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…

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…

Braised Lemon Garlic Chicken Thighs

Ingredients: 4-6 bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs 2 teaspoons salt, divided 1.5 tsp. freshly ground black pepper, divided 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 head of garlic 1.5  large yellow onions, thinly sliced (about 2 cups) 3 lemons, halved 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 3 sprigs fresh thyme 1 cup olives,…

Abs, Glutes and Attitude!

Would you like to participate in the first live work out ever on Beachbody On Demand? It's a member exclusive event: You can participate in the actual filming of "A Little Obsessed", the "sneak peek" one week prep version of 80 day program that releases this winter with Autumn Calabrese and the cast. We'll stream…

4 Reasons Why Heavy Cream Is Your Coffee’s BFF

“Cream” in your coffee? Are you using “Non Dairy Creamer”? Flavored oils and chemicals from Coffee Mate for example?  Be careful. These things are loaded with trans fat, sugars, & other chemicals that can wreak havoc on your digestive system as well as your cells. GO ALL THE WAY BABY!! Use Organic, heavy cream! 1. You need…

Success Lies in Habits

My philosophy is that success lies in habits. Choices. Not regimented structure. Think proper portions. Swap outs. Think categories when it comes to food. Eat more from the veggie category and less from the simple carbohydrate category (as an example). I love this advice from Dr. Nadolsky, “Structured meal plans work for short term goals,…

Pasta Transformation! Zucchini Spaghetti with Basil Pesto

Love pasta? Love noodles? Trying to cut the carbs? Get ready, I’m going to change your life! Well, not literally but maybe just a little in the food department! My new kitchen toy is Sur La Table’s Vegetable and Fruit Spiral Slicer. You can use this with Zucchini, Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Potatoes, Bell Peppers, Onions, Apples…