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

Peppers: The Perfect Pick

Happy Monday friends! A week from today marks Memorial Day, the official kick-off to Summer. I don’t know about you but during the Summer months I’m constantly looking for healthy snack ideas and lighter fare for dinner. Red, orange, yellow, green, raw or cooked, bell peppers are the perfect pick. Whether they serve as a  … 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

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

Dark Chocolate: It Does a Body Good

Dark chocolate lovers, today is your lucky day. I’m here with good news regarding your beloved sweet treat. Today, I’m here to tell you to eat and enjoy that dark chocolate with zero guilt. Because yes, dark chocolate has proven to do a body good! Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, dark chocolate  … 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

Sunflower Seeds: The Tiny Super-Seed You Need in Your Diet Now

Happy Monday! If you’ve been following me for a while now you know that there’s nothing I love more than a quick and easily solution to adding a little health and wellness to your life each day. I’m always reminding my clients, friends and family that making small changes to your everyday routine can really  … Read more