6:00 PM Jan 9, 2013
Everybody loves French onion soup, and with good reason. Caramelized onions swimming in a rich beef broth flavored with a splash of red wine or brandy and topped with broiled Gruyere cheese? Every warm, gooey mouthful lights up your taste buds like a pinball machine. It's exactly what you want on a cold winter's night.
6:00 PM Jan 8, 2013
This first week of working out was like a roller coaster - there were many ups and downs! The week started New Year's Eve with my first workout and weigh-in with Ken Cutcher at Anytime Fitness in Norwalk. After measuring my hips, waist, weight, BMI and percentage of body fat, Ken had me warm up...
6:00 PM Jan 7, 2013
I'm always searching for ways to make a healthier version of risotto, one of my favorite winter Italian dishes.
10:00 AM Jan 7, 2013
The first time I had to test a recipe for steamed fish was back in the '80s, when I was working in the test kitchen at Gourmet magazine. And truthfully, the very idea seemed preposterous.
4:00 PM Jan 4, 2013
Get your crew in top shape with these tips from the Reid family and their Portion Size Me Project.
6:00 AM Jan 4, 2013
Saturday was our first meeting for the FIT Challenge.  Because I was not living in town, I was not familiar with the previous contestants and their journeys.  It was nice meeting them and hearing some of their weight-loss stories.  Seeing how they were able to meet not only their health goals, but...
6:00 AM Jan 3, 2013
When I first learned that I had won the chance to participate in the FIT Challenge, I was very excited.  The opportunity to work with a personal trainer for free and to work toward my goals was a comfort.   After meeting the other contestants, and my first meeting with my trainer, I now feel more...
6:00 PM Jan 2, 2013
A New Year, A New You!"  How many times have we all heard that?  For myself, I would have to say just about every year of my adult life, but for the first time ever, I think I truly believe it.       Dec. 29 was our first meeting for the FIT Challenge, and after surviving the trek up the stairs, I...
2:00 PM Jan 2, 2013
Are you a celebrity watcher? A magazine clipper? A list maker, supplement taker, whole grains baker? No matter what kind of person you are, there's a new diet cookbook to help lay the foundation for that inevitable New Year's resolution.
5:00 AM Jan 1, 2013
These past couple of days have been pretty hectic. I'm extremely happy that the holiday season is starting to come to a close. I had my first FIT Challenge meeting and I was nervous and excited at the same time. We got the chance to meet the trainers and the past members of the FIT Challenge. It...