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Get inspired with my latest recipe obsessions, health tips and advice to balancing your hormones and improving your digestive health.

When Life Gives You Too Many Herbs….

...make Pesto! It happens.  You buy an entire bunch of parsley, basil, cilantro, sage (you fill in the blank) …then get home and realize that it’s just for garnish.  Or the recipe only calls for a tablespoon or two.  Either way, you’re left with practically an entire...

The #1 Ingredient Missing From Your Breakfast + 4 Quick Ways To Add It In

Your idea of breakfast and my idea of breakfast may be different. When I talk about breakfast making a big difference in your energy levels all day, I’m not talking about what you might think of as breakfast… Coffee Muffin, scone or other pastry Toast or bagel Boxed...

Top 10 Reasons Why You Want To Detox

Even the best of us need to press the reset button every now and then. I am so excited to announce my 5-day (Whole-Food) Fall Detox that starts Monday, October 24th because I SO need it. Last week, I ate leftover birthday cake from my son’s birthday almost everyday....

Lamb Stew with Fresh Figs and Fennel

It’s officially Fall and the weather is starting to cool off. Yay! I love Fall weather! I’ve been in the mood for a nice warm stew for dinner. This recipe is one of my absolute favorites. It uses lamb, which is an excellent red meat that you may not even consider when...

Simple & Sweet Holiday Dessert – Cardamom-Infused Coconut Whipped Cream (with Sautéed Cinnamon Apples)

At one of my recent workshops, someone asked me if there was such a thing as a healthy dessert. Sure, there is. You just might not find it in the grocery aisle or on the holiday dessert table.  Desserts tend to go overboard with sugar. We have been trained into...

3 Common Mistakes Busy Women Make About Lunch

Is your lunch stressing you out?  In September, the topic of kid’s lunches was on everyone’s mind. But what about your lunch? As a busy mom, professional, creative, or entrepreneurial woman, I’m sure lunch is just about the last thing on your mind (second, maybe, to...

5 Tips to Rein in Your Holiday Sweet Tooth without Spoiling the Fun

‘Tis the Season …for sugar.  We are now full swing into the holiday season and that means lots of sugar ‘n spice.  I thought I’d offer some information on sugar and some small tips for keeping your sugar intake in check this holiday season. According to the Department...

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