Why Does It Matter?

I grew up one of four children. My parents were both teachers. We always, with very few exceptions, had dinner together at the dining room table. My mother did not have a huge repertoire of foods that she cooked, but everything we ate was made from…


(Foods that can help you stay hydrated)

When we think of hydration, we need to not just think of drinking water — but where is that water going? We need to make sure we are literally hydrating at the cellular level. Many people think that they are loading up with enough water, but may find out that…


Me Teaching a Cooking Class Prior to C-19

Do You Need Food Inspiration?

Does Meal Prep and Cooking Inspire You?

Sometimes revving up to cook can be a bit of a struggle. Even though I have been an empty nester for some time, it still can be difficult to cook for two. …


I had a client previously who was 72 years old and came to me because she was having stomach issues and wasn’t sure of the cause. We dug a little deeper into her diet, which for the most part was fairly healthy! …


Cauliflower mash!

Cauliflower seems to be all the rage this year. I absolutely love it and find it to be a great addition to many dishes. I recently made a braised beef dish. I added 2 cups (a half of a head) of cauliflower rice to the dish. …


Pressing in, changing attitude and welcoming the moment…

I had a meeting scheduled the other day, and a full load of work that needed my attention. I could almost feel the palpable wall in my mind I had built up to my hostile feelings about the meeting. It was a…


Do You Suffer From Acid Reflux?

1 out of 3 people suffer from Acid Reflux or stomach issues

1 out of 3? That is crazy! I remember hearing years ago that 1:4 women suffer from breast cancer, and that haunted me. Hearing this statistic about stomach issues had the…


Sweet Potato Bread

I always feel like baking. I worked in restaurants my entire life, and a bakery for three years. When my kids were younger I would always bake on the weekends, scones and muffins. Now being an empty-nester I need to justify baking— I really don’t want the extra calories sitting…


When considering your week, think about what you may make for dinner. I like having my freezer full with protein choices, then I just have to prepare and shop for the veggies. We get our fish from Wild Alaska, and meat from Wild Pastures https://wildpastures.com/ .

Last night I had…


My husband has been getting headaches occasionally and has been using an electrolyte supplement in his water to see if it would help. This got my Health Coach brain wanting to learn more about electrolytes, which led me down a rabbit hole!

I learned that we should be getting 3,000…

Janet Neustedter

Restaurant Trained Chef, Functional Medicine Health Coach, Wife, Empty Nester Foodie

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