Healthy Lifestyle

Enjoying a healthy lifestyle goes beyond eating and cooking the right foods. It's about a well-rounded approach to living -- we'll cover in this section exercise, celebrating life, and finding balance, harmony and soul.

5 Pantry Items That Are Better Homemade

Store bought pantry items can certainly cut back on cooking time, but some foods can actually taste better (and are certainly healthier) if you make them from scratch.

Cooking Class: 5 Healthy Ingredients or Less

Cooking healthy meals that are tasty too doesn’t have to mean hours in the kitchen. You can make sumptuous dishes with 5 ingredients or less in under 30 minutes in this informative, fun class that I’ll be teaching February 25, 2014.

Spotlight on Spinach – And 15 Ways To Love It

“Spinach vs Kale” – which one would be the heavy weight? If kale is the reigning champion of the superfood world, then spinach is certainly a tough contender… but you don’t have to let them duke it out, enjoy both!

Best Ways to Cook Vegetables

Cooking and spicing vegetables the correct way means that you can take the world’s healthiest foods and turn them into lip smacking meals that you’ll look forward preparing for yourself and family and friends. Follow this simple guide to learn all the basic techniques, then check out my post on spices and seasonings for more fun flavorings.

Italian Sunday Dinner Ideas

Some family traditions are just too precious to leave behind, even when you start leading a healthier lifestyle — but you don’t have to give them up with these minor changes.

15 Surprising Ways to Use Pomegranate

Regaled for its unique taste and bizarre appearance, pomegranates are one of the most antioxidant-rich foods and considered by some as the “new” fountain of youth. Here are 15 fun ideas to incorporate pomegranates into your life!

Kitchen Alchemy Cooking Class

Eating for optimal health might seem like a science, but it’s as easy as combining delicious foods that contain the right healing compounds. I’ll teach you how in my brandnew Kitchen Alchemy cooking class at ICE Culinary on October 27.

Foodie Underground, Uncovered!

If you’ve never scrolled the pages of Foodie Underground, you’re in for a treat. The recipes are both decadent and healthy at the same time, and support the best possible way to eat — plant-based with none of the healthy eater’s guilt and all the gourmet pleasure!