How to Keep this Holiday Season (Somewhat) Healthy

The winter holiday season has arrived! These yearly festivities are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. Do the tasty treats at holiday gatherings ever challenge your waistline or blood sugar level? You’re not alone! A little menu planning will help you enjoy your holiday favorites without wrecking your health. We’ve put together … Continue reading

Massage your Kale!

I don’t think I even tried kale until about two years ago. Put off by the mass of dark green curly leaves, I had no clue what it tasted like or how to prepare it. It certainly looked healthy but I told myself it was some kind of hippy vegetable and instead stuck with my … Continue reading

Hunkering Down in a Hurricane

I live in New York and we’ve experienced the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy this past week. I have been fortunate to live in a part of the city where we were not affected by flooding and power shortages, but many of my friends have not been so lucky and my thoughts are with them … Continue reading

My First Detox

I admit it. I was a detox virgin up to last week. So, I finally took the plunge and joined a client in a mini-fall detox offered through my nutrition school, the Institute for Integrative Nutrition. This detox is simple to follow and lasts over three days. I definitely think it’s a good detox to … Continue reading