Please tell me if this is you - or similar to you? We wake up in the morning in a rush. We run to Starbucks for a cup of coffee? Maybe a muffin? We rush around all day with scheduled activities to work out, take our dog to be groomed, business meetings, etc. We may grab a quick snack during the morning, but is it nutritious or is it some processed, fortified bar? A donut? Maybe a salad for lunch? A piece of pizza? A lunch with friends where we order Read more [...]
Life isn't always a pleasant ride in a boat. We all inevitably fall off track and, during those times, many of us turn to food. Excuse the vagueness, but someone did something very hurtful to one of my children that deeply bothered me. Thank G-d I had just purchased several packs of Trader Joe's Roasted Seaweed Snacks and I must have eaten 5 packs of them.Believe me, if I hadn't had those in my home and had some unhealthy, processed snack, admittedly Read more [...]
Trade Joe's struck it healthy again with their new peanut flour product. Only 1/4 cup contains 16g of protein, 4g fiber, 65% of dv for folate, 80% of dv for magnesium, 25% of dv for niacin and 60% of dv for phosphorus. I wish we could add this to joosbites, but I don't want to add a food in which so many children have allergies.I was hesitant to write this as the tip because of the allergies, but for any of you with children who do not contain allergies, Read more [...]
Why do we all believe that we have to be perfect when we diet?The JOOS Cleanse is about stepping out of perfection and learning which way of eating is best for your body-type so that you can develop sustainable, healthy sTime to debunk a couple JOOS Cleanse myths:Myth: "I just broke the JOOS Cleanse because I've eaten the wrong foods."When I ask someone who tells me what they've eaten, they typically respond with a list of foods that are totally acceptable Read more [...]
We’re excited to announce our newest JOOS DEPOT:
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What do you do to be organized and minimize chaos?Some people may consider hiring a professional organizer as a discretionary item, but I consider this a necessary expense, especially in the case of Max Gautier. With the rare exception, no one works well in chaos. Simply put, chaos adds stress, and in many of our cases, a lot of stress. When we're stressed, we don't function well, can become ill, and are uptight with our loved ones. When I feel like Read more [...]
Our neighborhood lost our electricity for approximately 7 hours on Friday. As I took a walk with my 9-year old daughter, Fia, in the evening, we marveled at people sitting at their dining room tables huddled around candles eating take-out. There were more people out walking than usual and we all greeted each other with warm smiles. The energy in the neighborhood seemed more relaxed than usual. When Fia and I arrived home, we sat on the living room Read more [...]
This past Wednesday, I attended my first Zumba Class with Alexa at Siagel Productions at 94 Rowe Street, Auburndale! My friend Suzanne wore her Polar watch and it registered she burned 900 calories in one hour. If you want to have so much fun, see friends and have a terrific work out, this is the class to attend. Every Wednesday at 10am. Hope to see you there next week. For more information, please go to: http://www.siagelproductions.com/ Read more [...]