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

My Recipe for Banana Date Cake

Happy Monday, friends. I hope that everyone had a healthy, relaxing weekend. Today’s post is short and sweet…literally! Over the past couple of weeks I’ve had an outpouring of requests for recipes to help satisfy that sweet tooth that we all have without consuming a ton of fat and calories. Well ask and you shall  … Read more

Favorite Recipes from My Kitchen to Yours

On the blog a few weeks ago, I shared some examples of what I eat on a daily basis, a typical meal plan in the Whiteson household, if you will. I was overwhelmed by the feedback. In the following days, some of you sent me pictures of your grocery store hauls, so many of you  … 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

The Answer to My Most Asked Question: What Do I Eat?

Today, I’m here to share the answer to the number one question I get asked by clients during our sessions.  “What do you eat?” I also get asked a lot how many calories I consume, if I count carbs throughout the day, do I ever have “cheat days” and I if I have any guilty  … Read more

The Truth about Turmeric

Today’s blog post comes straight to you from a conversation I had earlier in the week with a client of mine. We were talking about her overall health when she mentioned having recently visited her OBGYN to discuss a lot of pain she was having surrounding both her ovulation and her menstrual cycle. As it  … Read more