Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf and the Recipe for a Decadent Dessert

Today I’m back sharing more of what makes you happy…recipes. This week’s additions from my kitchen are my recipes for “Not Your Mama’s Meatloaf” and my “Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies”. They are both SO good and have something in common. Both are incredibly delicious (obviously). Both are super healthy (without tasting it, if you know  … Read more


Avocados: Are They Good For You?

The first time I ever laid eyes on an avocado was at sleep away camp when I was just ten years old. I missed afternoon snack one day and my counselor sent me to the cafeteria to see what they could give me. Believe it or not, I was handed an avocado! I peeled it  … Read more


Frequently Asked Questions: Part 1

Happy Monday, friends and followers! Today, I’m back with a two part series that I think (hope!) that you will really enjoy. I reached out to some of my clients and friends and also spent some time thinking and today I’m here to share the questions that I get most as a nutritionist. What are  … 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


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


The Incredible Edible Egg?

The most reoccurring question that I get from my clients is all about eggs. Some want to know if they are a good meal option for a weight loss plan and others want to know how they will affect their cholesterol and over-all heart health. They’ve got more specific questions too. Should they buy brown  … Read more


The Most Important Meal of the Day

Hi friends! I was overwhelemed by your positive response to last weeks blog post. You all LOVE seeing what I eat for lunch everyday. I received calls and emails, messages on my social media and an outpouring of love in general regarding Supersized Salads. If you weren’t able to read it yet, I encourage you  … 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


Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries

I made my weekly pilgrimage to Trader Joe’s on Monday and as soon as I walked in I was greeted by a huge display of fresh cherries. The same thing happened when I hit my local food store and my local farmers market this week. Which reminded me, I love cherries! They are sweet and  … Read more