Happy Eating!

It’s the time of year when wearing layers is still a novelty.  The cold crisp air holds the promise of winter, you look up and see a tapestry of gold, red, and orange against a brilliant blue sky background.  See you next year! The tree leaves wave as they drop to the ground and the fall says

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Chard Love

Is Swiss Chard the new spinach?  No, of course not.  It is, however, related to spinach and has similar nutritional qualities.  If you’re looking for another green to incorporate into your diet, chard grows well in the summer through autumn months, and is readily available due to it’s hardy nature.   Chard has been honored

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Getting my nails done

I enjoy trips to the nail salon.  I like to be attacked with sharp tools, smoothed with acid, and softened with hot wax.  I enjoy a vigorous rub down from a stranger, a woman of another culture with whom I share nothing, yet her gentle caress on my extremities offers the comfort of a motherly

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Fur is Back

The death of the fur debate; to wear, or not to wear, dead animals.  Anna Wintour, once served a dead raccoon while dining at the Four Seasons, and twice the victim of being tofu pied in the face, had only one sentiment in response: “Wear more fur.”  The public has heeded her command.  Headlines of

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On the Subject of Fur

The battle between those who wear fur for fashion, and those who fight for the rights of animals has been an ongoing public debate for over thirty years.  Somewhere along the line it seems that people stopped caring and started wearing.  Is this really the case?  Are we as callous and unscrupulous as an activist

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gazpacho!

I prefer a farmer’s market whenever possible, and because I live in Manhattan it is almost always possible as long as I know where, and what train to take to get there.  However, farm stands don’t allow for the selection of a super-market so I’m breaking from my #SpinachEveryDay rule to take advantage of other

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Spinach and the Skin You’re In

Yes, eating a healthy balanced diet makes you look and feel good, but how can eating spinach affect your skin?  Take a trip down the beauty isle and you will see three vitamins repeatedly used in face products; A, C, and E.  These vitamins pack a double punch, vital for cell function they also have

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