Category Archives: wellness

Healing in the Time of Corona

Dear Friends, We are living in an unprecendented time in history. Our lives have been upended in a blink of an eye and what we consider to be “normal” life may be placed on hold temporarily.The simple act of meeting your friend for lunch or gathering with loved ones in celebration are now considered luxuries […]

Fiber 101 +Tips

Most of us know why consuming fiber is so important for a happy and healthy body. Sadly, Americans are only averaging 50-60% of the recommended amounts. According to the Dietary Reference Intake (DRI) from the National Academy of Sciences women aged 50 and younger should get 25 grams/day, men should have 38 grams/day, men and […]

Warming Winter Bean Soup

When I think of comfort food, especially during the cold winter months, nothing beats a hot bowl of soup. Each spoonful is like a warm blanket and a hug, and who doesn’t love that?! For this recipe I used one of my favorite foods, the simple, yet powerfully nutrient-dense bean. Here is the low down […]

Wild Oregano Oil: A Natural Antibiotic

As a kid I used to love to sprinkle oregano on my pizza (I still do) and over the years it has become a staple herb in my kitchen. I love the earthy flavor it imparts and often use it when making broth. Little did I know that this plant contains such potent medicine and […]

Farm-to-Table Zucchini Fritters

What I love more than exploring the farmer’s market is actually going to the farm to pick my own fruits and veggies. There is something so special about walking through lush green fields or biting into a freshly-picked, juicy peach. What a beautiful way to experience our earth’s bounty and appreciate the sustenance provided by […]

Fun at the Farmer’s Market+ Purple Radish Salad

Taking a trip to the farmer’s market always makes me feel like a kid in mother nature’s candy store. The beautiful bounty of greens, colorful veggies and locally-made treats never cease to excite me. Living in NYC you get to experience multiple culinary adventures, and with so many local markets around it’s easy to get […]

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 […]