When I worked in the corporate world, the #1 water-cooler conversation was which diet was the best diet. Someone always raved about their juice cleanse, or going vegan, while another person swore that their cousin was able to lose 15 lbs in a week by doing keto. The truth is, all diets "work" to some degree, … Continue reading The #1 question to ask yourself when selecting a diet
If you are home right now, go to your pantry and pull out your cooking oil. Close your eyes and take a whiff. It should smell like a beautiful bouquet of olives or a tropical coconut. It should not smell like chemicals. We put way too much trust in the food industry to give us … Continue reading 20 Surprisingly Simple and Tasty Swaps to Make Your Kitchen Healthier
A super easy weeknight meal that you can make in about 30 min! Ingredients (for 2 people) 2 delicata squash 2 large sweet Italian sausage (remove from casing) 3 celery stalks 1/2 onion 2 garlic cloves 2-3 large handfuls of spinach or kale 1-2 tbsp coconut oil salt and pepper to taste Directions Preheat oven … Continue reading Sausage Stuffed Delicata Squash
The holidays are almost here. This can be a stressful time for a lot of people. I mean, there is food everywhere. I understand, I am Italian. And Italians like to eat...especially during the holidays. If you’re already feeling a little stressed that the Holiday Season will be a little tough on your waistline, I want … Continue reading 6 powerful strategies to enjoy the holidays without gaining 5 pounds or relying on crazy willpower (which doesn’t work anyway!)
Simple Green Smoothie with a Fall Kick Ingredients 1 tbsp Chia Seeds 1 Serving Protein/Collagen Powder 1 tbsp peanut butter 1/4 frozen banana 1-2 handful of fresh or frozen spinach 1 tsp of cinnamon 1-2 cups of almond milk (to desired consistency) Blend and Serve!
You know that feeling when you wake up before the alarm clock. No, not when its 3AM and you lie awake staring at the ceiling wish you could go back to bed. But, the feeling when you’re alarm is scheduled to go off at 7:30 and you naturally wake up, refreshed, at 7:18? That one? … Continue reading 7 Tips to Get the Best Rest of Your Life.
Between the ages of 18-27, I lived with splitting headaches, terrible stomach aches, acne, brain fog, and anxiety. Sounds like a pretty terrible way to live, but to be honest i didn’t think too much about it. It had been my reality for so long, that the thought that I could NOT feel that … Continue reading WTF is Inflammation?