Delicious & Nutritious Dates!

Dates are an amazingly nutritious fruit enjoyed all over the world. They are also very healthy loaded with vitamins and minerals, including potassium, and fiber.  In fact one  date fruit has 25% more potassium than a banana.  Dates are also naturally fat free, sodium free, and cholesterol free and make an incredible way to naturally […]

Seasonal Berries & Salad Yum!

Next time your out be sure to pick up some delicious seasonal berries.  They are sweet and delicious this time of year.  They make a wonderful treat  to eat alone or to top on a salad.  We picked up fresh organic baby mixed greens and sliced up some yummy strawberries with a light drizzle of […]

Be Daring & Try Something New

Weekly Challenge There are so many powerful fruits and vegetables out there of so many shapes, colors, textures and tastes.  Each time you are at the store pick up something you haven’t tried before or are not familiar with.  You will be pleasantly surprised that there are many delicious vegetables and fruits that you have […]

February is Heart Awareness Month

This month is Heart Awareness Month and a great time to talk about keeping your heart healthy through diet and lifestyle.  With Cardiovascular disease, heart disease and stroke being the leading cause of death in the United States according to the U.S Department of Health & Human Services, we want to be sure you know […]

Fast, Fresh & Affordable Healthy Meals

This is one of my favorites to whip up.  I call this one a California Veggie Rice Bowl.  When we are short on time and looking to get a nutritious meal quickly this is what we reach for. I use my prep days on the weekend to prepare quinoa and brown rice so that I […]

Making Healthy Choices Easy

Healthy Tip – Having Veggies On Hand Be sure to explore all kinds of local and seasonal fruits and veggies.  Simply keeping them at hand will make it much easier to follow a healthy diet and avoid the traps of unhealthy fast and process food options.  When you have the food at hand half the […]

Staying Healthy One Step At A Time

Healthy Tips to Incorporate Right Away I get requests daily asking how to begin taking the steps to move towards a healthy lifestyle.  One of my tricks that always keeps me on track and prevents me from falling off is – being prepared.  Planning ahead really is a great step to move you closer to […]

Commit To Eating Better & Healthier This YEAR!

The American diet is filled with processed foods.  Americans tend to be looking for the fast convenient choice with such fast paced lifestyles.  When asked and polled they unanimously agree that it works with ease and therefore they consume a great deal of processed foods fitting in their life with not much required.  They can […]

Low-Calorie Antioxidant Kale

Kale is an amazing food and nutritionally it has a lot to offer.  You can eat a large bowl of kale as 1 packed cup is only 34 calories. Kale has a natural taste and is great in salads, soups, stews and more. Kale grows in its peak season from mid-winter through first weeks of […]