Fajita Lettuce Wraps with Hazelnut Avocado Crema

This feature is sponsored by our friends at Elmhurst 1925. All opinions are my own. These delicious 10-minute Fajita Lettuce Wraps are simple, light and perfect for serving during the warmer weather that’s headed our way. The creamy hazelnut avocado crema is made in less than 5 minutes with only two ingredients so it’s incredibly … Continued

7 Anti-Inflammatory Recipes and a Detoxifying Meal Plan

This post was created in partnership with ALDI. All opinions are our own. I’m all about an anti-inflammatory lifestyle, which many of you know by now through following me on social media, this website and my book, Eating Clean. Eating this way is what helped me get through 10 years of chronic health issues and … Continued

Creamy Zucchini Soup from the ‘Superfood Soups’ Cookbook

I’m so excited to be sharing a recipe from my dear friend, Julie Morris, who is a NY Times best-selling author and the author of the new cookbook, Superfood Soups, which I absolutely love. Julie is such an incredible woman and her recipes are clean, simple and O’ so delicious. We met a few years … Continued

Simple Summer Zucchini Boats (Vegan, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free)

Yippeeee for warm summer weather and fresh, raw summer recipes. I don’t know about you but I am cravvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvvving raw veggies right about now. With the peak of summer right around the corner my clients are begging me for fresh and super refreshing recipes…and I’m sure you’re in the mood for them too, right? I thought so. … Continued

Gluten-Free Fiesta Pasta Salad

It’s a million degrees in Manhattan and all I want is a refreshing meal, air conditioning, a sundress and the beach. Thank goodness I live near the water. The cool breeze makes such a difference. I know I’ve told you guys about my love affair with zucchini before…

Emmer-Flour Zucchini Cakes

Ingredients 3 large zucchini, grated 1/4 cup red onion, minced 1 garlic clove, minced 2 large eggs, whisked 1/4 avocado, mashed 1 Tbsp. baking powder 4 Tbsp. emmer flour 2 Tbsp. ground flax seeds 1/4 tsp. chili powder Sea Salt and pepper, to taste Topping: Greek plain yogurt Directions In a large bowl, combine zucchini, … Continued

Sweet Vegetable Slaw

This is an incredible recipe that I created last night using ingredients from my refrigerator and pantry.  I opted for a unique combination of cashew butter, balsamic vinegar, agave nectar, Greek plain yogurt, pine nuts, Chinese mustard, cinnamon and dulse flakes gently tossed among a ‘slew’ of spiraled zucchini, squash, mango, carrots and cabbage with … Continued

John Boos, O How I Love Thee…

Honestly, I’ve fallen in love with a cutting board… The John Boos Cutting Board, that is…and O, how fine it is! Now, this isn’t just any ol’ cutting board, aside from the fact that it’s incredibly well crafted and aesthetically pleasing to the eye, this John Boos cutting board can handle anything you desire.  The … Continued

Zucchini and Dark Chocolate Banana Bread

I have recently been contacted by Stonyfield to create some tasty recipes using their delicious yogurt.  I am a huge fan of Stonyfield’s Oikos Greek yogurt and my family loves the Stonyfield plain yogurt, as well.  Over the next week, I will be posting 5 of my favorite Stonyfield yogurt recipes…they’re perfect for this holiday … Continued

A Gluten-Free Thanksgiving

With a little experimentation and creativity, you can effortlessly tweak your Thanksgiving menu into a gluten-free holiday spectacular. Appetizers Make your appetizers simple by offering a variety of cheese, spreads and rice crackers.  Quinoa stuffed mushrooms are a great alternative to wheat- stuffed mushrooms and taste just as delicious; your guests will never know the … Continued