Aug 15 2017
Breakfast is usually a veggie omelet, a smoothie, or a high fiber cereal with berries and milk or yogurt. In the winter months, I throw in steel cut oats to the mix. Typically, I choose 2 things to eat for breakfast each week. This week, it could be smoothies and omelets. Next week it could be cereal and yogurt. I […]
May 27 2017
I want you to take a minute and think about what is in your refrigerator at this very moment. Some people may be able to recall everything in it while others may actually have no idea. What do you think this says about you? From personal experience in doing in-home visits with clients, I’ve seen it all—old Chinese take-out containers from […]
May 26 2017
Black Bean Pasta
This Pasta is exactly what you’d think it is: spaghetti noodles made from black beans. That’s it. The beans are dried and ground into a flour like consistency. There are many different brands that create many different black bean pastas. Perfect for people who are gluten free, black bean pasta has no grains. It eats just like pasta […]
May 25 2017
A sweet herbal drink (no sugar needed!) with floral notes. Pour this tea over a tall glass of ice and you have a refreshing summer drink with magnesium and Vitamin C for zero calories.
4 cups water
Heat water in a large pot.
Wash artichoke, trim brown parts, and cut into quarters lengthwise.
Once water boils, place whole artichoke […]
Apr 19 2017
The snack industry is a vast one. I mean, just go into your grocery store, how many aisles are dedicated to snacks (chip aisle, candy aisle, cookie aisle, bakery aisle, etc)? Science however says there is conflicting evidence on the benefits of snacking. Yes, it can help in controlling appetite but at the same time, when snacking is done poorly, it […]
Apr 03 2017
If you’ve been following my social media accounts, you know I have been non-stop with making the Ikarian longevity stew. I had half of a fennel bulb leftover from the Ikarian stew recipe and needed to find a way to incorporate it into another dish. Fennel is a tough cruciferous vegetable so it didn’t spoil easily and maintained its integrity well […]