Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats

Oatmeal Isn’t Big In Hawaii I remember seeing commercials as a kid for cold medicine that showed a sneezing, coughing, miserably sick person in a snow storm.  Since I was a kid growing up in Hawaii, I could never relate to that ad. And that’s how it...
Wisdom From the Confidence Course

Wisdom From the Confidence Course

I Love Physical Challenges Being an American Ninja Warrior will never be on my bucket list, but when I saw the Confidence Course at Camp Dodge I was pumped to test my abilities!   I was there for the Get Real Retreat, led by Liz Nead, and she clearly wanted to...
Too Busy For Breakfast?

Too Busy For Breakfast?

Breakfast needs to be quick and easy, right? This is my hubby’s weekday routine:Get the morning paper.Pour coffee (usually already made by me).Read the sports section.Start on the crossword puzzle.Visit the bathroom (coffee’s kickin’ in).Leave for...
Better Than Starbucks?

Better Than Starbucks?

Have you ever wanted a pick-me-up in the afternoon? …and wished there was something quick you could pick that would refresh you and actually be good for you?  I think many of us head to Starbucks in search of that jolt of energy. (Anyway, this explains why...
Is There Room for SPAM In A Healthy Diet?

Is There Room for SPAM In A Healthy Diet?

I’m a health coach and I love SPAM. Is that an oxymoron?   People get self-conscious about their food choices around me when they hear I’m a health coach.  They’ll say things like, “Is this okay to eat?” Or, “I probably shouldn’t eat this in...