17 Jul

Tea is a thing. What’s best for you?

Today, tea is in fact a thing. A big thing. Not just for those long summer days and outdoor bar-b-ques, but for just about every day, every meal and health condition you can think of.


15 Jul

5 Reasons to bring back amazing Summer salads

Summer is the perfect time to turn over a new you. With the arrival of warm weather, a relaxed schedule and summer vacations, this is the moment to invest in a new wardrobe and, of course, a new, healthier menu.


13 Apr

A Coconut Water Review…Coco Libre

I have a confession to make. Are you ready for it? Well…I’m not a big fan of coconut water. I know, I know! What could possibly be wrong with me that I don’t enjoy the taste of this super-hydrating, potassium rich, naturally fat and cholesterol free drink? Truth be told, I don’t believe all coconut […]


25 Mar

5 Tips for National Health Month

The month of March is a special time of the year…This is the time where the seasons change and we take a moment to reevaluate our yearly, quarterly and lifetime goals. In addition, we celebrate National Nutrition Month, which allows us to look more closely at our current health condition and make plans for a […]


11 Feb

Book Review: Nom Nom Paleo: Food For Humans

  As a wellness and fitness coach I’m usually on top of the latest and greatest diets, fads and research out there. In 2013 the Paleo Diet took the world by storm and with the combined efforts of Cross Fit workouts, took on a life of its own. At first glance, I wasn’t impressed. This […]


1 Aug

Book Review: All is Well by Louise Hay & Dr. Mona Lisa Schultz

I must admit that I had some trepidation as I began reading the new collaborative project, All is Well by Louise Hay and Mona Lisa Schulz, M.D., PhD. I am what you could call a holistic health advocate who appreciates modern medicine practices, but who does not necessarily believe in the prescription based western medicine model that […]


24 Dec

Recipe of the Week: Whole and Buckwheat Bread

Most recently I’ve been experimenting with the use of different grains and flours to create more nutritionally sound baked goods. Yesterday, as I was completing my weekly grocery shopping trip at my local natural food store, I examined each of the bulk flours and my attention drew to the Buckwheat flour. I had never baked […]


20 Sep

10 Summer Shape Up Tips for the College Bound

The college years can be some of the best in our lives; but often those years include a few extra pounds that we’d rather not take with us after graduation. What if there was a way to ward off the cravings, replace low energy with abundant energy and stay in shape through the summer months […]


13 Sep

5 Tips to Rid the Sugar Craving

What is it about just the thought of  a piece of chocolate, caramel, pastry or any other tasty treat that makes you want to salivate and throw all healthy caution out the window? Well…I really hate to say it, but sugar, the “food” that the world craves and dreams about has no nutritional value, and […]