When someone sends me a book, I feel an obligation to say something nice. As an author, I know how vital that can be for the success of the book. Keep in mind, if I don’t have something nice to say, as mama always preached, I won’t say it. So here’s the thing…I’m getting ready…Read More
My third baby, “Paleo Vegan-Plant-Based Primal Recipes” is two weeks old. It’s been in the top 20 “Hot New Releases” in Amazon’s cookbook category. ALL cookbooks, not just vegetarian or vegan! It’s topping Amazon’s bestsellers in not only the vegan and vegetarian categories, but in the paleo category as well. “Veg News,” the largest US vegan magazine,…Read More
Thanks to a huge, wonderful, maybe the nicest story ever done on my attempts to defy my genetic odds, my newest baby, Paleo Vegan came out this week with a bang! Snazzy sang his praises too! It soared to the top 2000 books on Amazon, #9 in vegetarian, #15 in all paleo books (a vegan…Read More
It’s been a crazy week. Just back from the NYC Vegetarian Food Festival where I spoke both days. I met SO many cool peeps. All the selfies and other pix are on my facebook pages. But here’s my fav: I’ll try and do a whole separate blog on the festival soon. Lotsa fun pix and so…Read More
At the checkout line, a woman recognizes me and says, “It was your food and fitness column that made me go vegan! You’re the columnist from the Anna Maria Island Sun!” “No more,” I laughed. “They replaced me with a fishing column.” You can find my “Feasting on Fitness” column in the sports section of the…Read More
When we moved to Florida 10 years ago, I began walking, then increasing the walk to run ratio until I was running 30 minutes solid. It took a year of training on my own before I had enough guts to show up at a running club training run. I ran alone (and still do) on…Read More
When the publisher of the newspaper I’ve been writing for the last 4 years asked me if there was a difference between vegan and vegetarianism, I knew this probably wasn’t going to end well. I’ll spare you the details, but suffice it to say, writing a free weekly vegan food and fitness column in a…Read More
You’ve had my pledge you’ll never hear from me unless I have something to say. Now that you have waded through the deluge of cleanses and New Year’s promises to get you back in shape, however you may define that…fiscally or physically, you may be considering life beyond any promised magic bullet. As a journalist…Read More
The weather has been amazing the past few weeks. My old reporter-anchor memories came reeling back as I looked at the radar images in most of the states above Florida. A reminder that I don’t work for the Chamber of Commerce. But for those who live in warm climes, I bet you’re as glad as I…Read More
The media love to have fun with Florida and all of it’s crazy characters. But that’s what happens when you get to be large and popular. There will be the share of nut cases and all kinds of folks the media loves to squander headlines on. I was very lucky to be the only author…Read More
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