Pumpkin: Nutritious and Delicious (Plus: My Recipe for Chocolate Pumpkin Bars)

Happy Monday, Friends. If you’ve been following me on Instagram @janine.whiteson, you’ve seen that I’ve been whipping up some super delicious Fall favorites for my family lately. A lot of you have seen the Instagram stories that I have shared from my kitchen and have immediately reached out for recipes. Well, ask and you shall  … Read more

Avocados: Are They Good For You?

The first time I ever laid eyes on an avocado was at sleep away camp when I was just ten years old. I missed afternoon snack one day and my counselor sent me to the cafeteria to see what they could give me. Believe it or not, I was handed an avocado! I peeled it  … Read more

Frequently Asked Questions: Part 2

Thank you, thank you, thank you for all the amazing feedback regarding Part: 1 of our Q & A. You all know how much I love sharing everything with you and the fact that you’ve all taken this knowledge and have shared it with your friends and family as well just makes me so happy!  … Read more

Berry Good for You

One of my favorite things to do in the Summer, wherever I am, is to wake early and hit the local farmers market. This past week my healthy haul consisted mainly of fresh berries; blueberries, strawberries, raspberries….my favorite summer snack! As I looked down into my basket full of all my fresh finds, I was  … 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

Travel PSA: Planes, Trains or Automobiles…Be Prepared

Happy Monday, friends. As we enter into the busiest travel season of the year, I come to you today with some healthy reminders. Every year we hear the reports, “The average person gains between five and ten 10 pounds during the holidays.” Well, I’m here to tell you that one big old turkey dinner with  … Read more

The Amazing Health Benefits of Zucchini

If you read my blog post on pasta substitutes last week you know I promised a follow-up on my beloved zoodles or zucchini spirals. Not only are they a low carb option for a cozy, easy dinner in and a healthy vehicle for my favorite marinara sauce but zucchini is SO much more. A powerful  … Read more

Canned Pumpkin—Falls Perfect Sweet Treat

If Fall calls and you answer with “pumpkin everything,” then I have a treat for you. I’m sure you’re well aware by now that all the things we love about our beloved pumpkin flavor come Autumn (pumpkin pie, pumpkin spiced lattes, pumpkin bread, and cakes and cookies) are all high in fat, high in sugar,  … Read more

Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast. Ever heard of it? Maybe you’ve heard it referenced as “nooch” or “yeshi”. What about “nature’s Cheeto dust” or maybe even “hippie dust”? If you’re like most of my friends, family and clients, maybe you have never heard of it at all. Don’t worry, neither had I until about five years ago. Now,  … Read more

An Apple A Day

It’s officially Fall which means it’s apple picking season. I have such fond memories of Fall road trips with my boys each year—searching for the perfect orchard. Hayrides, petting zoos and enough apples to satisfy all our cravings for pies, sauce and snacks. Any day now your Facebook newsfeed should start becoming flooded with photos  … Read more