6 Quick and Healthy Work Week Lunches

When it comes to food, making healthy decisions when you are busy, on-the-go, and hungry is never easy. As a health professional I have made it my goal to share ideas that make living this nutritious lifestyle as enjoyable and effortless as possible . Take a look at some of these simple, quick, and easy work week lunches that will not only leave you with lasting energy, but will save you a boat load of… Read more »

4 Delicious Recipes Featuring ‘The Forgotten Protein’

About three years ago I sat down at a café called Huckleberry in Santa Monica, California. I will never forget the look that the waitress gave me when I asked for the “Kue-noah” salad. Actually, she chuckled a little and made me point to the entrée on the menu that I was talking about. I had never heard of this powerful food, let alone learned how to pronounce it correctly. Apparently, quinoa pronounced “keen-wah” is… Read more »

5 BERRY-LICIOUS Smoothie Recipes

I am a smoothie fanatic! Around 3 o’clock when I used to reach for an afternoon cup of coffee, I am now hovering over my fridge, trying to decide what ingredients I can scrounge to throw in a blender. I have realized that food gives me an extra boost of energy that is much more steady than a caffeine high. The one kind of fruit that I always have stocked in my refrigerator (or freezer)… Read more »

My Sweet Nothings – Indulge Guilt-Free

I have to admit, I am one of those people that no matter how hard I try I can’t seem to bust the habit of warding off that late night sweet tooth. Believe me when I say, I have researched the heck out of why I have these after-dinner desires, how harmless (and harmful) they can actually be, and of course what steps I can take to actually beat the cravings. Not surprisingly, I have… Read more »

Change – The tool you might be missing

  Let’s talk about changing your body. Let’s talk about losing body fat and sculpting the physique that you have always dreamed of because this is what you truly want. It is the reason why you bust your butt in the gym each week, read multiple health magazines for the newest workouts, and listen to experts speak over and over about the easiest and most efficient way to get a flat belly. Yet with… Read more »