Maximizing Menopause

  We are very fortunate to live in a time when menopausal age is considered midlife. We live longer. We live better. And while that is a tremendous blessing, it also comes with some challenges. In midlife, we experience significant changes in most areas of life: physical, emotional and spiritual. Our families are growing up and moving to […]

Appearances or True Health?

Appearances or True Health What do you value more? Are you motivated more by how you look or how you feel? Are you driven by how others perceive you or by your own self-perception? Is it more important to you to fit in or be accepted for who you are? Do you feel like you’re […]

Self-Medicating or Coping?

First things first. Welcome back! It’s been a minute. Sometimes life (and writing a book) get in the way of one of the things I love the most… connecting with YOU through these newsletters! I’d love to hear how you’re doing. In the meantime, let’s jump right in! Are you self-medicating or coping? If there […]

Fun Fall Recipes: Vanilla Bean Sweet Potatoes

The anti-carb movement has given this super food a bad wrap. Sweet potatoes are a nutritious and delicious way to fill that comfort food craving we all get in the fall as the days get shorter and cooler. The original version of this recipe by Food & Wine calls for heavy cream and butter. I […]

Tribe Kitchen: Slow-Cooked Beef Burgundy Stew

Nothing says fall cuisine like slow cooker stews with hearty fall vegetables. Slow cookers are fantastic for busy families and can be used to make soups, vegetarian chilis, bone-in chicken dishes, meat stews, you name it. Time is your friend with this method of cooking. Throw high-quality raw ingredients in the morning and let time […]

The Truth About Motivation

How many times have you berated yourself for ‘not having the willpower’ to make better food choices or for not ‘having the motivation’ to get out and exercise when you know you should? The truth of the matter is that you use motivation and willpower all day long to get things done and to respond […]

Fun Fall Recipes: Gourmet White Pizza

Who doesn’t love pizza? This recipe was inspired by a trip to Wegman’s supermarket last week. I ran in for a few items for homemade vegetable soup and saw the most gorgeous fresh basil ever. I had to buy it. I’d figure out what to do with it later, I told myself! Here is what […]

Fun Fall Recipes: Otesaga Apple Cake with a Tribe Twist

Otesaga Resort Hotel is an architectural masterpiece on the stunning Glimmerglass lake in Cooperstown, NY. The hotel was built in 1909 and still run by the original family. This basis of this recipe is theirs but I cleaned it up a bit to make it healthier. The Tribe version is gluten free and uses coconut […]

Cool Summer Recipes: Basil Lime Chicken with Grilled Vegetables & Herb Sauce

This is a delicious summer main dish that is full of fresh seasonal ingredients and packed with nutrients! Don’t be scared off by the number of ingredients in this recipe! This recipe is great for the family or if you are hosting guests! Ingredients:   Sauce 2 limes, zested and juiced 1 1/2 cups torn […]

Tips & Tricks for Healthy On-the-Go Eating

Ever wonder what to do with all those empty baby food jars? In my house, we are always looking for little containers for dips and dressings that don’t leak for our healthy on-the-go meals. Baby food jars are perfect for this! Wash the inside and outside of the jar, fill it with dressing, and put […]