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  • What I Eat For Breakfast

    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 […]

  • Artichoke Tea

    Artichoke Tea
    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. 

    Recipe
    Servings: 4
    Ingredients
    4 cups water
    1 artichoke

    Heat water in a large pot.
    Wash artichoke, trim brown parts, and cut into quarters lengthwise.
    Once water boils, place whole artichoke […]

  • How to Optimize Snack Time

    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 […]

  • Fennel and Citrus Salad

    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 […]