As we move into back to school season, make healthy eating a priority. Hit the grocery store with our handy list – these staples will ensure your home is stocked with nutrient-packed foods and beverages. grocery-store-staples

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When cooking at home, it’s essential to add food safety to your list of kitchen to-dos. One in six Americans gets sick every year from food poisoning, according to Foodsafety.gov. The good news: Taking a few precautions when prepping, cooking and storing food can help keep you safe and free from foodborne illnesses like salmonella, […]

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Omega-3 fatty acids are among the most important nutrients to prioritize in your diet. These fats — primarily found in fish, but also in chia seeds and nuts and in supplements, help maintain mental health and stave off depression and aggressive behavior.​

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A 4-ounce portion of salmon provides more than 1,600 milligrams of DHA and EPA, which are the more potent forms of omega-3 fat. Other good sources of EPA and DHA include cold-water fish like tuna and sardines. Ingredients: 1 pound salmon filet, raw 1/8 tsp salt 1/8 tsp black pepper 1 tbsp olive oil 1 […]

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Eggs are a convenient and affordable source of protein and a great “go-to” item to keep stocked in your fridge. Not only are eggs an excellent source of vitamin B12, which supports cell growth and helps regulate metabolism, but they’re also high in sulfur, a nutrient that aids vitamin B absorption and liver function. How […]

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Kale has gained a huge following. From foodies to parents, people are sharing their new-found love of kale. Even though kale does have some amazing health benefits, there are many other leafy greens that are actually healthier than kale. Listen as I discuss the top 10 greens that are more nutritious than kale. What are […]

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Protein is the building block for our cells, improving muscle and strength and providing a solid nutritional base for your long-term recovery. Watch me share the protein powerhouses every kitchen should have.

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Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, slim down, or bulk up, protein shakes can be a great nutritional option. Protein improves your metabolism, strengthens your organs and lean muscle, controls your cortisol levels, and even detoxifies your system. However, there’s so many different types of protein sources, how do you know which ones are right […]

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How can you prepare for the week ahead without getting overwhelmed? When you’re trying to relax on the weekend after a long week of work, the last thing you want to be thinking about is what you’re going to pack for your lunch for the following week. Trying to eat well and stay healthy can […]

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Summer is here and that means fireworks, BBQ cookouts, and (usually) heavy foods rich in fat, salt and sugar – the three so-called “hyperpalatables” that drive us to eat more and more of these foods. So use this Memorial Day and Independence Day as more opportunities to free yourself from empty calories and processed foods […]

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