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

Quark: My Interview with TotalBeauty

Happy Monday, Friends! You may have seen me mention across my social media platforms over the weekend that TotalBeauty included my advice as expert nutritionist in an article on Quark! So many of my friends reached out to me after reading the article saying that they had never even heard of Quark so I decided  … 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

Bye Bye Bloat!

If you are experiencing bloating—that sensation of fullness, pressure in your lower abdomen, your pants just fitting a little bit more tightly than they should be, you are not alone. 10-30 percent of people admit to feeling bloated more than a quarter of the time! Sometimes bloating can be painful, almost like menstrual cramps, sometimes  … Read more

The F Word!

It’s my favorite of all the “f” words. No, not the one you’re thinking of, although I’ve been known to let that one slip from time to time. It’s Fiber! Now, don’t worry, this conversation is not going to get all #2 talky on you again. Although, if you missed my post on, “The Power  … Read more