Healthy Make Ahead Lunch Bowls

It’s make ahead lunch bowl time! Whether you are packing a lunch just for you or your family these bowls are a great way to keep lunch healthy and in line with a proper balance of protein, carbs and fats.   The best part about these single bowl ideas is that they can be made […]

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 […]

How to Count Macros

By now you’ve heard the term “macro” when it comes to food and nutrition. Maybe you’re ready to take your diet to the next level but you just aren’t sure what a macro is let alone how to count them or where to start. Have no fear. This is your quick and easy guide on […]

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 […]

Protein Powder Reviews

I love the convenience and the protein boost that are found in the almighty protein powder. In fact, at the beginning of this year I was using them on the daily. Thanks to a severe and continuous eye twitch (which took months to figure out the culprit via an elimination diet) I now use protein […]

Paleo and Vegan Ice Cream Recipe

“The hot and the cold are both so intense Put ’em together, it just makes sense” – Olaf Happy Friday! Our Southern California weather has been exceptionally beautiful this week. Around here, nothing goes better with warm weather than a cold ice cream treat. Except, of course, one that is dairy free, vegan and paleo […]

Kale Superfood Salad with Creamy Balsamic Recipe

I love kale.  I know, I know it sounds very LA.   Speaking purely from a nutritionist and food lover standpoint, I love kale because it’s one of the most nutrient dense and detoxifying greens around. It’s loaded with calcium, fiber and vitamins A, C and K.  And I love the way it tastes with protein […]

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 […]