Cooking Tips: staple ingredients every aspiring chef should own

Today, I wanted to talk about cooking basics. The more I learn about cooking, the more excited I become and want to share everything with you. I'm far from being a professional chef. The reason I wanted to become a better cook was for health and financial reasons. I realized how much money I was … Continue reading Cooking Tips: staple ingredients every aspiring chef should own

Tips to help keep you warm during this brutal cold snap.

In between cooking some fabulous meals tonight, I've been sitting at the computer wrapped up with a blanket because my condo is still freezing. I'm told that a repairman will come tomorrow to look at the furnace. When I woke up this morning, my bedroom was nice and toasty. I had closed the door so … Continue reading Tips to help keep you warm during this brutal cold snap.

Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight?

One question I see asked a lot in fitness groups is around exercise. How much should I exercise? How much cardio should I do to lose weight? I'm always floored by how different the responses are. I once saw someone post that they rode the bike or used the treadmill for THREE hours a day, … Continue reading Fitness: How much should you exercise to lose weight?