Tag Archives: healthy food

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower + Health Benefits of Sulforaphane

My go-to dish will probably always be some sort of roasted veggie. It’s simple, filling and nutritious- a no brainer. I am a huge fan of crucifers and love my broccoli, cabbage, arugula and in this case cauliflower. Rich in fiber, crucifers are unique superfoods because they are high in glucosinolates, a sulfur-rich compound. All […]

Superfood Energy Bites

I like to be prepared when a craving strikes! When I need a quick fix for something sweet and full of chocolate these bites work their magic. Bonus points: they are packed with anti inflammatory, heart-healthy fatty acids, protein, magnesium, iron, folate, B vitamins..and they give me a boost of energy! I like to experiment […]