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A Tomato Soup That Even I Like

For the longest times, I didn’t like tomatoes. Ok, I liked a a good tomato based pasta sauce, I liked chili, I even used fresh tomatoes in my own homemade chili. But put them in a salad or on a...

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Sugar, In Images

This harkens back to a show I did for The Wake Up Call, and since I did a lot of talking for that show, as a follow up I thought I would let the images do the talking.    

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On the Air: 2013 News In Review

This show originally aired: January 14, 2014 On this edition of The Wake Up Call, we took a look at some of our top, health related news stories from the last year. We pointed out some of the highlights, and chatted...

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Reset, do over, or just keep moving forward?

Have you ever looked at your life, where you’re at, and wished you could reach out and hit some sort of reset button? Or maybe just call out “do over!” and get a chance to start things over at a...

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Straight Talk – A review… of sorts

When I first had my surgery, the “bariatric community” was obviously much smaller than it is now. There were a few of the obvious places for folks to connect; obesityhelp.com, bariatricpal.com, and some other smaller forum based sites. Then of course...

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Beef Tortillas with Balsamic Onions

The original recipe called for using sliced roast beef, look for a low-sodium brand. Otherwise, this works great with skirt or flank steaks, the same cut usually used for fajitas. These meats are a bit tougher so be sure to...

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People, People, People, c’mon already

2015… start of a new year. resolutions, new beginnings, all that jazz. And time for People’s annual “Half Their Size” edition where they share some inspirational stories of folks who have lost pounds by the hundreds. Celebrating healthy living, active...

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Radio Archives: Healthy Skin

This show originally aired January 7, 2012 A few years back while still in Minneapolis, I did a show on The Wake Up Call where we were joined Dr. Jaimie Davis from Uptown Dermatology for a discussion on Skin Care. Keeping hydrated is...

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Kick Up The Flavor With Mustard

You often hear folks trying to eat healthier complain about the lack of flavor in their food. Which ok, fine, switching from fried chicken to a baked chicken can sometimes mean taking a hit in the flavor department. And I...

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Kitchen Creativity For Breakfast

If you’ve been reading my blog here at all, you’ll hopefully discover I love to be creative in the kitchen, and while I have a number of recipes to share with you all, I often do much of my cooking...