Avocado and Mango Salad

  If you’re in need of a crowd-pleasing salad, check out this amazing Avocado and Mango Salad recipe chock-full of seasonal Spring veggies and fruits that are rich in vitamins, minerals and good fats…not to mention super delicious, too! INGREDIENTS: 3 Tbsp. Grape Seed Oil  1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed lime juice 1 Tbsp. freshly squeezed orange juice 1 shallot, minced 1/2 […]

Detox with Food

As 2012 rolls around, many of us are looking to detox from the Christmas overload of sugar, fat, alcohol, etc. Well, forget the pills, colonics and magical potions! You don’t need to invest in obscure ingredients, and you certainly don’t need to suffer by starving yourself or going on a juice cleanse. You can give […]

Crush Bad Cravings for Good

There are a number of dietary theories out there regarding food cravings and why we get them. For some, it is a matter of addiction. Yes, we can become addicted to certain food types, particularly those laden with sugar, bad fats and preservatives/chemicals which perpetuate addictive eating behaviors, such as MSG. For others, food cravings […]

Cranberry Avocado Salad

INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice 2 tablespoons honey 1 minced jalapeno 1/4 cup red onion, chopped 2 ripe avocados, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 3/4 cup halved cranberries 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, chopped Coarse salt and ground pepper DIRECTIONS: In a large bowl, whisk together 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice, 2 tablespoons honey, 1 minced […]

Is Your Child Having Difficulty Concentrating?

“My fourth-grader is having a hard time concentrating in school…what can I do to help her focus?” Lots of kids have a hard time staying on task, especially at school.  While class size and workloads may be beyond your control, your child’s diet, schedule and access to technology are not.  Feed her “brain food”; set […]

Easy & Healthy

If you’re like me, a busy parent consistently pulled in 10 different directions at once, its sometimes so much easier to go for what is convenient versus healthy. But with a little focus in the grocery store and just a few extra minutes to prepare, we can bring nutritious, tasty food to the table without […]