Amazon Favorites: Health and Wellness Edition

Happy Monday, Friends. I was recently placing an order on Amazon and I thought to myself, I bet my blog readers would be surprised to learn just how many purchases I make in the health and wellness category right on Amazon. I’m sharing those items today. Some of them are things I’ve suggested to you  … Read more


The Mediterranean Diet and My Trip to Israel

Hi, Friends! I just returned home from an amazing trip to Israel with some girlfriends. I spent ten days traveling the country, learning more about the history of Israel than I’ve ever learned before and soaking up the sights, smells and tastes of a country I hold near and dear to my heart. When I  … Read more


Collagen Powder: What You Need to Know from TotalBeauty

Hi, friends! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve hopped on here to share with you.  I’ve been traveling, enjoying having my son home and my family all under one roof and I’ve really been trying to soak up the Summer. Today, I want to share an article with you that I was featured in  … Read more


Strategies for a Somewhat Skinny BBQ

Now that it’s officially Summer, the invites to pool parties and backyard BBQ’s are rolling in and today I’m here to share some tips for healthy eating so that your hosts aren’t “rolling” you out! I don’t know about you but every single time I go to a BBQ I tend to overeat. The burgers  … Read more


Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

I made my weekly pilgrimage to Trader Joe’s on Monday and as soon as I walked in I was greeted by a huge display of fresh cherries. The same thing happened when I hit my local food store and my local farmers market this week. Which reminded me, I love cherries! They are sweet and  … Read more


Magnesium the Miracle Mineral

When you think of vitamin deficiencies or minerals that you know your body needs every day, you probably think of Vitamin D, iron, and calcium. But, you may be forgetting the miracle mineral magnesium. Magnesium is a nutrient that the body needs to stay healthy and is involved in over 600 chemical reactions in the body, including regulating  … Read more


Arugula, the “New” Kale

By now I’m sure you’ve heard all about the “super” green kale. Kale salads, kale smoothies, kale chips…I swear that for a while everywhere I went I was hearing about kale. I get it, it’s super nutritious, pretty mild in taste and it’s a good healthy alternative to a lot of other greens that don’t  … Read more


Nuts for Nuts!

I read somewhere once that, “nuts are nature’s way of showing us that good things come in small packages.” Ha! The nutritionist in me loves this because I am….nuts for nuts. These bite size snacks are nutritional powerhouses; they are known for their anti-inflammatory nature and are packed with heart-healthy fats, proteins, flavonoids, fiber, vitamin  … Read more


Beauty Smoothies

Happy Monday Everyone! A few weeks ago I was asked by a writer that I’ve worked with in the past if I could help provide some expert commentary on a piece she was working on entitled, “35 Skin-Loving Smoothies and Masks You Can Make with a Blender”. She wondered if I had any recipes that  … Read more


Walk It Off!

Happy Monday, Friends. I have a treat for you today. A client of mine has recently had a tremendous amount of success shedding the last of the unwanted weight she’s been wanting to lose for over a year! Since last May she has tried virtually every work out plan/class in the book and she finally  … Read more