Healthy Eating Tips & Insights

This section of the site highlights insights, strategies and tips to eat better - covering eating habits, healthy shopping, eating out, and making smarter choices. If you're not cooking for yourself yet, this is your section!

No-Cook Weight Loss

Cooking for yourself is a small time commitment that has a huge pay off, but even if you don’t know how to cook or just want to eat better with no-cook options this summer, there’s no need to turn on your oven or stove top!

4th of July Menu

Everyone loves the savory tastes of grilled foods on Fourth of July. Grilling is easy, but why not try some new flavors for your grill this weekend like my Jalapeno flank steaks, turkey burgers or chipotle shrimp? Check out my other suggestions for an awesome celebration!

Take the Fat Out of Fourth of July

Wanna enjoy 4th of July “Greatest Hits” recipes guiltfree without letting them hit your hips? Here’s five simple swaps that make a world of difference!

No-Cook Summer Recipes

When it’s literally as hot as an oven outside, the last thing you want to do is turn on the oven and heat up the house. That’s why summer is the perfect time to use your creativity in the kitchen and find innovative ways to prepare meals without using your oven.

Bonjour Kale

I have a fierce reading addiction, so when my friend Kristen Beddard came out with her new memoir on two of my favorite topics, kale and Paris, I had to get my copy. Bonjour Kale is ideal for your summer reading list and anyone who loves food, adventure, and travel will crush on this fun read. Check out my interview with her to get a little appetizing bite of her story.

27 Time-Saving Healthy Cooking Tips

Cooking your own meals at home is the best way to achieve all your health goals – here’s 27 nifty ways to trim minutes and perhaps hours over the week from your kitchen routines.

5 Fun Ways to Enjoy Blueberries

Do you remember your parents telling you to eat your spinach for muscles like Popeye or munching on carrots will help your eyesight? Well, “blueberries help your memory” is absolutely true and here are five clever ways to get more blueberries into your diet!

Easy Mother’s Day Brunch

Mother’s day is rapidly approaching. What better way to say “I love you” than with homemade brunch that will knock her socks off and make her feel appreciated and pampered. Here’s a list of incredibly easy ideas of how to make a fast bunch that looks gourmet but couldn’t be simpler.