Fresh Year, Fresh Start

fresh year, fresh start
With every new year comes a clean slate, a way to reset, revive, and refresh your commitment to yourself.  You get to direct your energy toward something new, focus on your mental or physical health, recommit to your job or your side hustle, travel to a new place, redecorate, run a marathon… any area that you want to pay more...

The 3 Vitamins You Need More of This Winter

3 Vitamins You Need More of This Winter
Stay healthy all season long. While vitamins are necessary and essential all year-round, our bodies can get an added benefit from boosting our intake of certain ones at different times of the year.  The 3 vitamins you need more of this winter are C, D, and E.  Here’s why, plus some of my favorite ways to get them in. Vitamin...

6 Tips For A Healthy Holiday Season

healthy holiday tips
Here’s to a healthy holiday season. ‘Tis the season…of parties, booze, and all the sweets!  All this holiday cheer and festivities  can quickly derail the health goals you worked on all year. Here are 6 tips for a healthier holiday season that will keep you feeling lean, focused, and still on track. Eat regularly. Skipping meals is the fastest way to guarantee...

Dark Chocolate Pumpkin Spice Cups

dark chocolate pumpkin spice cups
No trick, just treat with these pumpkin spice cups! Seasonal and delicious, these dark chocolate pumpkin spice cups will make the perfect dessert all Autumn long. Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut butter 1/2 teaspoon coconut oil 2 teaspoons honey 1 teaspoon pumpkin spice 1 1/2  cups dark chocolate chips 12 large paper muffin cups Directions: Line up muffin cups on a...

Apple Cinnamon Grain-Free Pancakes

Apple cinnamon grain-free pancakes
These grain-free pancakes combine two of my favorite foods: apples and cinnamon!  Apples are a great source of fiber to keep you full and prevent over-snacking, while their antioxidnats will help you fight off colds. The cinnamon in these pancakes will also support your immune system, plus help keep your blood sugar even to prevent diabetes and other chronic illnesses....

Cauliflower Pizza

cauliflower pizza
Here’s a fiber-rich, nutrient-packed, grain-free twist to pizza.  This recipe shows you how to make your own cauliflower pizza crust, but if you’re pressed for time, or just not into the whole from-scratch thing, then try these amazing remade crusts from Cali’Flour Foods. Ingredients for crust: 1 head cauliflower, remove stalk 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella 1/4 cup grated parmesan cheese...

Foods That Fight Seasonal Allergies

foods that fight seasonal allergies
It is officially Spring, which means outdoor dining, rosé drinking, trees blooming, and allergies ragging.  Try working these 6 foods that fight seasonal allergies into your day, before reaching for more Allegra. Red grapes contain an antioxidant called quercetin, which is a natural antihistamine.  Antihistamine is the stuff your allergy meds are made of to fight off the sneezing, itching, and congestion....

Golden Milk Energy Balls

Golden Milk Energy Balls
I am always in the market for a new snack and these Golden Milk Energy Balls are my latest obsession.  While hanging out with my good friend and fellow RD, Daniela (aka The Acrobat Nutritionist) we decided to make our favorite drink of 2017, the Golden Milk Latte, into our favorite trend, the energy ball.  And I have to say,...

Foods that Fight Colds

foods that fight colds and boost immunity
What to eat to boost your immunity. These 5 foods that fight off colds and boost immunity will have you feeling good all year long! Eggs are a good source of zinc and a zinc deficiencies can make immune cells less responsive.  You can work eggs into your day for breakfast or have 1-2 hardboiled as a snack.  Other foods that are high...

Currently Craving My BKR

currently craving bkr
The prettiest health accessory You have heard me say it before, but I’ll say it again (and again, and again), proper hydration is a necessity for staying healthy and feeling good, just one of the many reasons I am currently craving bkr bottles.  Having a water bottle on you at all times is the easiest way to make sure your hydration game...