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


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


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


Bye Bye Bloat!

If you are experiencing bloating—that sensation of fullness, pressure in your lower abdomen, your pants just fitting a little bit more tightly than they should be, you are not alone. 10-30 percent of people admit to feeling bloated more than a quarter of the time! Sometimes bloating can be painful, almost like menstrual cramps, sometimes  … 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


Finding the Good in Gluten

If you are one of the 1 in 1,000 people that have been clinically diagnosed with celiac disease (a wheat protein allergy) then read no further. However, if you are one of the 1.6 million Americans that are following a gluten-free diet today in hopes of losing weight and have no gluten intolerance, then this  … 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