Doctor Jacq’s Cooking Class; It’s Soup Time!

  I love this time of year, and even though we’re in sunny California, today was that PERFECT soup day; cool, a little coastal fog, even some mist. So today was a great day for an “All-Soup” Cooking class! We … Continued

The Crockpot- A Busy Mom’s Secret Weapon

  Mom’s work, have multiple kids playing sports, errands all day, school volunteer work and housework…but we are determined to fight the good fight against fast food pit stop dinner multiple nights a week. So what’s a family with young athletes … Continued

Pilates for the Young Athlete- Guest Blogger- Jen Montgomery

Very excited about my first guest Blogger! Jen Montgomery, good friend and my daughter’s Pilates instructor, beautifully explains the importance of core strength for young athletes and non-athletes alike…Read on! “Core strength. We’ve all heard this popular fitness term thrown … Continued

Food Rules: Words to Live By

Last week I made A Case for Moderation, and I gave you my “Food Philosophy,” if you will. Today, I want to share some simple “Food Rules” from one of my favorite authors, Michael Pollan. In “Food Rules, an eater’s manual” … Continued

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2014

“If you can’t fly then run, if you can’t run then walk, if you can’t walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward.”                         … Continued

What to Eat: A Case for Moderation

Today’s Blog is not fact- it’s 100% opinion. I felt inclined to write this because I write so much about nutrition and food and healthy choices for you and your family.  I’m reading a book titled “What to Eat,” by … Continued