Category Archives: Healthy Food

Summer Salad: Sweet & Spicy Sauteed Cherries with Bitter Greens

When I think of summer I imagine frolicking through the green fields snacking on the sweetest cherries. OK so more like hot, humid and sticky..but either way summer is ripe for cherry season! As much as I love the simplicity of snacking on some cold cherries to cool off, I was inspired to create a […]

Delicious Israel: My Culinary Adventure in the Holy Land

I recently returned from the most epic adventure in the beautiful and magical land of Israel. I can still smell the fragrant spices and taste the sweet dates and salty olives. From the most aromatic coffee to the freshest cucumbers and creamiest labne, my trip to Israel has left a deliciously indelible imprint in my […]

Celebrate National Salad Month with Dream Greens

Did you know that May is National Salad Month?! But if you ask me, every day is a good day to celebrate greens. Whether you love kale, spinach or arugula you can’t go wrong with a yummy bowl of green nourishment. Today I want to share with you one of my favorite and innovative companies […]

Celery Juice: Magical Benefits

With Spring in full bloom I feel more inspired to make cold, refreshing veggie juices; specifically celery juice. While juicing isn’t new I’m always amused by health trends that make old practices seem so innovative. You may have heard that all the celebrities and health gurus now drink celery juice as it is purported to […]

Microbiome: Science of the Human & Planetary Body

Google the term “microbiome” and prepare to be flooded with a plethora of scientific literature on its importance in human health. The Human Microbiome Project, along with other microbiome projects have helped play key roles in helping us humans understand the intricate universe of microbes that inhabit our bodies. The gut microbiota is the community […]

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, […]