Tag Archives: nutrition

Let’s Be Real

by in Blog Posts, Lifestyle January 12, 2018

We are not a “one size fits all” society. We don’t all walk the same way, speak the same language, listen to the same music, have the same social circles, or have the same jobs. We don’t dress the same, have the same strengths, read the same books, and we all are not inspired by […]

My Current Favorite

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition December 7, 2016

Eggplant: In addition to featuring a host of vitamins and minerals, eggplant also contains important phytonutrients, many which have antioxidant activity. Known as brain-food, beneficial for cardiovascular health and free radical protection, eggplants can be found in your local grocery store throughout the year, with peak season between August and October. Additionally eggplant is low […]

A Daily Dose Makes a Difference

by in Blog Posts, Wellness August 11, 2015

It is the SPICE OF LIFE that we all should be including in our diets daily. The health benefits are extensive, and even more so when this spice is paired with black pepper to enhance absorption. Add it to your eggs, potatoes, grilled or sautéed veggies, soups, salad dressings, pasta and rice dishes, quinoa, grilled chicken […]

They are Green and Delicious

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition July 23, 2015

Brussels Sprouts! The truth: Most of us were not fans as kids; primarily because our grandmothers made Brussels Sprouts for Sunday dinner and cooked them to DEATH – leaving them mushy, bitter and virtually nutrient-depleted!! They had to be served in a pool of butter just to get them down. The good news: Although slightly early […]

Spaghetti Squash w/ Meat Sauce

by in Dinner, Recipes October 30, 2014

During squash season and I love this low-calorie dish, a flavorful replacement for pasta!! Here is a recipe we had for dinner earlier this week. 1 lb ground turkey 1 jar spaghetti sauce (I use Victoria’s brand – low sodium, low sugar – can be found at Walmart) 14 ounce can organic tomato sauce salt, […]