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Chia Seeds: Why & How to Add Them to Your Diet

Let’s talk Chia Seeds. They’re kind of my little weight loss superfood miracles right now, and let me tell you why. High in fiber, a teaspoon of chia seeds can make you feel full faster, reduce cravings and aid in weight loss.  I should also mention that they are incredibly easy to digest and don’t tax […]

Healthy Beet & Caramelized Onion Hummus

Why beets in hummus?  Well first, they are absolutely delicious and their sweetness balances the savory flavor of tahini, chickpeas and olive oil perfectly.  Second, the dip looks fun and festive for any gathering!  And third, beets are superfood powerhouses with the ability to detox your liver, fight inflammation and lower your blood pressure. This […]

Healthy Cauliflower Mash

The white potato.  America’s most consumed vegetable.  High in potassium and high in fiber… the spuds are unfortunately high in carbs and calories too.  But that doesn’t stop us from dicing ’em up, popping ’em in a deep fryer and smothering ’em in salt and sauce, now does it?  Of course there’s other ways to […]

Coconut Peanut Butter Recipe

On the North shore of Oahu there are a few little shops that sell a big piece of heaven: North Shore Goodies coconut peanut butter. Now, I will never be able to recreate their magic.  Even if I could – it wouldn’t taste the same to enjoy it on toast in West Hollywood.   The […]

Pumpkin Nut Butter!

Why mixed nut butter?  Because for me it’s more satiating than peanut butter… and thus it lasts 3-4 days in my pantry, instead of 1.  Also, each nut delivers it’s own particular makeup of vitamins, minerals and healthy fats. Why pumpkin?  Because it’s delicious.  Plus a can of low calorie, high fiber, NO fat pumpkin […]

Avocado Egg Bake!

If you are looking to slim down then it is essential to start your morning with a nutritious breakfast. Yet it’s all to easy to overdose on sugar and carbs …even if you are trying to chose something healthy.  An average granola and yogurt parfait can pack 20+ grams of sugar, and your store bought smoothie […]

Recipe for Apple Cinnamon Chips

An apple a day keeps your waist whittling away …if you ask me.   But for some reason you can’t replace the crunch of your cape cod salt and vinegar chips with the crunch of a jazz apple.  I get it.  And I’m here to help.

Healthy Apple Crunch Recipe!

An alternative to Apple Crisp – great as a dessert or as a granola!  This healthy recipe will keep you more than satisfied without de-railing your diet.

Healthy Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

This Thanksgiving, I’m saving my calories for the stuffing and a slice of Mom’s pie — I refuse to let my waist expand for the same ol’ pile of butter and cream mashed potatoes or worse the sugar bomb sweet potato casserole that my aunt attempts to pass off as a vegetable dish!

Recipe for Eggplant and Zucchini Rollatinis

                   There’s nothing better than returning home to Halifax, MA in August – when the garden is over plentiful and everyone has exasperated their imagination with how to eat the baskets and baskets of fresh vegetables.  This recipe I am especially proud of – a healthy and […]