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


Bye Bye Bloat!

If you are experiencing bloating—that sensation of fullness, pressure in your lower abdomen, your pants just fitting a little bit more tightly than they should be, you are not alone. 10-30 percent of people admit to feeling bloated more than a quarter of the time! Sometimes bloating can be painful, almost like menstrual cramps, sometimes  … Read more


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