Janine’s Asian-Inspired Meatballs

A hot topic of conversation with clients in my office generally revolves around diet and how to eat while still losing weight. Especially during someone’s first few sessions with me, they are always asking questions like, “what are some healthy dinner ideas?” or “what’s something that I can make that’s low carb but doesn’t taste  … Read more

Fall Farmers Market Finds

Happy Fall! Today, September 23rd marks the first official day of Fall and I am here for it! As much as I love Summer, there’s just something about the Fall. The leaves, the clothes, the food! I could almost smell it coming this weekend as I walked through Central Park. And then, I found myself  … Read more

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

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

Pasta-Bilities

It’s that time of year. It’s darker earlier, it’s cold, it’s damp, it’s time for comfort food. I don’t know about you but after a long chilly day, nothing sounds better to me than sitting down to a nice big bowl of pasta. My boys and Jonathan love it too. What’s not to love? It’s  … Read more

Nutritional Yeast

Nutritional yeast. Ever heard of it? Maybe you’ve heard it referenced as “nooch” or “yeshi”. What about “nature’s Cheeto dust” or maybe even “hippie dust”? If you’re like most of my friends, family and clients, maybe you have never heard of it at all. Don’t worry, neither had I until about five years ago. Now,  … 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

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

Collagen Powder: What You Need to Know from TotalBeauty

Hi, friends! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve hopped on here to share with you.  I’ve been traveling, enjoying having my son home and my family all under one roof and I’ve really been trying to soak up the Summer. Today, I want to share an article with you that I was featured in  … Read more