Wild Berry Yogurt Parfait

greek yogurt

This simple dish is one of my clients’ favorites. It is super quick and easy and who doesn’t love a creamy, fruity treat? Better yet – with Greek yogurt or cottage cheese, it is high in animal-friendly protein. Nutrition Facts per serving: 299 cals., 21 gm protein, 46 gm carbohydrates, 7 gm fat. 1 serving…

Pumpkin Ginger Parfait

I made over this fantastic Thanksgiving treat. Now it is super-quick and delicious. For this high-protein, healthy alternative I use the fantastic honey vanilla bean flavored Greek yogurt from Voskos (available in most grocery stores). It actually stands alone as a balanced, healthy half-meal on its own! So prepare this in advance and store it…

Keeping Your Immune System Strong in Times of Crisis

tea and citris fruit

Over the last few weeks, we have all been affected by the recent COVID-19 crisis in our world. Whether we have been affected physically, mentally, financially, or otherwise, in one way or another this virus has impacted our daily routines and the everyday rhythm of life and I’d be remiss if I didn’t make mention…

National Nutrition Month

salad and fixings

This month is National Nutrition Month. As a Certified Holistic Nutritionist, you can imagine how excited I am when this month rolls around each year. It’s the one month when The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics pulls out all the stops and has an entire campaign directed toward focusing on the importance of making informed…

Are You Cooking for Your Sweetheart This Valentine’s Day?

Dark Chocolate

How much do you love chocolate? I think if we all really knew the power of chocolate and the health benefits we could receive from it, we may even love it more. Is that even possible? I’m not talking milk chocolate – although, yes, it is delicious. Dark chocolate is the way to go. Did…

Santorini Lemon Feta Dip with Kalamata Relish and Pita Chips

One bite. That's all it will take to sweep your taste buds away to the stunningly beautiful Greek islands.Soak up the Mediterranean flavor with this tangy Greek dip that is almost better than being there.I had the pleasure of showing the adorable Kym Johnson from DWTS how to make this little creation for a TV…

Resolutions or Intentions?

fireworks

2020 is here and the closer last year came to a close, the words like change, intention, resolution and new beginnings were being talked about. Does the idea of making ‘resolutions’ stress you out? Maybe it’s because most of our resolutions don’t stick! If the majority of resolutions are broken, then the irony is that…