6 Reasons Why Your Bones Love These Kale Chips

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Friday, Jan 22, 2016 - 9:45pm
irma and a bunch of kale

When Skelly (the skeleton and bones that lives in us all) wants a special treat I pull out my recipe for kale chips. You see, kale is a superfood when it comes to building strong bones. Here’s why.


Squashing Your Bones

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Thursday, Nov 14, 2013 - 10:10am
butternut squash

Build Your Bones With Butternut Squash Soup

I don’t have to look at the calendar to see when fall arrives.  I feel it in my bones.  They get very excited when the first beautiful butternut squash appears at the farmer’s market.

Butternut squash is related to pumpkin and, in fact, my friends in Australia and New Zealand know it as “butternut pumpkin.”  And the pretty pumpkin color inside tells you why butternut squash is so good for you and your bones.

Vitamin A and your bones


Mighty Miso Helps You Build Healthy Bones

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, Sep 17, 2013 - 12:16pm
Japanese cuisine gourmet soup

Miso is a truly miraculous food.

When the atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki in World War II, 21 hospital workers were caring for 70 tuberculosis patients.  Even though the hospital was only 1.4 kilometers from ground zero, NO ONE developed acute radiation poisoning.

How can that be?  One of the doctors explained that everyone was protected by consuming daily cups of miso soup with wakame seaweed.


Mayor Cory Booker: My Organic Food Stamp Challenge

By: | Posted in: Blog, Featured | Tuesday, Jan 15, 2013 - 11:56am
food stamp challenge the bone healthy food we ate

When I heard about Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s (now Senator) one week Food Stamp Challenge on the Sunday Morning Show, I was intrigued.  As a bone health and nutrition coach, I wondered whether you could not just survive but eat well on food stamps.

When I say eat well, I mean eating fresh, unprocessed, organic, non-GMO food.  Now that’s a challenge!

With my friend Vicki, we set a goal to eat well on a budget of $4.40 per person, per day — the same “per day” budget Mayor Booker used.

Food budget:

Daily: $4.40 per day, per person

Weekly: $30.80 per person, $61.60 combined/per week.

What We Ate