Why “Souping” is Better than “Juicing”

I’ve been reading everywhere lately that September is the new January. If you think about it, it makes sense. Most of us, especially those of us with kids at home this Summer, were totally off our regularly scheduled programs. We threw our routines to the wind for more time at the beach or the pool,  … Read more

Janine’s Recipe for Asian Sticky Thighs

Happy Monday, friends. You all have been loving when I share my favorite recipes with you, thank you for the feedback. I get it because I think it’s easy to get stuck in a rut, making the same dishes over and over again or copping out and ordering in because you can’t stand to make  … Read more

Janine’s Low-Carb Taco Stuffed Peppers

Hi Friends! I was SO happy to hear that you loved my “De-bloat Day” post last week. I think we were all in the same boat after the first long weekend of the Summer. That post is a good one to file away until Labor Day! If you haven’t read it yet, you can find  … Read more

De-Bloat Day! A Plan for Getting Back on Track

If you woke up feeling like a Thanksgiving Day parade float on the day after Memorial Day, you may have over-indulged last weekend. Salty dogs on the BBQ, a few too many margaritas on the beach and pass the chips and salsa sounded great at the time. But now, you’ve got puffy eyes, swollen sausage  … 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

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

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

Arugula, the “New” Kale

By now I’m sure you’ve heard all about the “super” green kale. Kale salads, kale smoothies, kale chips…I swear that for a while everywhere I went I was hearing about kale. I get it, it’s super nutritious, pretty mild in taste and it’s a good healthy alternative to a lot of other greens that don’t  … 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