Heart health tweeps! Join me on Feb. 2!

Heart month is here tomorrow! I am kicking off the month by guest hosting a WEGO Health Twitter chat on Tuesday, February 2 at 2 p.m. (CST). I hope you’ll join me to help others learn about heart health, their risk for heart disease, and how to educate themselves. I’d love to add your voice […]

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Hello again

I’ve actually never let my blog go unattended for so long before, and I’m sorry! I really do miss writing and hearing from readers. In addition to the couple dozen started-but-never-published posts stored in my drafts folder, here’s what I’ve been up to since my last post, in no particular order. Started running every day. […]

Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection and Me

I never met a microphone I didn’t like, and the microphone, stage, and crowd last Saturday at the Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection fashion show did not disappoint. I got to wear a designed-for-me gown by Thom Navarro, get made beautiful by Lili Salon Spa hair and makeup artists, and be adorned with gems by Realia by […]

The Vegan Experiment: Beth’s Pineapple Fried Rice

During the month of January, my brother Mike’s family decided to try eating vegan and I asked if I could share some about their experiment and their favorite recipes. It was so fun to share the perspective of their kids — Oliver, 10, Natalie, 8, Jenna, 7, and Lauren, 4 — but we didn’t want to leave […]

Women and Heart Disease

Minnesota’s Red Dress Collection and Me

I never met a microphone I didn't like, and the microphone, stage, and … [Read More...]

Get Connected: Find Heart Disease Information and Support

This February I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American Heart … [Read More...]

Get Checked: Women’s Risk Factors for Heart Disease

Earlier this month I shared nine ways you can Go Red during American … [Read More...]

Everyone Goes Red for Wear Red Day 2015!

Wear Red Day gets bigger and better every year! Thank you to everyone … [Read More...]

My post on Huffington Post: We all fit the profile

This year I am serving as a national spokeswoman for Go Red for Women, … [Read More...]

National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 6

This Friday is National Wear Red Day! Will you wear red with me? It's … [Read More...]

How to Go Red in 2015

This is my advice for making the most of American Heart Month. I hope … [Read More...]

Anything you can do I can do better . . .

When I was a kid I loved the playground taunt "anything boys can do … [Read More...]

Eating Heart Healthy

Roasted Cauliflower and Mushroom Soup

I bought a big, beautiful cauliflower at the farmer's market on … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Feta Risotto

The risotto is mild and creamy, so I served with shrimp sauteed with … [Read More...]

Mushroom Barley Soup

If you love mushrooms or barley and the feeling of nutritional … [Read More...]

Kale Red Pepper Pesto

This is a new recipe, modified from one I found on the very cool blog … [Read More...]

The Vegan Experiment: Jenna’s Sweet Potato Burritos

During the month of January, my brother Mike's family decided to try … [Read More...]

Fish Tacos

Assemble-your-own meals always mean everyone's happy and I'm … [Read More...]

Pumpkin Pancakes

I first had these at a girls weekend of high school friends several … [Read More...]

Pesto with Roasted Veggies

This is my invention, combining the Light and Tasty Pesto from the … [Read More...]