7 Tips to Help With Meal Planning

Stick to your meal plan – Many people make a plan but then don’t stick to it, which can lead to unnecessary headaches and stress, as well as the opportunity to not make healthy choices. Be sure to stick to your Meal Planner with the foods you have planned for the week so you are […]

The Latest Greatest Flour: Coconut

Along with a rich nuttiness, coconut flour has a naturally sweet flavor. It contains more fiber than most flours do, too, which means it makes more satisfying, stick-to-your-ribs baked goods. Plus, it’s gluten-free, diabetic-friendly, and Paleo. What’s not to love? These muffins specifically highlight coconut in many aspects, which also makes them dairy-free.  We use whole […]

Healthier Holiday Treats & Sweets

Holiday treats don’t have to equal holiday guilt (or pounds)—it doesn’t take much effort to transform traditional favorites into healthy new favorites. All you need to do is focus on individual ingredients. Use unrefined oils, not vegetable oil; opt for whole-grain flours, not white flour; use natural sweeteners, not white sugar. Once you’ve renovated your […]

Being Healthy Means Planning Meals

I get a lot of questions on how to be healthy if I have this condition or that condition, etc.  One important thing anyone can do (no matter what “condition” you may have) is to plan meals ahead of time. More importantly, don’t just plan ahead of time but also stick to the plan you make. […]

Hummus Recipe

Looking for a delicious and healthy snack or side item at dinner?  Hummus is a great choice and is made with chickpeas or Garbanzo beans, which are one of the most nutritious of all the legumes, high in calcium, phosphorus and potassium. They have exceptionally high iron and Vitamin C content and contain B complex as well. […]

Pineapple Salsa

Want to spice it up this summer?  Try this AMAZING pineapple salsa and you will be the hit of the party.  The chipotle flavor adds a bit of heat and spice to the sweetness of the pineapple for a simple yet delicious sweet and spicy salsa.  Serve it as an appetizer with some organic corn […]

Summertime Snacking

Summertime means much more snacking in my family.  We have a more relaxed schedule, although it often feels more crazy to me – ha!  Sometimes we are at the pool or headed to tennis practice or have friends at the house and we just don’t have time for full sit-down meals each day.  Or we […]

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. […]