If your days are anything like mine, mornings are organized chaos involving speed, serenity and serious mental focus to get everyone out the door on time, well nourished and in a happy mood ready to tackle and enjoy the day. No wonder almost 20 percent of Americans skip breakfast. One way to help make mornings […]
Potatoes are one of my all time, absolute, most favorite foods! What’s my guilty pleasure and number one food craving? It’s potato in almost any form. I’d pass on chocolate for a serving of salty sweet potato fries any day. And while these carb-filled gems are often seen as sabotage for health goals and likened […]
It’s hot out there in New York City so this week we are focusing on foods that hydrate! Did you know that watermelon is 92% water and strawberries are 91% water? Both also contain an impressive amount of vitamin C! Our Watermelon-Mint Smoothie combines both watermelon and strawberries, simply blended with a touch of mint! Delicious, hydrating and refreshing! Get the recipe.
Loaded with beets, kale, oranges and carrots, this juice is packed with nutrients and folate (it contains approximately 240 mcg of folate per glass, which is more than half an adult’s daily folate requirement) It’s an excellent boost for me too since I am pregnant and my daughter Grace loved it! Get the recipe.
It was Anzac day today in Australia and New Zealand which is a National holiday (yippee to that!) of remembrance that commemorates all Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in war. Hundreds of thousands get up and watch the dawn service where marches and horns are played in the early morning silence. Many foods are enjoyed and the classic is the good old Anzac biscuit. I wanted to cook a healthier version so here they are!
Drink up the sun’s rays with this fresh, fast and simple juice that’s sure to please the whole family (my 2 sons snagged all the juice after our photo shoot!). Full of nutrients that promote glowing skin like vitamin C rich oranges and beta-carotene packed carrots, this juice may also help ease inflammation related arthritis symptoms.