Join Vicki and her three guests for a discussion on one of our favorite topics, food–the focus being on GOOD as in mm…mmm delicious. We’ll also talk about de-stressing and calming yourself without food! .

1) Dr. Jane Goodall once told Vicki that the best investment we can make in our environmental future is to get our kids involved at the grass roots level. Find out today how a movement of educators, parents, and students is remaking K-12 education in Smart by Nature: Schooling for Sustainability. Lisa Bennett is an author and communications director for the Center for Ecoliteracy. A former fellow at Harvard University’s Center on Press, Politics, and Public Policy in the John F. Kennedy School of Government, she’s written for many publications, including the New York Times and the Christian Science Monitor.

2) There’s nothing more welcoming on a cold winter’s day than coming home to the aroma of hot, nutritious food. Whether you enjoy cooking or not, we’re betting you’ll enjoy some of the “anyone-can-do-it” easy-to-make recipes in Stephanie O’Dea’s Make it Fast, Cook it Slow: The Big Book of Everyday Slow Cooking. Meals are gluten-free, inexpensive, and mm…mmm delicious! Stephanie O’Dea is the founder of A Year of Slow Cookingand has been on the Rachel Ray Showand Good Morning America. She’s been quoted or featured in dozens of publications including the New York Times, Publisher’s Weekly, and the LA Times. More about Stephanie O’Dea at

3) Maybe you’ve had a bad day. Maybe you’re bored, or frustrated. Or maybe you feel overwhelmed and stressed beyond your limits. You’re craving chocolate, a cup cake, potato chips, or French fries … anything to numb you down. But Don’t Do It! Dr. Susan Albers is a psychologist who specializes in eating issues, weight loss, and body image concerns. She has plenty of mindful suggestions to help you find relief, comfort, and regain your calm. 50 of them to be exact! Dr. Albers’ work has been quoted in O Magazine, Family Circle, Self, Health, Fitness Magazine, Natural Health, and the Wall Street Journal. She’s also an AOL Fitness Coach and blogger on the Huffington Post. Susan Albers, PSY.D, new book is 50 Ways to Soothe Yourself Without Food.

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