My Recipe for Banana Date Cake

Happy Monday, friends. I hope that everyone had a healthy, relaxing weekend. Today’s post is short and sweet…literally! Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had an outpouring of requests for recipes to help satisfy that sweet tooth that we all have without consuming a ton of fat and calories. Well ask and you shall  … Read more


Our Trip to Argentina

Hi Friends! I thought a perfect follow-up to my post on tips for healthy air travel would be to share details about our recent trip to Argentina.  A huge group of us headed there for a family wedding…aunts, uncles, cousins and long life friends. My dad grew up in Argentina so this trip was super  … Read more


The F Word!

It’s my favorite of all the “f” words. No, not the one you’re thinking of, although I’ve been known to let that one slip from time to time. It’s Fiber! Now, don’t worry, this conversation is not going to get all #2 talky on you again. Although, if you missed my post on, “The Power  … Read more


My Tips for Healthy Air Travel

Friends, I’m writing this blog post well in advance of you reading it but I started packing for a trip today and I thought of some things I didn’t want to forget to share with you. I’m getting ready to leave the country for a trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina for my cousins wedding and  … Read more


Favorite Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours

On the blog a few weeks ago, I shared some examples of what I eat on a daily basis, a typical meal plan in the Whiteson household, if you will. I was overwhelmed by the feedback. In the following days, some of you sent me pictures of your grocery store hauls, so many of you  … Read more


Top Medicinal Herbs & Spices to Stock Your Kitchen with Now!

About a year ago I started experimenting with fresh mint in my cooking – adding it to almost everything that I was making at home.  I’m obsessed.  It adds a subtle flavor (crazy because I don’ even like “mint” flavored anything…ice cream, candies, etc.), it takes each meal I create up a notch and has  … Read more


The Answer to My Most Asked Question: What Do I Eat?

Today, I’m here to share the answer to the number one question I get asked by clients during our sessions.  “What do you eat?” I also get asked a lot how many calories I consume, if I count carbs throughout the day, do I ever have “cheat days” and I if I have any guilty  … Read more


Eating to Boost Your Metabolism!

In an effort to shed a few of the unwanted extra pounds that we may have put on over the holidays, we’ve spent the past few months on the blog discussing diets—the gluten free diet, the keto diet, and the moderation diet. But, diet schmiet. What if I told you today that there are simple  … Read more


The Truth about Turmeric

Today’s blog post comes straight to you from a conversation I had earlier in the week with a client of mine. We were talking about her overall health when she mentioned having recently visited her OBGYN to discuss a lot of pain she was having surrounding both her ovulation and her menstrual cycle. As it  … Read more


Coffee Talk: Will Drinking Coffee Make You Live Longer?

I’ve heard it called java, joe, mud, dirt, and brew. I call it liquid gold…and I’m not alone. Coffee is the most popular beverage in the whole world. In the Unites States alone, over 280 million cups of coffee are consumed each day! So, for the 62% of us Americans who drink coffee, should we  … Read more