Archive for August 2011

Healthy Tips for Rock N'Roll People

Coconut water is no stranger to EEC because it is so hydrating, low in carbs and sugar, and is great for skin. Plus it's much better for you the classic hydration remedy Pedialyte.
What do I mean by rock n’ roll people? People who love to party. I love to party. I just hate the aftermath. I believe in partying smarter not harder. For those about to rock here are a few of my tips:  

Allergy Free Back to School Snacks

Amande is a new brand of dairy and soy free yogurt made from almond milk.
I know those three little words “back to school” are kind of a buzz-kill but maybe these allergy free treats will be a comfort for those heading back. I like to keep my own backpack “booby trapped” with goodies I can eat so I’m never without!

My Favorite Body Image Blogs

My Favorite Body Image Blogs
In a world filled with photoshopped poreless faces and cartoonish body proportions we need these blogs more than ever. Here are the five blogs I follow religiously for their wit and message. They continuously inspire and entertain me. No More Bacon This blog’s statement is “Lesson life fat. Increase life. Cutting the meat of what matters... Read more »
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One Delicious Green Cleanser

One Delicious Green Cleanser
This recipe packs all the five tastes: sweet, sour, bitter, salty and pungent. Fall is a good time to get back to eating better after all those festivals and fried things on sticks. This dish well help you get back on track! Prep time: 8 minutes Cooking time: 5 minutes Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 bunch... Read more »

Too Sexy Too Young: Toddlers in Lingerie

Lingerie for toddlers? This is an ad from Jours Apres Lunes.
Perhaps you saw this segment on the Today show this morning, Jours Apres Lunes, a French line of lingerie now has an ad campaign featuring toddlers in underwear. Jours Apres Lunes translates into “Days after Moons” and is created by Sophie Morin, a longtime lingerie designer. Apparently her intention is to borrow adult lingerie trends to create... Read more »

When You're a Foodie With Food Poisoning

I had a different post in mind for today’s blog but I’m recovering from food poisoning. I will keep the gory details to myself. Being really sick can sure make you humble. Now that I’m recovering I’m so grateful for every little bite of solid food, every breath and every step. Right now I’m gaining... Read more »
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My Review of Tracy Anderson's Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis includes 9 DVDs and a diet plan for individualized body types.
As a GOOP subscriber I was really intrigued by GP’s (Gwyneth Paltrow) trainer Tracy Anderson’s new program for the public called Metamorphosis. Metamorphosis is a 90-day program with 9 discs of toning exercises designed for specific body types, a cardio DVD, and Tracy’s recommended eating plan. The body types include Omnicentric for those who gain... Read more »

True Confessions: I Colored My Gray

Here is model Cindy Joseph from one of her many fashion shoots.
As many of you know I’m “pro-gray”. I always admire how gray hair looks on other people. To my eyes it doesn’t look “old” but modern and sort of sci-fi. I think gray hair is totally punk rock yet I wasn’t ready to go fully gray so I thought I’d try out a streak or... Read more »

Bean and Body

Bean and Body
Kicking the coffee habit is not easy. Most of us rely on coffee to enhance our job performance, keep up with the kids or even to aid digestion after a big meal. If you are thinking of giving up coffee for good I don’t recommend going cold turkey. As you will more than likely end... Read more »
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What is a Health Coach?

What is a Health Coach?
I get asked this all the time. “Um, Patricia exactly what is it that you do?” A holistic health coach is a bit like life coaching with food. I help clients breakthrough plateaus or change false beliefs about themselves. I focus on helping “eclectic eaters” like food allergy sufferers, specialty dieters or those with disordered... Read more »