10 “healthy” foods that are not so healthy!

My retired father recently visited for a month. Despite being a little older, he is quite active. Up until a knee injury a year ago, he was at the gym several times a week. You would think someone that fit would also be mindful of what they were eating. I was partially right. He thought … Continue reading 10 “healthy” foods that are not so healthy!

Interview with Patty Eager and Tiffany Tindall about using a personal trainer

It was my pleasure to bring two of my clients on the air with me for my monthly radio interview -- Patty Eager and Tiffany Tindall. I wanted to showcase how both of them have completely different reasons for getting into shape and totally unique workout routines that cater to their individual goals. Both remarked … Continue reading Interview with Patty Eager and Tiffany Tindall about using a personal trainer

13 ideas to get you motivated to stay fit

I was recently joking around with one of my clients about how cool it would be if diet and exercise only involved waving a magic wand...<sigh>. Without that magic wand, staying in shape is HARD. Unless you are one of those rare individuals who truly love the sweat and tears (and yes, sometimes even blood) … Continue reading 13 ideas to get you motivated to stay fit

Fitness first Saturday – Keeping those resolutions

Well, it's the start of another New Year and we all know the most uttered resolution is to lose weight and get in shape. And we all know it's easier said than done. So, this month's radio segment focused on hints and tips to be successful and how to keep weight loss in perspective. Also, … Continue reading Fitness first Saturday – Keeping those resolutions

Interview with Dr. Tim Ryan about multi-level marketing diet plans and fitness

It was a pleasure to have Dr. Tim Ryan join me today in my monthly radio interview to discuss many of the multi-level marketing diet plans that are circulating. We discovered that at the heart of almost all of them is a low calorie, low sugar diet to go along with the supplements. The net … Continue reading Interview with Dr. Tim Ryan about multi-level marketing diet plans and fitness

Staying fit through the holidays

This month's radio interview on WBHF focused heavily on tips and suggestions to avoid putting on the pounds during the next two months of holiday celebrations. From Halloween through New Year's Day, we will be tempted to feast at one holiday gathering after another. There is nothing wrong with enjoying those parties and events, but … Continue reading Staying fit through the holidays

Radio Interview with Susan Delmonico and Cindy Dent

We had a great time on-air combining my experiences prepping and painting a room in my home with the advice my very best friend, Cindy Dent, has for anyone selling their home. Yes, we mashup real estate, health, fitness and the holidays all in one guest interview on WBHF radio.   https://soundcloud.com/sjd-health-and-fitness/radio-interview-with-susan-delmonico-and-cindy-dent

Fitness First Saturday – Strength Training

For this month's radio interview, I wanted to focus on the importance of strength training as part of a healthy lifestyle. I talked about the reasons to include some kind of weight training or other core muscle exercises into your weekly routine. Strength training helps slow the effects of the loss of bone density due … Continue reading Fitness First Saturday – Strength Training

Baked Cauliflower Tots

Ingredients: 2 medium heads cauliflower, cut into florets 1/4 cup small diced onion 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/4 cup finely ground breadcrumbs 1 large egg Preparation: Preheat oven to 375°F. Spray a nonstick cookie sheet with cooking spray or lightly grease with oil. Set aside. Steam cauliflower in hot water for 3-5 minutes or until nice and soft, drain and chopped with … Continue reading Baked Cauliflower Tots

Crockpot Herb Chicken and Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 carrot, peeled, sliced into 1/4" round pieces 4 red potatoes, quartered and cut into small wedges 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 small yellow onion, quartered and cut into small wedges 2 bone-in, split chicken breast, skinless 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon black pepper Kosher or sea salt to … Continue reading Crockpot Herb Chicken and Vegetables