Tag Archives: Nutrition

banana chia pudding

Recipe! Banana Chia Pudding

This is a totally delicious recipe and it is also gluten-free, dairy-free and can be made completely sugar-free too. Enjoy! Ingredients: 2 very ripe bananas 1/2 cup coconut milk 2 tbsp chia seeds 1 tsp vanilla Optional: 1 tsp any natural sweetener touch of sea salt if keeping in fridge for a few days Topping Ideas:  Strawberries Blackberries Banana […]

cruciferous vegetables

Must Know Facts: Hypothyroid and Cruciferous Veggies

As at thyroid coach and advocate, it pains me when I read mis-information about thyroid health, in particularly when it comes to nutrition and healing. I often read about the “benefits” of iodine supplementation and the “dangers” of eating cruciferous vegetables  – both matters needing clarification and guidance when healing naturally, especially since each person […]

Digestive Health Coach

Detox, Digestion and Disorder

Without question, the gut is very much like a second brain in the body. What is happening in the gut, is representative of your overall health. As an expert on whole-food nutrition, countless community members come to be asking about “detox” and digestion. In my courses and eBooks, I cover in depth the workings of our […]

healthy hot cocoa

Healthy Hot Cocoa + Coconut Cream

In New York City its cold, the holiday lights are aglow, and tis’ the season to make hot cocoa! (did that rhyme?) Thing is, almost all the hot cocoa I find is made from processed chocolate, and often times watered down. The yummier versions are usually made with cow milk and (dairy based) whip cream. […]

Does Organic Matter

Does Organic Matter?

I remind my clients all the time, that eating organic doesn’t only ensure you are avoiding pesticides/herbicides/fungicides damaging to your health and environment, but you are voting with your dollars and supporting organic farming every time you go food shopping. But there is so much more to the equation. How and where your food is […]

winter squash

Seasonal Food: Winter Squash

There are many different types of squash but they can all be grouped into two categories: summer and winter. Winter squash is available from August through March; however, they are at their best from October to November when they are in season. Most have long storage times ranging from one to six months, so they […]

Green Juice

4 Simple Steps to the Perfect Whole Juice

As a practice, I try to commit to making a whole juice for breakfast at least a few days a week. I do this for a few reasons:  whole juice is loaded with nutrients, fiber, water and easy to digest goodness (I drink lemon water first upon waking, then make my whole juice) morning time […]

Whole Juice vs. Juice

Many people ask me what exactly is a “whole juice” and if it’s healthier than traditional “juicing”. Here are the deets’ on whole juice vs juice:  Regular Juice: A regular ole’ juice has been strained of all natural pulp, fiber and skin from the fruit or veggie being used. There are specific times I love to […]

My Hormone MAKEOVER

Do the symptoms of hormone imbalance rule your life? I suffered for YEARS with symptoms from Hashimoto’s thyroid disease, so I feel ya! Dull dry skin, brain fog, weight gain, constipation – it sucks. For decades I suffered from intolerable, painful periods, PMS like nobody’s business and countless symptoms stemming from my thyroid disease. When […]

Why I hate the Paleo Diet

Ok, I don’t hate it…but everywhere I turn I’m being asked “what do you think about the Paleo diet?” The short answer: I dislike it, but not for the reasons you may think…. Through years of working with clients, I have come to understand there is no one-size fits all approach to eating and no “diet” […]