Are You Sabotaging Your Metabolism?

A slow metabolism. I’ve heard people say that they were born with it. I’ve heard others blame it on their age. Both could be true because your metabolism is influenced by your age, sex, and body composition. However, I’m not sure anyone knows that sabotaging their metabolism is something that they may have brought on  … Read more


What to Eat and What to Avoid for Better Sleep

A few weeks ago I was talking to one of my girlfriends and the topic of sleep came up. She mentioned that she felt like she hadn’t had a good night’s sleep in months. She’s had a lot on her mind. Work, kids, extended family, and the following day’s to-do list. She had tried essential  … Read more


The Workout I’m Doing Now….

I’m a huge proponent of exercise. I mean it would be weird if I wasn’t right? Can you imagine, a Nutritionist married to a heart doctor who didn’t believe in exercise? My husband Jonathan who is the Medical Director of Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health Center believes and suggests to his patients  … Read more


Nuts for Nuts!

I read somewhere once that, “nuts are nature’s way of showing us that good things come in small packages.” Ha! The nutritionist in me loves this because I am….nuts for nuts. These bite size snacks are nutritional powerhouses; they are known for their anti-inflammatory nature and are packed with heart-healthy fats, proteins, flavonoids, fiber, vitamin  … 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


Walk It Off!

Happy Monday, Friends. I have a treat for you today. A client of mine has recently had a tremendous amount of success shedding the last of the unwanted weight she’s been wanting to lose for over a year! Since last May she has tried virtually every work out plan/class in the book and she finally  … Read more


Discussing Matters of the Heart (Health) Part 2

Hi Friends! Today, we’re wrapping up our content dedicated to heart health month with part two of my Q & A with Dr. Jonathan Whiteson. If you missed part one, you can catch up here.  A recent study released by the American Heart Association says that 103 million adults in the United States have high  … Read more


Discussing Matters of the Heart (Health)

Did you know that Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? Every single year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. The good news is that heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and properly manage their health conditions. Because  … Read more


2018 New Year’s Resolutions from My Kitchen to Yours

Happy New Year, Friends! I always love the 1st of the year. A new year, new beginnings, fresh starts, a clean slate! My family and I were sitting around last weekend discussing what we wanted this year to look like and I of course had to share my goals in and around the kitchen for  … Read more