One of the traditional dishes for Hanukkah is latkes a.k.a. potato pancakes.  I was curious as to the latkes’ origins, so I did a bit of research and found a juicy story on The Jewish Outreach to share. “Originally, latkes were made of cheese.  Eventually, the custom grew to incorporate eating pancakes of all kinds.…

As we head into December, with our extra long to do list in one hand, and invitations to holiday parties and feasts of plenty in the other hand, I thought it might be utterly useful to know what foods keep the energy flowing strong and happy! Research shows that nutrition does alter the production or…

So, really, seriously, how are you?  After Thanksgiving?  Did you make it through unscathed?  Did you gain a pound, lose a pound, stay the same? Were you and your family/friends in total sync, smiling, laughing it up, sending love vibes, complimenting each other throughout the day/the weekend?  Like a Norman Rockwell painting? As for me,…

Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Success Coach and host of the Our Lady of Weight Loss blog, gets it! We know that Extreme Food Diets are unhealthy, unsustainable and unrealistic, yet the desire for a quick and easy fix that eliminates weighing, measuring and thinking is strong, very strong!  Especially after the Thanksgiving weekend / Holiday…

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