The Farmers’ Market & Soup

I love when the Farmers’ Market is open.  In Baltimore, our biggest one starts in the Spring, usually on the 4th Sunday of April and ends the Sunday before Christmas.  It’s located beneath the Jones Falls Expressway (I-83).  It’s open every Sunday during that time. In case you have never been to a Farmers’ Market,…

Inflammation: Friend or Foe?

Inflammation can be your worst enemy while trying to be your best friend. Merriam-Webster defines inflammation as “a local response to cellular injury that is marked by capillary dilatation, leukocytic infiltration, redness, heat, and pain and that serves as a mechanism initiating the elimination of noxious agents and of damaged tissue.” Medicinenet.com defines it as…

Don’t Skip Breakfast

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day.  Don’t skip it.  Try to eat within an hour of getting out of bed. When you skip breakfast, you aren’t giving your brain and body the fuel it needs to jump-start your day. Without it you may find yourself sluggish and hangry (hungry & angry)….