2018 National Jewish Book Award Finalist, Women’s Studies
2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year, Silver Medal Winner, Self-Help
2019 Wilbur Award Winner, Nonfiction Books
2019 Reader’s Favorite Finalist, Nonfiction - Cookbook/Food
What if you could bake bread once a week, every week? What if the smell of fresh baking bread could turn your house into a home? And what if the act of making the bread―mixing and kneading, watching and waiting―could heal your heartache and your emptiness, your sense of being overwhelmed? It can.
Check out my conversation on Soul Food Salon’s Wellness on the Weekends this week, where we talk all things ritual!
I went to share the story of Braided with an elderly group, and instead found myself the recipient of their stories. What a gift to receive!
Three challah hacks that I’ve learned from making challah with friends and strangers alike as I travel across the country to share my book and story:
Every Friday I make challah and I have written about how this has become my meaningful ritual.
This is a story about bread, specifically challah. This is a story of how making challah every week has changed my life; maybe even saved my life.
Plant a garden and reap the health benefits of the fruits (and vegetables and herbs!) of your labor.
Keep your bones healthy and help prevent osteoporosis: exercise, up your calcium and vitamin D and if need be, get screened.
What you choose to eat today medically impacts your well being. Seriously, it does. How did I come to this as a physician, and a women’s health provider? Read on to find out!
The simple action of washing your hands helps, whether you actually have the flu or the common cold. Today. Washing your hands actually has a real impact in controlling the spread of these viruses.
I recently spoke with Bonnie Taub-Dix to discuss some her accessible advice from her book, Read it Before You Eat It: Taking You From Label to Table. Food shopping will never be the same for you!
Brushing your teeth can save your life. Truly. There is a connection between heart disease and poor dentition; and therefore, it is important to take care of your teeth and overall oral health!
In honor of February being American Heart Month, let’s modify our risk of heart disease! We can modify our food, exercise, stress management and tobacco exposure. In this post, I focus on food.
Good sleep habits are essential for our health! I used to think that the pillars of optimal health were threefold: nutrition, exercise and stress management. Now I believe in a fourth. Sleep.
We don't have to be an expert to reap the benefits of plants and herbs at home. Learn here how to introduce them at home in a simple way.
Learn how to make a new healthy brussels sprouts recipe that your family will love!
Getting a good night’s sleep is the epitome of healthiness. We worry about what we eat and our exercise habits. We should also be worrying about our sleep habits.
Grocery lists really do help with meal planning! There are so many fun and easy ways to meal plan.
Breast cancer treatment options can include a healthy eating lifestyle.
Turmeric is a powerful anti-inflammatory. Adding turmeric to your diet today can help your health…today.
Although we eat too much salt (sodium) for a healthy lifestyle in general, there are some benefits to cooking with salt. It tastes good, for one!
Food is medicine; what we eat can turn on or turn off different genes in our body which affects our chances of getting a disease and treating diseases that we have.
I make challah as part of a healthy lifestyle.