Category Archives: Healthy Food

Celebrating Spring: 3 Tips for a Fresh Start

Happy Spring friends! This time of year always excites me as we feel the rebirth around us and within ourselves. While New York is a city that never sleeps, there is something special about seeing Mother Nature’s lush florals and greens blossom all over the concrete jungle. I love the fragrance in the air and […]

Good Idea Drinks: Swedish Sugar Buster!

As a dietitian I see multiple patients and clients with pre-diabetes, type 2 diabetes and other chronic inflammatory conditions. Obesity and diabetes is so prevalent in the US that we created a word to describe these two pandemics “diabesity.” We all know that what eat or don’t eat can significantly impact our health. This is […]

Skins + Seeds: The Future of Food and Nutrition

Imagine sinking your teeth into the sweet flesh of a pink watermelon as the juices run down your chin. What if I told you you could also eat the skin and enjoy it just as much, if not more? Watermelon taco anyone?! It may sound bizarre, but this may be the future of food and […]

Simple Shirataki Noodles+Health Benefits of Konjak

If you seek a lower carb noodle dish but spiraled zucchini just doesn’t cut it then you’ve come to the right place! Nothing beats biting into a thick, chewy pad thai but what if I told you that you can still have your cake and eat it too (minus the sugar and carbs)?! I present […]

The Scoop on Moringa + Smoothie Recipe

Move over spirulina and make room for moringa! Trending the past few years this superfood superstar known as “moringa,” is the latest green to grace your morning smoothies(see recipe below). The first time I heard about moringa, I was in a juice bar in Kauai a few years ago. I was used to wheatgrass shots, […]

Stress Eating: What Are You Really Craving?

Let’s face it, we’ve all had those moments in life when only your favorite comfort food can make the pain go away..or at least numb it temporarily. When the fight-or-flight response switches on we often crave some form of carbs or fatty, greasy foods (not broccoli, but if you do then all the more power […]

Breaking Bread

I recently hosted an intimate Shabbat gathering that left me feeling lit up. In a world that seems more chaotic and disconnected, building community and feeling like you are part of a tribe of people with shared values is paramount. Humans are social creatures and while independence is highly valued, there is something to be […]

Herbed Roasted Roots

One of the greatest pleasure in life is gathering with loved ones around the table to break bread. It is these intimate connections that make life so fulfilling. The simple pleasures of cooking, community and creating delicious moments together are what colors life with so much joy. If you follow my blog you already know […]

Low Carb Cheesy Coconut Flour Rolls

The past few months I’ve been following a keto-ish, low carb eating plan. I have to say that my cravings for starch and sugar have diminished drastically because all the fat has increased my satiety. I have thrown the whole calorie counting BS out the window as I have dived into more research about how […]

Mixed Greens with Roasted Figs, Pomegranates and Orange Blossom Honey Dressing

As the gorgeous foliage turns and apple-picking season is upon us I can’t help but get excited about Fall! I love to play in the kitchen, and while prepping for Rosh Hoshana dinner I was inspired to use some of the seasonal bounty that Mama Nature gifts us- luscious figs and pomegranates. Tart, juicy and […]