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

Natural Ways to Boost Your Mood

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” right? For many…yes. But for some, this time of year can be hard, sad, stressful and isolating. As many of us are enjoying the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping, party after party, wrapping and decorating, giving and receiving, others may really be struggling. My heart goes  … 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

Pasta-Bilities

It’s that time of year. It’s darker earlier, it’s cold, it’s damp, it’s time for comfort food. I don’t know about you but after a long chilly day, nothing sounds better to me than sitting down to a nice big bowl of pasta. My boys and Jonathan love it too. What’s not to love? It’s  … 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

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

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