my glass.” ~David Lee Roth “We don’t want... Read more »

Gifts and Stocking Stuffers

It’s Black Friday and I’m letting Santa know that I have been really good this year because I am coveting some of these gifts and stocking stuffers:
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Tweeps I'm Thankful For Part II

Now for my Part II. You can also follow me on Twitter @patriciabiesen. I would love to hear from you! Healthy Tweeps I like: Dr. John Douillard @JohnDouillard He believes in integrative and Ayurvedic approaches for maintaining a high-level of health and wellness. Empower yourself at www.lifespa.com. Mark Hyman, M.D. @markhymanmd Mark Hyman, MD is... Read more »

Tweeps I'm Thankful For Part I

In the spirit of Thanksgiving I thought I would post about all the Tweeps I’m grateful for. I never thought I would like the Twitter as much as I do. In fact I used to think it was stupid. Now I’m in awe of all the connections and friendships I have made and the things... Read more »

Quick and Easy Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

 like to keep nori rolls on hand and wrap up my leftover grains and raw veggies. I can't have soy sauce so I usually dip these in Trader Joe's Balsamic Vinegar or Annie's Naturals Green Garlic Dressing. By the way, You Tube has some great sushi demos if you chose to roll your own.
What will you do with all those leftovers? I’m guilty of eating sweet potato pie for breakfast. There’s always the option of freezing the extra turkey and sweet potatoes then again . . . you could eat them now. Here are a few quick and easy ideas for Thanksgiving leftovers:
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How Not to Stuff Yourself on Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving dinner, just not the aftermath of the huge stomach ache and self loathing that usually follows. This year is going to be different and if its not then I will rely on my old friend the hot water bottle. Here is how to not stuff yourself this Thanksgiving: I disagree with the... Read more »

The Big Thanksgiving Blog

It’s almost Turkey time and if you are like me you are probably already planning your strategy for a safe and delicious dinner. As gluten-free cuisine becomes more mainstream, there are a surprising number of options: Also, check out some of my related blogs from my Chicago Eats Allergy Free archives: Thanksgiving Allergy-Free Style Gluten... Read more »

Happy Birthday to Me

I just had to share this awesome story about aging from one of my favorite holistic health people, Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D. She is an author, lecturer, consultant, Founder and CEO of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts. I hope you like it as much as I do: I’m an old tree and... Read more »
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Fab Grandma Gives Me Advice

Their campsite at Granite Hill Campground in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
I was searching for some gluten free product ideas for an upcoming blog and I ran into Fab Grandma’s site. I was wondering what she was up to. I wrote about her last year around this time. Fab Grandma is a 57-year old gluten-free Grandma who spends a lot of time traveling in her RV.... Read more »