DIY Dressing: So Simple, So Much Healthier

When you look at what’s in grocery store aisles, dressing is the #1 thing you should make and not buy. Why? Because commercial dressings rely on commercial-grade, heavily refined oils like soy, canola, grapeseed, corn, and safflower, none of which will do any favors for your fresh spring salads. (Because any plant-derived oil can be […]

Fun Toppers for Spring Salads

It’s spring and lettuce is in full bloom! Whether you’re a fan of open-head lettuce like red or green leaf, crisp lettuce like Romaine, or buttery lettuce like Bibb or mâche, the toppings make the salad. In the mood for bitter arugula or hearty baby spinach? The toppings still make the salad. Here are some […]

Quick & Healthy Snack Ideas To Go

Sometimes you’re on your way out the door and don’t have time to make a meal, and other times you’re just getting home from a long day and can’t wait to eat. Good thing it’s easy to grab something quick and satisfying! Whether you make your own grab-and-go bites or smart-shop them into your kitchen, […]

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 […]

Healthy Fats for a Healthy New Year!

Happy New Year!  Wouldn’t you love it if I told you fats are good for you and you need to eat more fat this year?  Well, its your lucky year, because that is what I am here to tell you!  Many people think they need to avoid fats like butter or coconut oil thinking them to […]

Tips on How to Eat Gluten-Free

Many people are avoiding gluten these days for various reasons: Celiac disease, gluten intolerance or sensitivity, inflammation issues, weight-loss, thyroid concerns, or a realization that going gluten-free seems to improve their everyday health. And of course there’s the curious contingent of folks who like to taste what all the fuss is about. For them, accidentally ingesting gluten […]

Cyber Monday $5 Be Healthy Offer!

Don’t wait until after the new year to set a resolution – start now and get on your path to optimal health with this Cyber Monday Be Healthy Offer for just $5! I’d love to offer you my two most popular resources to help you discover natural solutions that include healthy foods, smart habits and high-quality choices. Buy […]

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 […]

The Scoop on Squash: Summer and Winter Varieties and Uses

Crisp fall days are here! Cooler weather brings plenty of produce possibilities, from the last of summer favorites like tomatoes and corn to cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower that prefer not-so-hot days and nights. The summer-to-fall shoulder season is bursting with squash, too—both summer and winter varieties are readily available and always a good […]

Ideas for Packing a Healthy Lunch

Kids are back to school, which means its time to get in the habit of packing those healthy lunches again! Here are some tips and ideas for kid friendly snacks and dips.  Get more kid friendly recipes in my book The Guide to Healthy Eating.  Or download some FREE recipes and resources HERE. Dips Lots […]