Medicinal Mushrooms

Happy Monday, Friends! Today, I’m excited to share with you the health benefits of one of my favorite foods—mushrooms. Whether I’m putting together a savory side dish using my favorite white vegetable or making a creamy, delicious, healthy mushroom soup (I’ll share that recipe later in this post!), I always feel good about consuming mushrooms  … Read more


Quark: My Interview with TotalBeauty

Happy Monday, Friends! You may have seen me mention across my social media platforms over the weekend that TotalBeauty included my advice as expert nutritionist in an article on Quark! So many of my friends reached out to me after reading the article saying that they had never even heard of Quark so I decided  … Read more


Janine’s Greek Walnut Spice Muffins

Happy Monday, friends! Today, I’m sharing a healthy, delicious recipe that I hope will become a staple in your home. My family loves these muffins so much that I actually made two whole batches this past weekend alone. I think the reason that we all love them so much is that they provide amazing health  … Read more


Are You Sabotaging Your Metabolism?

A slow metabolism. I’ve heard people say that they were born with it. I’ve heard others blame it on their age. Both could be true because your metabolism is influenced by your age, sex, and body composition. However, I’m not sure anyone knows that sabotaging their metabolism is something that they may have brought on  … Read more


What to Eat and What to Avoid for Better Sleep

A few weeks ago I was talking to one of my girlfriends and the topic of sleep came up. She mentioned that she felt like she hadn’t had a good night’s sleep in months. She’s had a lot on her mind. Work, kids, extended family, and the following day’s to-do list. She had tried essential  … Read more


VDay Dinner at Home!

Did January not seem like the longest month in recorded history? Finally, February is here, Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it has me thinking about all the things…Cupid, hearts, chocolate (dark and healthy of course), roses…and just in general how lucky I feel to be loved by my little family. I love  … Read more


The Workout I’m Doing Now….

I’m a huge proponent of exercise. I mean it would be weird if I wasn’t right? Can you imagine, a Nutritionist married to a heart doctor who didn’t believe in exercise? My husband Jonathan who is the Medical Director of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health Center believes and suggests to his patients  … Read more


Beans, Beans the Magical Fruit (No, Really!)

Beans, they get a bad rap. Think about it, that whole song you’ve been hearing sung on the playground since you were a little kid basically says stay away from beans unless you want a case of nasty gas. On top of that, we’ve got a passionate Keto following that despises beans…even leaving them out  … Read more


Mind Your…..

Happy New Year friends and followers! I’ve taken a little break from this space over the past few weeks to spend some quality time with my people. I’ve missed you! I hope your holiday was filled with so much happiness. My first post of the New Year….my guess is that you’re probably thinking I’m back  … Read more