Cutting Carbs – What to Expect the First Two Weeks

Any time you make a major change in something as basic as what you eat, expect a bumpy ride. If it were easy, everyone would be walking around like a Supermodel, right? If you are counting macros and have made a decision to cut back on carbs there are some things you need to know […]

3 Easy Overnight Oats Recipes

Overnight oats recipes might be one of my favorite things to eat. l love them not only because they taste great but because they are the perfect solution for busy mornings and easy to transport. For all recipes follow these basic instructions: Throw everything in a jar.  Mix well and store in the fridge overnight. Enjoy […]

Spicy Hot Chocolate Recipe

No other treat says wintertime to me like a steamy cup of hot chocolate. It’s a hug in my mouth every single time.  It’s been so rainy here in Southern California and although the temperatures only dip into the low 60s, it’s still a cozy, tasty treat that reminds me of being a kid. I […]

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe

January for many means Dry-uary. Time to clean up the diet and get back on track with food.  Since I have a birthday mid month I like to wait until the end of January to get my wine, I mean food, back on track. Sweets can always be a tough one to get over especially […]

6 Tips for a Healthy Post Holiday Body

This time of year brings with it an abundance of socializing adorned with desserts, cocktails and beige food.  For many people the party season also translates to holiday weight gain. But it doesn’t have to be that way. These 6 tips and tricks will make proactive party people out of each and every one of […]

5 Tricks to Avoid the Usual Halloween Treats

There is a downpour of candy throughout the month of October in the name of Halloween.  Americans will spend an estimated $2.4 billion on candy this year.  Here is another fun fact:  the average jack-o-lantern bucket fits about 250 pieces of candy equal to 9,000 calories, 200 grams of fat and 3 pounds of sugar.  […]

Recipe: Petite Apricot Cakes

These little gluten free cakes are delicious and easy. Trust me because I am not a baker. Now I do love to cook – because I can freely sample and taste as I go or even change direction altogether if the music in the kitchen inspires me. Not so much with baking. I am learning […]