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

A Conscious Cocktail Party: My Favorite Recipes

Happy Monday, friends! I can’t believe that December is here! Have you started making the rounds on the holiday party circuit yet? I hope that I got to you in time. Two weeks ago we talked about how we can travel “smartly” this holiday season. If you missed that blog post, I encourage you to  … 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

2018 New Year’s Resolutions from My Kitchen to Yours

Happy New Year, Friends! I always love the 1st of the year. A new year, new beginnings, fresh starts, a clean slate! My family and I were sitting around last weekend discussing what we wanted this year to look like and I of course had to share my goals in and around the kitchen for  … Read more

It’s Party Time: Low Calorie Cocktails

Hi Friends! Today’s post is going to be short and sweet but I hope to cover something that I’ve been asked about a lot lately–Low Calorie Cocktails. Recently, I’ve had friends and clients ask me, “how can I attend these holiday cocktail parties, enjoy a nice festive drink and not over indulge?” It’s a great  … Read more

SKINNY SOUPS: SLURP YOURSELF SLIM!

Happy Monday, Friends. Today, I’m going to share one of my all-time favorite tips for staying full, staying trim, staying healthy and detoxing throughout the year—“SOUPING”. That’s right…not fasting, not juicing, not starving! We are going to slurp ourselves skinny! Did you know that on average, the normal person gains between five and eight pounds  … Read more

Smart, Savory Sides for Thanksgiving 2017

Happy Thursday, friends! I’m here today to share some recipes—recipes that I hope that you will want to add to your Thanksgiving menus this year. We’re just a week away, so let’s get cooking! First things first—and I really hope that you’ll still want to be friends with me after I get a little real  … Read more