Simple DIY Gourmet Broth

Even though it’s almost spring (finally!), there’s still a slight chill in the air, so why not make soup? It’s surprisingly easy to use leftover veggies, bones, shrimp shells, and even cheese rinds to make your own broth for soups, plus it’s free. Wait—better-quality broth costs less? You bet! All you need is a little […]

Amino Acids + Bone Broth = A Superfood Staple

Do you ever think to yourself, “why is everyone freaking out about this bone broth thing?” Why are celebrities like Kobe Bryant, Gwyneth Paltrow, Salma Hayek and many more turning to this superfood to look and feel younger, healthier? Today, I’ll be your friendly little bone broth whisperer and help answer that question… One reason […]

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes (Plus Free Nutrition Guide)

Happy November!  Hope you enjoyed Halloween and didn’t eat too much candy!  Speaking of candy and sugar, November happens to be National Diabetes Awareness Month and I’m so excited to share a new resource with you!! A few months ago, my friend and diabetes expert, Dr. Brian Mowll, invited me to participate in an exciting […]

Turkey Taco Salad

Looking for a new salad to try this summer?  This is a delicious and easy salad the whole family will love.  Great with homemade salsa and guacamole too! Turkey Taco Salad 1          pound free-range, organic, ground turkey 2          tablespoons tomato paste 2-3       teaspoons chili powder 1½       teaspoons ground cumin ¼          teaspoon garlic powder […]

Even Better Barbecues

The best kind of party is an outdoor party, and that means a BBQ. Time to fire up the grill and get out the lawn chairs! And with these handy tips, you and your guests can enjoy summer favorites that are delicious and healthy. A mix-and-match beverage buffet? Check. DIY ketchup that tastes fresher than […]

Staying Steady: How to Keep Your Blood Sugar Levels on an Even Keel

We have all been there: come mid-morning, our energy levels crash and we make a run to the nearest vending machine. Or maybe the crash hits in the middle of the afternoon. No matter when it hits, that I’m-going-to-fall-asleep-right-here feeling is mostly the result of plummeting blood sugar…which is usually preceded by sky-high blood sugar. […]

All About Eggs

Happy Easter Week!! What’s one of the first things you think about when you think about Easter? Easter eggs!!  I decided to postpone my post about Natural Sweeteners to next week for this timely blog post about eggs.  Eggs are an amazing powerhouse of nutrients. But the nutrients are only as good as the hen! If […]

Simple Stews and Soups

The best thing about cold weather is how good stews and soups taste on a chilly day. Better yet, one-pot dinners are easy to make—clean-up is at a minimum, and most of the base ingredients are nonperishable items you can stash away in your pantry or freezer. And one soup pot can easily feed a […]

2015: A Year of Great Food!

The idea of eating better often makes it onto New Year’s resolution lists, but usually in the form of calorie-counting or portion control. Goals focused on restriction and short-term thinking generally don’t work for lots of reasons, chief among them because restriction isn’t fun and doesn’t make food taste better. So how about focusing on […]

Chillin’ Out with Cool Summertime Treats

It’s summer, it’s hot, and you want something cold. If you have an ice cream maker, time to make your own ice cream and frozen yogurt! But even if you don’t, you can still enjoy cool milkshakes and Greek yogurt parfaits made with fresh ingredients and a minimum of sugar. (Store-bought yogurt often contains more […]