Asparagus and Artichoke Hearts Salad

Asparagus-Artichoke Salad

Spring means delicious and fresh asparagus  is in season. With that in mind, I couldn't resist creating a light mixed green salad topped with freshly steamed asparagus and artichoke hearts in a walnut oil dressing sweetened with fresh orange juice. Nothing beats fresh when it comes to asparagus. I had been eating flash frozen up until spring and, although it's good, there is a huge difference between the frozen variety and fresh. Did you know that asparagus, along with avocado, kale Continue Reading

How to Find Your Music to Add Enjoyment and Longevity to Your Life

Find Your Music

I was watching the TV show “Nashville” the other day. If you haven’t seen it, it revolves around the music industry. An aging country music star, Rayna, deals with the trials and tribulations of growing older in an industry focused on youth, as newer, and very talented young people make their way to the top.  […]

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As Baby Boomers We Feel Young Until Reality Sets in and We Get an Ache

Baby Boomer Baby

Have you ever sat and calculated how much time you have left to live?  10 years? 20? 30? 40? It can be a little unnerving once you’re over 50. No one knows when their number’s up.  One of my good friends, who is a chiropractor, made a comment the other day.  She said, we’ve been […]

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Easy and Light Spring Berry Ambrosia

Berry Ambrosia

The strawberries are ripe and delicious right now in Southern California, and I was excited to receive a sample in my bi-weekly box delivery from a company called Farm Fresh to You.  Every Thursday morning they put a box on my doorstep with produce items in season from their organic farm.  This week I received […]

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Enjoying a Restful Sleep is a Key Recipe for Longevity


First, I have to ask… Are you still sleeping on one of these? Image Source I did a few times and it was pretty wild.  I wonder if anyone out there still has one.  Do you? Enjoying restful sleep is a big factor when it comes to extending longevity. Insomnia (difficulty sleeping) affects how we eat, […]

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