When Kelly signed up for my Vibrant Health Coaching program in the fall of 2018 we quickly uncovered that she was pre-diabetic, with very unstable blood sugar levels. Her legs would swell and she would get painful, unpleasant abrasions on her legs that would dramatically hinder her mobility. She was ready and committed to seeing [...]
Chef Colombe Fruehauf prepares red cabbage slaw on Kaleidoscope the Series.
Chef Colombe Fruehauf prepares lobster cod cakes with a basil dressing on Kaleidoscope the Series.
We have all heard the words sickness, illness, compromise, disorder, ailment, conditions, and disease before, but have you ever truly questioned what their meanings are? Take for instance, the word “dis-ease”; it’s a general term, used widely, to denote an interruption, cessation, or a disorder of body functions, systems, or organs. Pretty vague right? How [...]
Years ago when I was in college at Johnson & Wales Culinary University, as like most college students, it was a high-pressure and hectic period in my life. Our school was very disciplined, and had specific guidelines as to how things must be done. The discipline & guidelines were taught not only for our safety [...]
In the course of working with clients I’ve noticed that they hold varying levels of confidence depending on the subject or goal that we are addressing. When I ask what they feel is stopping them from reaching their goal many times the obstacles’ are self-doubt, uncertainty, indecisiveness, and willpower. Discussing confidence with clients forces me [...]
When my client Pete and I began working together last fall, he knew he had the potential to regain great health but couldn’t decide which course of action to take to achieve it. He was juggling with taking multiple medications (both prescription & over the counter supplements) and confused by what foods were healthy [...]
Over the last century we’ve witnessed a profound shift in our perspectives toward health and wellness. We, as Americans, have come to practical realizations that there are no real magical solutions for most ailments, disorders, and imbalances, and that sustainable health is linked to internal (diet), and external (exercise), motivators. On some levels, this seems [...]
I have been very lucky in my life to have had a strong interest and education in the sciences. That interest and education saved my life. Here is my story: In high school, I instinctively understood and comprehended the complexity of the double helix, the building block of our genetic makeup. I was intrigued by [...]
by Chef Colombe A frittata is a type of Italian omelet - you can add almost anything to the eggs. It is also delicious eaten cold and makes an ideal “Grab and Go” snack. Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 2 cups fresh spinach 1 onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves, chopped ¾ cup ground turkey [...]