I was delighted to look at a bin of produce at Whole Foods recently and think…wow, thats really cheap! 

If you’re on my email list, you’ll know that I recently mentioned I’ll be hosting a lot more events, dinner parties, and all around awesome gatherings of cool people for good causes. 

Is that not the most gorgeous soup you’ve ever seen?

“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Did you know that your body is smarter than your brain?

Holy Moly. These are good. 

You’re Invited!  On Saturday, September 6th, I’ll be co-hosting a Beauty Food Brunch with Amy Height from The Ground Up Wellness.  We’ll be serving up a mouthwatering 3-course meal with signature superfood smoothie pairings from my new line of organic superfood blends, called Gold & Glow.

Who wants to turn on an oven when it’s a bajillion degrees out? Not me! 

Who hires health coaches, anyway? 

This past weekend I taught a healthy dessert cooking class at The Seed festival, and had a table to sample my new smoothie line, called Gold & Glow (more on that soon!).

Dairy-free yogurt? Yes please!

Tellspec: Changing What People Will Eat 

I went absolutely bananas at the Union Square Farmer’s Market this weekend! Everything looked so good!  As I was stuffing my tote with all this seasonal goodness, I realized that absolutely everything that’s in season also happens to be on the ingredient list for Ratatouille, one of my favorite dishes.  It smells amazing and instantly transports me back to my...

My favorite white sugar alternative is coconut sugar, either as liquid (called coconut nectar) or crystals (called coconut sugar). 

Hemp milk is extremely easy to make, and it not only tastes better, it’s more economical than store bought hemp milk.

One of my favorite smoothie recipes was featured on Ivanka Trump’s blog last week. I’ve been sharing my health tips with her, including starting your day with a protein, nutrient, and fiber packed smoothie like this one.

Veggie burgers are hit or miss. Some are good, some are bad…but I have finally found my favorite!

You know I adore anything green and herbs are no exception. They pack such wonderful flavor, have the added benefit of being extremely detoxifying and nutritious. Herbs instantly elevate any dish, and in this case, help turn a plate of pasta into a healthful meal, as opposed to a reason for guilt. 

Just this week, a client brought me an empty bottle of a new juice she found at Whole Foods and really liked. It was all natural, made from real fruit and es in a convenient (and pretty) single serve bottle. Is this OK? she asked. So, of course I put my food detective hat on and took a look. It turned out their...

This is not your typical barre class.  I grew up a dancer and have an affinity for group fitness, so I love that barre classes are being more popular. Typically a mix of ballet and pilates moves, I find these classes to be fun and effective for toning.

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