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Uses of Coconut Oil (Besides Food)

Uses of Coconut Oil (Besides Food) Many people consider coconut oil a superfood because it offers so many health benefits. But this oil isn’t just for cooking; it’s handy around the house, a beauty multitasker, and more. Here’s a look at some exciting coconut oil uses to try at home.Beauty Coconut Oil Uses Effective Moisturizer: Since [...]

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What Are The Differences Between Butter and Ghee?

When you are in the kitchen and whipping up a certain recipe, you'll find many things that call for butter. You probably use butter in desserts, to roast certain vegetables, or to slather on your toast. However, there is an alternative: organic ghee. If you have only ever used butter, the idea of using some other replacement may sound [...]

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How to Stay Hydrated this Summer

It’s starting to feel like summer out there! The temperature keeps rising and I am so happy to be able to be out and about, mask and all. However, now more than ever, it’s important to remember to stay hydrated. I know that I have to remind myself to drink, especially when I am in my mask for extended [...]

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What is a superfood and how is it different from other foods?

The question I’m often asked since the term “superfood” is thrown aroundquite a bit. A superfood is usually a plant-based, whole, unprocessed food that is rich in antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. In other words, it’snutrient-dense and chock full of healthy goodness. Here are three of my favorites listed below: Goji Berry Powder Goji berry powder is high in vitamins A and C, fiber, [...]

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Meat Alternative to Your Diet

Lately, there has been a lot of media coverage on the possible shortage of meats in the coming weeks. People are scrambling to stock up and make sure they have enough meat to feed their families. My suggestion to clients is to think about plant proteins as a healthy alternative. Consumption of plant proteins has been shown to [...]

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Superfood of 2020 to Boost Your Healthy Diet

These past two months have seemed a bit surreal- almost as though they were ripped from the pages of a new sci-fi novel. We have all been staying home and cooking more than ever since our favorite restaurants have been either closed for business or take-out only. With restrictions now lifting and restaurants reopening, be it with just outside seating [...]

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Food That Will Make You Feel Less Hungry In Between Meals

Do you ever have a day when you just can’t seem to keep your hunger in check? Reaching for snacks a little more than you should? When I’m working with clients, I let them know there are different reasons that people snack.Are you snacking for the right reasons? People may snack when they’re bored, tired, [...]

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Alternative Flours

Let’s be honest…we all love our foods and baked goods made from flour. I’m talking about breads, pastas, cookies, muffins and cakes, just to name a few. But lately, alternative flours have taken over the supermarket shelves and it seems there’s a flour made from everything, including almond, coconut, chickpea, freekeh and cassava. How do you decide?Here’s the scoop (pun intended):All- [...]

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Sugar Vs. Honeysuckle Powder

February is the month of chocolates, baked goodies, and roses (some of which are also chocolate). Can you say sugar overload? If you are looking to enjoy this sweet treat month, but are concerned about taking in too much sugar, you’re in luck! There are sugar alternatives that offer the sweet without the guilt. You may be wondering why a sugar [...]

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Good Food Good Mood

I was chatting with a friend who’s a therapist the other day and she told me that Seasonal Affective Disorder (or SAD) began before Halloween in the Northeast this year. SAD is a mood disorder for people who are mood stable for most of the year, however, during winter or cold-weather months, they become depressed. There are different [...]

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