Yoga for STRENGTH!

• BALANCE SALAD   9:06 AM ON TUE JAN 5 2021
As part of my quest for increased strength this year, I have started to add more strengthening components to the yoga class…

A Year for STRENGTH!

• BALANCE SALAD   9:18 AM ON SAT JAN 2 2021
As we all know, 2020 was an epic year for stress. Even if your life was peachy keen before the pandemic, chances are you ha…

Ginger "Snaps"

• BALANCE SALAD   8:39 AM ON TUE DEC 29 2020
Merry Christmas! One of our favorite holiday activities is baking cookies. And when my daughter came to visit for the …

Brown Butter Chai Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:47 AM ON TUE DEC 8 2020
These Brown Butter Chai Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies are reminiscent of the old school, creamy icing-filled, soft, oatmeal cook…

5 Easy Ways to Support Small Businesses with S…

• FAITH WACHTER CONSULTING, LLC   12:00 PM ON FRI DEC 4 2020
During the current holiday season, many consumers are making a point to shop local and shop small for their holiday shoppin…

Sicilian Style Meatballs

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:49 AM ON TUE DEC 1 2020
Sicilian-Style Meatballs are a unique take on a classic Italian meatball – they’re studded with pine nuts and c…

How to Set Goals for Your Social Media

• FAITH WACHTER CONSULTING, LLC   5:00 PM ON MON NOV 16 2020
It’s common this time of year to begin turning your attention to goal-setting for the upcoming new year; but how does…

Still Chillin’ (with Netflix!)

• BALANCE SALAD   8:25 AM ON TUE NOV 3 2020
 There is no denying 2020 has been a terrible year for entertainment.Theatres are closed. Many have gone out of busine…

Elossa Hard Kombucha

• BALANCE SALAD   9:26 AM ON SUN NOV 1 2020
Have you been to Trader Joe’s lately? In the past, we shopped at Trader Joe’s once a week. Now we live too far away and it’…

New Cooking Demo on Chef AJ’s Show

• EAT WELL, STAY WELL | SHARON MCRAE | P…   5:05 PM ON FRI OCT 30 2020
My kids and I demonstrated how to prepare my One Pot Mexican Quinoa Bowl and Chocobanana Oat Pudding recipes on Chef AJ&#82…

Sourdough Pumpkin Spice Cake

• BALANCE SALAD   6:25 AM ON SAT OCT 24 2020
You may have noticed a theme to my recent recipes. My hubby and I have been feeding and tending our sourdough starter, baki…

Sourdough Chocolate Cake

• BALANCE SALAD   3:37 PM ON TUE OCT 20 2020
 Yes, we have joined the ranks of pandemic-crazed bakers making breads and cakes from scratch. We are feeding our sour…

New Interview with Supercharged Plant-Based L…

• EAT WELL, STAY WELL | SHARON MCRAE | P…   12:05 AM ON TUE OCT 6 2020
Recently, I was interviewed by Valeria Popov of the Supercharged Healthy Living Community about transitioning my kids to a …

Who is your Ideal Customer?

• FAITH WACHTER CONSULTING, LLC   3:00 PM ON FRI OCT 2 2020
“Why is it important to know WHO your Ideal Customer is?” is a topic we address frequently with our clients. Mo…

Oatmeal Scotchies UPDATED!

• BALANCE SALAD   6:59 AM ON SAT SEP 26 2020
When I was a kid, there was only one kind of chocolate chip! No butterscotch, no milk chocolate, no white chocolate, no pea…

International Day of Peace

• BALANCE SALAD   8:45 AM ON SUN SEP 20 2020
 Did you know September 21 is the International Day of Peace? How will you celebrate?Today I will record two yoga prac…

Nantucket Cranberry Upside-Down Cake

• BALANCE SALAD   8:12 AM ON FRI SEP 18 2020
Yesterday was my mom’s birthday. Now that she has made it into her nineties, every birthday is precious. We celebrated by b…

Make Your Own Aztec Mocha Latte

• BALANCE SALAD   8:33 AM ON THU SEP 17 2020
 If you’ve been following my blog lately, you already know that I’ve been going crazy with my morning coffee. I used t…

Notable Holiday Shopping Trends and Social Med…

• FAITH WACHTER CONSULTING, LLC   4:05 PM ON TUE SEP 8 2020
It feels a bit early to talk about holiday shopping right now but the truth is, the 2020 holiday season will not be busines…

Beet Your Sweet Tooth Cheesecake

• BALANCE SALAD   3:46 PM ON FRI SEP 4 2020
 Calling all adventurous bakers! And health food nuts! And creative cooks!This cheesecake is not going to appeal to ev…

Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:48 AM ON THU SEP 3 2020
These Salted Dark Chocolate Cookie Dough Bites are the perfect any-time-of-day no-bake treat! The dough is made with almond…

Help for Knee Pain

• BALANCE SALAD   10:31 AM ON TUE SEP 1 2020
Before we get into ways to alleviate knee pain, let me make it clear that I am not a doctor. My thoughts on this issue are …

Honey Lemon Apple Cake

• BALANCE SALAD   12:22 PM ON SUN AUG 30 2020
 For my hubby’s birthday, I wanted to make a cake I’d never tried before. I asked him what his favorite kind of cake w…

Strengthen Your Immunity

• BALANCE SALAD   8:07 AM ON SUN AUG 2 2020
Corona virus is here to stay. No matter how long we stay at home, wash our hands, and avoid touching our faces, we will sti…

Gentle Yoga ONLINE CLASSES!

• BALANCE SALAD   3:56 PM ON SAT AUG 1 2020
You might already be aware that I have been teaching yoga online since this pandemic started. I was fortunate enough to lin…

Online Privacy and Security on Social Media: T…

• FAITH WACHTER CONSULTING, LLC   8:00 AM ON FRI JUL 31 2020
Online privacy and security (especially on social media) have been a long-time concern for some time. Now that many folks a…

Double Tomato and Corn Bruschetta Pasta with B…

• SPICES IN MY DNA   6:45 AM ON TUE JUL 28 2020
This Double Tomato and Corn Bruschetta Pasta with Burrata exemplifies all of the best flavors and produce summer has to off…

Hack Your Morning Coffee

• BALANCE SALAD   10:21 AM ON TUE JUL 21 2020
If you’ve met me. you might know that I’m a coffee aficionado. More like a coffee freak. I didn’t drink coffee until colleg…

Snook Haven: Real Old Florida Charm

• BALANCE SALAD   6:14 AM ON MON JUL 20 2020
Snook Haven has been on our list of places to visit for years. It’s right here in Venice, but a little bit off the beaten p…

Blueberry Brunch Cake

• BALANCE SALAD   8:06 AM ON WED JUL 15 2020
When I moved to Florida, I went through a gigantic purging of stuff. Almost all our furniture, lots of clothing, most of my…