Category Archives: Nutrition

Fruits & Veggies: Organic Or Not? Look No Further, Here’s the List!

  With farm stand season about to kick into full swing, I thought it might be helpful to give share my cheat sheet for what is best to buy organic (because really high pesticide residues with regular) and what’s okay to eat conventional or non-organic (because low pesticide residue). Beyond the pesticide issue there are […]

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Happy New Year: Top 12 High-Potency Antioxidant Foods That Are Good For Your Health & Your Waistline Too!

First of all, HAPPY NEW YEAR! Second of all, do you know about the ORAC scale?? “Huh?” OK, then let me explain because this is a super important and an EASY way to help you chose the most optimal (and waist-friendly) options when shopping and eating. So here we go. The ORAC scale (Oxygen Radical […]

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Nutrition Tip: The Perfect (Healthy) Pumpkin Pie

The Perfect (Healthy)Pumpkin Pie Recipe 1 (150z) can organic canned pumpkin 1 can organic low-fat sweetened condensed milk 4 organic egg whites 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground ginger 1/2 ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp salt 1 low-fat graham cracker crust (I use a pre-made one. Hey, nobody’s perfect.) Preheat oven to 425°F. Whisk pumpkin, […]

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Check Out My Nutrition Tips Mentioned In SHAPE Magazine Again!

      10 Tasty Ways to Eat Flaxseeds Food and nutrition experts share their favorite ways to eat the so-good-for-you ingredient. By Ysolt Usigan                     Mine are on slides 9 & 10. Thanks Ysolt & SHAPE! Tweet

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Is it true that “any press is good press”?? Gosh, I hope so. Read on to see why…

  Supplements During Cancer: Help or Hype? BY LAURA BEIL In the latest edition of CURE Magazine, Laura Beil examines the question of whether or not the use of supplements and nutraceuticals during cancer treatment are helpful or all hype.  I sat down with her a few months ago to discuss their role in my own […]

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Nutrition Tip: Yummy Bean Burrito Recipe!

  So I kind of haphazardly posted this photo of our yummy dinner the other night on my Facebook Fan Page and there were several requests for the recipe, so I thought I’d go ahead and post it here to share with anyone else is interested in making this super easy, blissfully quick (and uber […]

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Nutrition Tip: KEEP THAT WATER!!

OK, so here’s one of my all-time favorite tips!  It a fav because 1) It adds a HUGE punch of  healthy, body-lovin’ vitamins & nutrients to almost any dish and  2) because it’s EASY!! So here it is: Whenever you steam vegetables, KEEP THE WATER! I personally use this trick all the time with broccoli, but you […]

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Check Out My Nutrition Tips Featured In SHAPE Magazine!

  Check out my nutrition tips included in “Ugly Foods You Should Be Eating” (slides 6, 21 & 22)! It’s featured under “Top Stories” in SHAPE’s Healthy Eating section. Awesome tips and info through out! I’m going to try some Jackfruit along with my green smoothie, how about you? :) Tweet

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