As a holistic nutritionist it is my primary goal to help people to eat real food as often as possible in order to promote a nutrient dense diet to support optimal health. One of the biggest obstacles to this, my clients tell me, is time - who the heck has time to cook? The answer … Continue reading The Sunday Cooking WOD
In case you haven't figured it out by now, I am not a chef. I am a foodie, I am a Mom and I am a Nutritionist but a chef I am not. For this reason a lot of the recipes that I share on this site are created out of necessity rather than sheer … Continue reading Survival Cooking & Thai Coconut Curry Veggies
My boys are always after me for healthy treats - this may have something to do with the fact that I have essentially purged anything that does not meet my criteria for healthy from our house. Unfortunately this puts the onus on me to come up with acceptable alternatives - the good news is that … Continue reading Pumpkin Cranberry and Orange Muffins
For all the abuse that coffee drinkers take, every once in a while a great cup of coffee is a beautiful thing. If you pick good ingredients that cup of coffee can even start to sound like something healthy!! I was meeting with my Nutritionist pal Maddie Cristiano today and when she offered me a … Continue reading Coconut Maca Coffee Joy
Continuing on the road to discovering awesome breakfasts that don't send you shooting up the insulin/sugar roller coaster here's a breakfast that you can assemble for yourself in fewer than 2 minutes - like anything else all it takes i s a little planning! Last night, I roasted a boneless skinless naturally raised turkey breast … Continue reading Roasted Turkey Breast & Kale/Red Cabbage Salad- for breakfast lunch or dinner!!
It seems that the hardest meal for people to figure out in a grain free (or reduced) world is breakfast. The first step to doing this is moving away from the notion that breakfast needs to be sweet - or in my mind - needs to look like dessert. I'm not sure how this all … Continue reading The Importance of Breakfast plus Eggs with Tomatoes and Greens