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Share your favorite foods to celebrate Thanksgiving

Each Thanksgiving the rituals of gratitude abound. Yet gratitude should be a year-round perspective! To be mindful, to be kind, and to be positive enhances every day and every meal. Sharing your favorite foods and recipes is a thoughtful way to reach out to others —...

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Simple and effective food rules

If your New Year’s food resolutions seem overwhelming, plan to read Michael Pollan’s best-seller, “Food Rules.” You will find his food guidelines straightforward and worth considering. Here are a few of my favorites: Don’t eat anything your great-grandmother would not...

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Plant-based diet can do you good

Don’t just “kickstart your heart” during February, but plan to make healthy eating part of your Food for Life daily plan. Sapna Von Reich, a Fort Collins Food for Life instructor, offers valuable, life-saving nutrition information at her classes. Sapna explained how...

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Children can learn to ‘eat the rainbow’

Sapna Von Reich finds joy in teaching others how to set a plate full of healthy foods on the table. Her cooking classes now include children, who under her guidance can "eat the rainbow" and have fun doing it. An instructor with the Physicians Committee for...

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