Strawberries Top the Dirty Dozen

Before you enjoy that juicy Strawberry, you might want to read this! The 2018  Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) 2018 list of the “Dirty Dozen,” has been released. Perhaps you’re unfamiliar with this list. The EWG puts out an annual guide of pesticides in non-organic produce. Unfortunately,  strawberries come in first place in 2018 as the…

Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette

Say Goodbye to Pedestrian Salad Dressings and Hello to this Creamy Garlic Vinaigrette! One of the questions I’m asked most often is, “What’s your favorite dressing?” I like a dressing with a little “kick.” Take for example, the crushed garlic cloves as well as the combination of apple cider vinegar and lemon in this vinaigrette….

High Protein Snacks for Travel

If you’re in need of a high protein snack, I’m sharing a few of my favorites. These are quick, easy, pack well and can be your best friend while on the go. With just a little planning, you can avoid the bad decisions that come with being “hangry”.  Being armed with an arsenal of higher…

Rosé All Day Year ‘Round!

Why would you only drink Rosé after May and not after Labor Day? I say, Rosé All Day, all year long! Let’s chat about the nuances that make this pink hued lady a perfect accompaniment to many occasions. Before we talk about the beauty that is Rosé, let’s dispel the myth that it’s anything like…

Lightened Honey Mustard Dressing

Leave the sugary Honey Mustard Dressing on the grocery store shelf and make this one at home! We’ve learned that our bodies need fats to metabolize nutrients in salads. The fats need not be in a large amount, but chosen from a good source. This recipe from Beachbody’s cooking show, Fixate, uses a fantastic blend…

7 Low Carb Diet Mistakes: How to solve them!

Let’s talk Low Carb! Fads come and go and one of the most popular fads is the #Keto diet. Yes, it can be a great tool for some but many go about it the wrong way! Let’s talk about 7 Low Carb Mistakes Ignoring nutritional value of carbs. When eating Low Carb, choose whole or minimally processed…