Food fads: What’s good and what’s bad about Weight Watchers?

I’ve been sharing with you my thoughts on food and diet fads and cults—and today I’m tackling Weight Watchers. “What!!” you say? “Weight Watchers is an American institution!” Sure. Millions have lost weight with Weight Watchers. And I acknowledge the good things about it. But it’s a bit of a revolving door. Let me explain.…

Mindy loses 110 pounds doing 12 Steps to Whole Foods

Before After Detox

“Finding green smoothies has changed my life FOREVER!!!” Since we have a 60% off special on the 12 Steps to Whole Foods program and the Detox is 30% off for 2 more days, I thought I’d share this. This comes from Mindy Powell who lost 100+ pounds following these programs. I love Mindy’s pics and…

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Sweet Potato Black Bean Chili

Here’s a chili recipe that my family loves, and I hope it warms yours, too. It makes me happy to think that you might buy the inexpensive and healthy ingredients in this recipe and make and share it with your family or friends on a cold December night. I hope this is a wonderful winter…

Drinking and driving: ideas on traveling

We flew into Columbus, Ohio. We then drove through the beautiful foliage in Michigan, Canada, New York, Massachussetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, and Virginia. In each of 10 cities, we grabbed whatever was left of the gallons of green smoothie we served our audiences. After the lecture, we’d put them in the fridge in our hotel rooms.…