How to Build a Healthy Microbiome for Optimal Digestive Health

Disclosure: I’m a sponsored Align Influencer, but all opinions are my own. Please see below for additional disclosure. Ahhhhhhhhhh, the microbiome. A term we’re hearing everywhere these days. I’m sure many of you have heard the term ‘microbiome‘ throughout the last few months more than ever. So, what IS the microbiome and why should you … Continued

Simple Almond Butter Superfood Cookies

Simple. Ahhhhhhhh, that’s the word of the day. It’s what we all need more of in our lives, isn’t it? Simplicity. It just sounds fabulous, doesn’t it? I mean, who doesn’t want to live a simple life. Simple food, simple ingredients, simple…simple…simple. That’s my motto. I keep all my recipes simple and clean, which is why … Continued

Great Protein Sources To Fuel Your Day

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about foods high in protein (protein rich foods), and what types of protein to eat. Many of you have been asking about good sources of protein; some of you are vegetarian, some of you are vegan, others paleo and others a mix of everything. So today we’re not … Continued

Chocolate Coconut Cashew Butter

So, it’s time for quick dessert recipes. You’re hot. You’re lazy. It’s summer. July 4th is over and you ate way too many burgers, right?

Gluten-Free n' Vegan Tips For Fueling Your Body

Here is a useful guide to help those of you who are Gluten-Free and/or Vegan.  As we all know, I am Gluten-Intolerant, therefore I enjoy consuming all of these foods in my meals and snacks throughout the day. I hope this guide is helpful for those of you new to the gluten-free world and hope … Continued

VEGA Vegan Protein Patties and Marx Foods GIVEAWAY

As you all know, I’m a proud VEGA Ambassador and I recently created a tasty recipe and video demo for the VEGA website sharing my vegan protein patties. Be sure to take a look at my Vega Ambassador Interview, Recipe and Video. Ingredients 1 packet VEGA Sport ¼ cup steel-cut oats, cooked 1 cup black … Continued

Get Smart n' Get Snackin'…

Are You a Smart Snacker?  Here are a few of my tips to help you navigate through the snack drawer.  Be aware of those processed, store-bought ‘treats’ and opt for your own homemade, nutritious snack packed with vitamins and nutrients to keep you happy and healthy all day long. Traveling for the New Year? Pack … Continued

Goin' Gluten-Free…and $25 Gift-Certificate Giveaway

Avoiding gluten, the protein found in wheat as well as grains rye and barley can be a challenge, but there’s no need to wave goodbye to your favorite foods.  If you suffer from gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, you can build your diet from vegetables, rice, corn, legumes, fruit and other tasty gluten-free foods. Vegetables, … Continued

Cranberry n’ Mint Quinoa

You know its fall when recipes call for cranberries…the thoughts of Thanksgiving and warm, comforting food comes to mind when the leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow. Well, there are no trees here in Manhattan (aside from Central Park), however, when I take my yearly pumpkin picking trip, I admire … Continued

Cranberry n' Mint Quinoa

You know its fall when recipes call for cranberries…the thoughts of Thanksgiving and warm, comforting food comes to mind when the leaves begin to turn beautiful shades of red, orange and yellow. Well, there are no trees here in Manhattan (aside from Central Park), however, when I take my yearly pumpkin picking trip, I admire … Continued