Leeks: Low in Calories and Fat, High in Nutritional Value and Flavor

I adore leeks. I fell in love with them when I was living in London (redundant I know, but true). Leek and potato soup/vichyssoise and leek vinaigrette were my absolute favorites. But, it wasn’t love at first site. I have to say that when I first learned of the health benefits leeks provide and how  … Read more

A Natural Remedy for GI Issues

It’s Monday again! How? These beautiful Summer weekends seem to be flying by for our family. I hope you are all feeling happy and well. Today I’m here to share a situation I’ve had over the past few weeks and hopes of perhaps helping one of you! Recently, I’ve been experiencing some GI (Gastrointestinal) issues.  … 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

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

Miracle Morning Juice

Happy Monday friends and followers. I’m here today with what I think is a total game changer when it comes to not only your health but also your digestion, issues with bloating, sinking energy levels and more. I did a lot of research this Summer when a client of mine came to me frustrated. She  … Read more

Feel Good Foods

I don’t know about you but when I’m feeling down, a little exhausted and just not in the best mood I want to turn to comfort foods. Think chocolate, a bag of salty potato chips or a big bowl of pasta Bolognese to make myself feel better. I know it’s not the right choice. I  … Read more

Beauty Smoothies

Happy Monday Everyone! A few weeks ago I was asked by a writer that I’ve worked with in the past if I could help provide some expert commentary on a piece she was working on entitled, “35 Skin-Loving Smoothies and Masks You Can Make with a Blender”. She wondered if I had any recipes that  … Read more

Top Medicinal Herbs & Spices to Stock Your Kitchen with Now!

About a year ago I started experimenting with fresh mint in my cooking – adding it to almost everything that I was making at home.  I’m obsessed.  It adds a subtle flavor (crazy because I don’ even like “mint” flavored anything…ice cream, candies, etc.), it takes each meal I create up a notch and has  … Read more