Hi, I'm Ginny and this is my blog where I share interesting facts on food and fitness, the latest health and wellness research, my latest recipe experiments (mainly on my husband who is a willing subject), as well as a little inspiration from my learnings on living a full and vibrant life. Check out my ME page to find information on what I do and how I could help you or someone you know.
By Virginia Reddick on Thursday, November 08, 2018
Eating well during the holidays is HARD! From the thanksgiving dressing and pumpkin pie to the Christmas cookies and eggnog, it is hard to not overindulge in your favorite foods. I know it is for me! I could eat my weight in Christmas cookies, all in 1 day.
During this season, I often get asked, “How do I stay healthy all while enjoy my favorite foods during the holidays?” ... Read More
In my last post, I shared why I was making several changes to my diet and what those changes were. You can read it here (https://virginiareddick.worldsecuresystems.com/musings/big-changes-in-my-diet-that-have-yielded-big-results). I have noticed a world of difference in my overall health. I have better energy than I did a few month ago, my body composition has changed, my skin is glowing, and ... Read More
By Virginia Reddick on Wednesday, February 07, 2018
Need a quick and nutritious dinner idea? I've got an idea for you: Fried Cauliflower Rice.
This recipe is so good! Everyone in my family loves it. Trying to cook for a picky 17 month old little girl and my husband is no small task so I count it a huge success that this recipe is one we all like.
Mary Virginia is giving me a run for my money these days as she loves all kinds of ... Read More
Do you struggle to get enough protein in your diet?
Studies show that eating a diet rich in quality protein can help you lose weight, build and maintain muscle mass, boost your metabolism, and increase your energy.
You don’t need to eat a crazy amount of protein every day to experience these benefits. The current Dietary Guideline recommendation is to aim to get between 1 ... Read More
What is a leaky gut?
You probably have a good guess just from hearing the name. If you guessed something like, “it is when things that shouldn’t pass through your gut pass through your gut and cause lots of problems” you are right.
I recently wrote blog for CentreSpring MD (the holistic and integrative practice where I counsel patients on all kinds of nutrition ... Read More
My husband loves oatmeal for his breakfast most every morning.
My daughter loves the same.
So oatmeal has become a staple in our home the past few months. I love that my husband and daughter have a special bond over their morning meal.
Though I am not a huge fan of bowl of oatmeal for my morning meal, I love cooking it for all of the following reasons:
1. It is packed ... Read More
The Greenberg Turkey (https://www.gobblegobble.com/public/home)
No wonder it is one of Oprah’s favorite things. This smoked turkey tastes AMAZING! It has the perfect smokey flavor that can be enjoyed in many different ways for every meal for at least a week.
I was given a turkey by one of my clients for Christmas. I froze it to save for later and just now diving into it. I ... Read More
We are getting little sleep around this house these days. I had heard about new parent sleep deprivation, but I was hopeful I would escape it. I thought for a moment I had, then we traveled for several weeks during the holidays. Since then, quality sleep has been hit or miss. My prayer is that this is a growth and developmental spurt, and it will pass soon. Until then my husband and I are doin ... Read More