Hara Hachi Bu

The Okinawans say this before every meal to remind them to eat moderate amounts of food. Welcome to La Vie en Bleu a series where I share what Dan Buettner, author of The Blue Zones, reveals as powerful and simple lessons that can help put anyone on the path to a healthier and happier life.… Read More

PWC’s 2nd Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Hi Friends! PWC’s 2nd Healthy Lifestyle Challenge is soon to begin on Monday, October 12th. I’m looking forward to participating in this Challenge with you, regardless of whether or not you participated in our last Healthy Lifestyle Challenge. If you’d like to join me, please let me know in a comment below! If you know of anyone else… Read More

The Art of Mindful Eating

What if eating well involved much more than just our food? Sure, okay, we all know that it does. But maybe it’s also about our lifestyle. It’s how we eat, where we eat, it’s about being mindful and present for meals. I’ve been thinking about this a lot lately because it’s a requirement for those of us who are… Read More

PWC’s Healthy Lifestyle Challenge

Very little in life that is worth having comes easy, would you agree? A great marriage; knowledge or mastery of an art or skill; a happy home; good friendships, raising well-rounded children; and more, all require commitment and sustained efforts over a long period of time. Self-discipine and the practice of a healthy lifestyle are no… Read More

Supergrains Porridge

In the mornings, how long do you wait before you eat breakfast? Do you eat breakfast? When pressed for time or just not feeling hungry enough to eat, please don’t make the mistake of skipping breakfast, especially if you’re trying to lose weight, avoid weight gain, or trying to eat for optimal energy. Eating breakfast not only provides the fuel… Read More

Kale and Sweet Potato Soup

Apparently, beginning at around the age of two, children suddenly express very strong opinions about food. They also can be a bit quirky about it, insisting on having the same food at every meal—for weeks—and then suddenly refuse to eat it, only wanting something else as their “new favorite”. My son, aged two, is going… Read More