Earl Grey & Strawberry Granola {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Soy-Free}

I’m so excited to bring you a recipe from a woman that I truly admire, Heather Crosby. I reached out to Heather four years ago and we were instant friends. We spoke on the phone for two hours and had so much in common aside from our foodie and wellness websites. Today’s recipe is from … Continued

Grain-Free Flax Cranberry Granola

So, I kinda want a new sunhat. I mean, Spring is on the way and then comes along Summer, so I’m invisioning a new sunhat this year with my strapless navy swimsuit on the beach. I haven’t found my sunhat yet, in case you were wondering, but I will say that I’m on the hunt … Continued

Stonyfield Yogurt Event

I recently was invited by Stonyfield Yogurt to attend an amazing Stonyfield Cooking event at DeGustabus Cooking School here in Manhattan. I joined fellow food bloggies and editors for a delicious food demo and tasting by America’s Green Nutritionist, author and home chef Kate Geagan, MS, RD who showcased fresh new ways to cook with … Continued

Product Review: Enjoy Life Foods

A big thank you to my friends over at Enjoy Life Foods, who sent me a wonderful package of their delicious granolas! Enjoy Life Foods has a vast array of yummy products, all of which are free of the eight most common allergens: No Wheat/Gluten, Dairy, Peanuts, Tree Nuts, Egg, Soy, Fish or Shellfish.  Moreover, … Continued

Product Review: Musselman’s Apple Sauce

A huge thank you to the folks over at Musselman’s for sending me a delicious package of their Healthy Picks Apple Sauce! Each flavor packs a healthy dose of fiber and calcium as well as antioxidants from tasty ‘Superfruits’ such as Pomegranate, Cupuacu and Acai Berry. Blue Pomegranate Apple Sauce This Blue Pomegranate flavor was … Continued

Product Review: Kaia Foods

Thank you to Kaia Foods for the wonderful package of Kaia Foods Granola samples.  My clients enjoyed tasting the unique flavors: Dates & Spices, Raisin Cinnamon and Cocoa Bliss.  Each granola had a delicious taste and paired well with yogurt, oatmeal, salads and baking recipes! Kaia Foods Granola comes in 3 delicious flavors: Dates & Spices … Continued

Overnight Oats

A delicious way to enjoy your morning oatmeal- keep in the fridge overnight and wake up to a surprise! This recipe is wonderful if you are short on time in the mornings since you can prepare it the evening before. Ingredients (Prepare the night before, combine in a bowl and set in fridge overnight) 1/2 … Continued

Pear Sandwiches

These pear sandwiches are the perfect treat for a hot summer day…the juicy, crisp pears mixed with nut butter, golden raisins and granola is a great way to cool off with a healthy summertime treat!   Ingredients 2 Pears, cored and cut crosswise into 1/2 inch thick disks 1 tsp. Lime juice 3 Tbsp. Organic Nut … Continued

Simply Satisfying Swaps

Here are a few tricks of the trade from my healthy kitchen to yours…read on for some great alternatives to your pantry staples.   Swap your traditional mayo for plain Greek yogurt.  My favorite brands are Chobiani, Fage and Siggi’s.  These yogurts are a perfect substitution to mix into your typical tuna salad or spread onto your sandwich.  Moreover, Greek yogurt is … Continued

Omega What?

Omega 3 Fatty Acids These healthy fats help prevent a wide range of medical problems such as depression, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis and cardiovascular disease.  Unlike the saturated fats found in butter and lard, Omega 3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated. Eat fish at least 2 times a week.  Cold water and fatty fish such as mackerel, … Continued