Serving Sizes: Are They Really What They Say They Are?

Serving Sizes:  Are They Really What They Say They Are?

Quick Think Fast! How many portions are in a bag of snack-size whole grain crackers? Or a small bottle of locally-pressed juice? Or a lunchbox pack of granola bars or even cookies? Hint: it’s not “one.” Often, the above products contain two or two-and-a-half servings per package. Yes, they are proportionately packaged to make you think they contain one serving. The food manufacturers want you to think it’s one serving and get into the habit of eating that amount per...

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Mark Bittman”s 4 principles of kitchen confidence

Mark Bittman”s 4 principles of kitchen confidence

I thought I would re-post this article from a few years ago because it spoke to me then and I hope it will speak to you now.  Cooking isn’t as difficult as so many people think.  The main ingredient when cooking at home is the planning part.  When, not if, you’re willing to set aside a few minutes each week to plan out your meals, you will begin to reproduce those menu plans in the future.  So instead of making a few choice meals over an over again, and becoming...

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Eating Healthier: Getting Your Spouse On Board

Eating Healthier:  Getting Your Spouse On Board

You decided it was time to make some changes in your diet, so you went shopping after work and bought a bunch of vegetables to go with a hopefully great tasting recipe you found online.  As you prepare the dish, you taste-test several times and feel great about how the flavors meld together.  You put the meal on the table and call your family in to rant and rave about the colors, textures, and taste.  Surprise!  The family sits down, looks at the dish, and the questions...

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Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Janeson Keeley, Roanoke, VA

Cathy’s insight and guidance has, and continues, to help me organize my previously chaotic life into a group of systems that work well together.  Her program helped me reduce the stress of trying to keep track of so many things at once, and save me significant time that can be used for more productive things. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the things you have to do and to keep track of, I highly recommend that you speak with Cathy about how her Time Strategies can help you make your life make sense.

K.C. Gott, TN

K.C. Gott, TN

I really enjoyed our time together and I appreciate you so very much with helping me reach my career goals.   Thank you for being all in with me during this 6-month process. I wish you every happiness in your coaching and I’m looking forward to more time coaching with you in the future.

Warmly,
K.C.

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

Robin Anderson, Rock Mount, VA

When we were first referred to Mrs. Cathy Dick at One Degree Forward, my first question was, “Is she a doctor?”  If the answer had been yes I think I would have refused.  Instead the answer was like a breath of fresh air.