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...

Baked Zucchini Chips

baked zucchini chips
When it comes to entertaining, these baked zucchini chips are a always on my menu (usually with this dish too!)  They are crunchy, slightly salty, and a total crowd pleaser.  Swap the usual bagged potato chips for this super simple recipe and get a lot more fiber and flavor for the same crunchy bite! Ingredients: 2 medium zucchinis, thinly sliced with...

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...

Golden Milk Latte

golden milk latte
The golden milk latte (a.k.a. turmeric latte) is definitely a big trend and worth trying out.  Turmeric is a spice with a lot to health benefits thanks to it’s high amount of antioxidants and it’s anti-inflammatory effects.   This recipe also calls for ginger, another spice that will help fight inflammation throughout the body.  Feel free to make this recipe your own by adding...

Gift Guide 2016

gift guide
All the gifts I love to give. With the holidays only 2 weeks away, I wanted to share my favorite foodie finds and wellness-focused gifts that I can’t wait to give this holiday season.   I hope you love these gifts as much as I do and I would love to hear what else you’re giving your loved ones! Home Goodies: A big...

Spaghetti Squash Cacio e Pepe

spaghetti squash
Dinner time made easy Love subbing spaghetti squash for pasta in my favorite dishes, like this cacio e pepe (cheese & pepper).  It’s high in fiber, rich in flavor and super easy to make. Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash, halved and seeded 4 tablespoons olive oil 1/4 cup chopped parsley, optional 2 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese red-pepper flakes (or fresh cracked pepper if...

Currently Craving Boulder Canyon Riced Vegetables

boulder canyon riced vegetables
Food processors, need not apply. I am currently craving (big time!) Boulder Canyon Riced Vegetables.  Grain-free, vegetable rice is having a total moment right now, and I am loving it!  But let’s be honest, breaking out that food processor-and cleaning it- can be a bit daunting and exhausting at times.  Which is why I was so excited to discover these frozen, pre-riced...

Fall Superfood Must-Haves

Fall Superfood Must-Haves
Add these Fall superfoods to your grocery list! Apples: Apple season is one of the best things about Fall!  With so many delicious varieties, you can easily have one  day without getting bored.  Make sure you eat the skin though, to get all that filling fiber.  And thanks to quercetin, an illness-fighting antioxidant found in all apples, your immune system will get...

Fudgy Protein Brownies

fudgy protein brownies
Fudgy protein brownies made with chickpeas These decadent chocolate brownies are made with chickpeas instead of flour, giving the classic treat a nutritious makeover by adding protein and fiber.  Using chickpeas also makes them a great gluten free dessert.  I recently made these with my good friend Elia, who works as a personal chef, and we guarantee you will love...

Currently Craving UnReal Candy

unreal candy
Halloween ready! It is the time of year where candy is everywhere and in the spirit of Halloween, I am currently craving UnReal Candy.  It is the ultimate in better-for-you-candy options, giving you and your kids a lot more treat with less trick. But, WTF is better-for-you-candy??  UnReal uses real food ingredients, with NO artificial flavors, dyes, preservatives, hydrogenated oils or...