Your Fall Reset

As sad as I am to see summer come to an end, I have to admit that fall is one of my favorite seasons. I crave structure and a nutritional reset after a summer filled with fun, food, cocktails and travel. This year is different with the added stress of our “new normal,” which means our Fall Reset looks different as …

One BIG Tip for a Healthier Holiday Season

The holidays are here! How can you stay on track while still enjoying the festivities and fun that the season brings. Our advice is simple and straightforward: Be prepared. When you spend a bit more time on the preparation end, it pays off in spades.   Pack a snack — Don’t leave the house without a healthy snack packed in your …

Top trends from expo east

Top Trends from Expo East

Twice a year, every year, the Natural Products Expo occurs, where a TON of natural food companies converge onto one location to show off their healthy food and snacks that follow and inspire the latest health trends.  Most of these products eventually make their way onto Whole Foods store shelves and popular health blogs, but I get to get my …

Which deli sandwich is the healthiest

Which Deli Sandwich is Healthiest?

Recently, I was featured in an article in Healthyish, by Bon Appetit, that was all about deli sandwiches. As you know, I advocate for making meals at home whenever possible. However, what if a deli sandwich was the only lunch option? What about when you crave one? This article got me to really think about the different nutritional components of …

Mommy snacks to pack in your diaper bag

Mommy Snacks to Pack in your Diaper Bag

I wrote this post for Matriarc Mom. Go check out their website!  Being a healthy, on the go mom can seem like an impossible feat. Trust me, I know. But it doesn’t have to be difficult! On those day when you have too many things to do, and not enough time to eat, it is helpful to have healthy snacks …

Don't eat like a kid because you have kids

Don’t Eat Like a Kid Because You Have Kids!

Let’s talk about kid food. I think of kid food as the food most of us remember eating as kids, or those items we often see on the “kids menu” at restaurants. You know them well too: chicken fingers, grilled cheese, goldfish, mac and cheese, etc. All those yummy items often are filled with added sugar and fats that are …

Hidden sources of sugar in your food

Hidden Sources of Sugar in Your Food

Being healthy today can be difficult. For example, our society loves sugar. And, no, I’m not talking about natural sugars found in fruit and vegetables. The real problem is added sugar. Just a few years ago, studies found that Americans were consuming over 60 pounds of sugar a year. Sixty pounds! That’s around 70 grams per day. We should be …