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


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


Dark Chocolate: It Does a Body Good

Dark chocolate lovers, today is your lucky day. I’m here with good news regarding your beloved sweet treat. Today, I’m here to tell you to eat and enjoy that dark chocolate with zero guilt. Because yes, dark chocolate has proven to do a body good! Made from the seed of the cocoa tree, dark chocolate  … Read more


An Apple A Day

It’s officially Fall which means it’s apple picking season. I have such fond memories of Fall road trips with my boys each year—searching for the perfect orchard. Hayrides, petting zoos and enough apples to satisfy all our cravings for pies, sauce and snacks. Any day now your Facebook newsfeed should start becoming flooded with photos  … Read more


Miracle Morning Juice

Happy Monday friends and followers. I’m here today with what I think is a total game changer when it comes to not only your health but also your digestion, issues with bloating, sinking energy levels and more. I did a lot of research this Summer when a client of mine came to me frustrated. She  … 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


Amazon Favorites: Health and Wellness Edition

Happy Monday, Friends. I was recently placing an order on Amazon and I thought to myself, I bet my blog readers would be surprised to learn just how many purchases I make in the health and wellness category right on Amazon. I’m sharing those items today. Some of them are things I’ve suggested to you  … 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


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