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Brussels sprouts moved from hated to popular among adults a few years ago, however kids have been slower to embrace them. But today, we introduce you to Brussels sprouts chips. Depending on how they are cooked (watch out for excess salt and oil) they could be a fantastic way to get kids to eat their veggies. Speaking of kids .. read more

Fall Recipes for Produce at its Peak

This will be my fourth fall in the city of Chicago, and it is the season that makes me feel the most homesick. I used to think it was because October represented the time of year that I had moved away from home, but as the years go by, I think it has more to .. read more

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What Are You Doing for Exercise? This Trainer Doesn’t Care

Look at the cover of any magazine in the grocery store and you will see at least one headline heralding THE new way to get fit. Open Yahoo! News and you’ll be greeted by a plethora of articles about workouts: You can read about how much exercise is too much, how much is not enough, .. read more

The Best Nutrition Advice You’ll Ever Receive

I love food! One of my favorite pastimes is to hand-select vegetables and herbs from my garden and prepare a delicious feast. I create all sorts of fun ethnic fusion dishes, from quinoa portage to Argentinean Chimichurri with a citrus twist. My most cherished moments are in the kitchen or sitting around a dinner table .. read more

#NoFilter: How Removing Judgment Leads to Real Interactions

“There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so.” —Shakespeare This is one of my favorite quotes because it is about removing judgment—and judgment is where we often get ourselves in trouble. It’s where we get into a fight because we are judging the other person’s moral standards against ours, and it is where .. read more

Responsibility As a Path to Freedom

“It’s our choices that show who we truly are, not our abilities.” – JK Rowling. There came a point in my life where I realized that I can only go as far as I believe I can go. This idea, this mindset, has been a catalyst for me throughout the last 10 years of my .. read more

Are You Ready for a Relationship?

When my last relationship ended, I felt traumatized. I thought to myself, “Crap, will anyone ever want to be with me again?” That self-doubt wasn’t usual for me. I had accomplished so much in my life professionally and socially, and I usually felt a high sense of personal achievement. However, after ending my marriage, I felt .. read more

My Week as an Elder: What a Volunteer Vacation Taught Me About Aging

I recently traveled to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota for a service trip/volunteer vacation. While I had many insights on this trip, some large and others small, there’s one I want to share with you about elders and aging. Yes, I am a 33-year-old writing about embracing your age but, before those of .. read more

Three Keys to Finding Life Balance

Finding life balance is suddenly a conversation that everyone seems to be having. From national debates about Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In movement to friends chatting over lunch, it seems like everyone is asking how to find life balance. Many of us tie the idea of balance to control—in fact, the very definition of balance includes maintaining .. read more

Taking Ego Out of Leadership

Leadership can feel like something we are supposed to acquire—another step up the career ladder, like getting a promotion or a growing your retirement savings. But, leadership is a privilege and an act of service, not just another buzzword to add to your resume. At its core, leadership is the ability to create breakthroughs in yourself and .. read more

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