If You Are Sad This Christmas

There was a news wave of deaths in the last week (suicide, accidental falling off a condo balcony, murder, transport accident, suicide bomber) which reminded me that Christmas  with its global reputation for being the most wonderful time of the year could be the saddest for some people… precisely because it is supposed to be…

Healthy Option at Dean and Deluca, Rockwell with Edith

My friend and teacher, Edith, and I met up for lunch. We had healthy Quinoa Salad with Smoked Salmon and Mango. The saltiness of the firm smoked salmon met the pungent aromatic red onions that dominated the quinoa and other vegetables.  The light vinaigrette dressing with bursts of red beet puree and the sweet mangoes…