Tag Archives: fiber

Super Bowl Sunday Lasagna (video + recipe)

I had a discussion with one of my clients last week about how stressful it is to cook in a cluttered disorganized kitchen. This really hit home for me since my kitchen and I have been at odds for a … Continue reading

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It’s Chili time. Quick video + my favorite chili recipes

It’s chili time! We are in the throes of winter here in New Jersey. It’s cold and snowy; and just perfect for spending time in my newly renovated kitchen. It’s so much fun cooking with new appliances and the extra … Continue reading

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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball. Ready? It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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Top 10 Ways to Tame Your Sweet Tooth

Consciously or not, the average American consumes 28 teaspoons of added sugars a day – that’s more than 90 pounds of sugar per year. The American Heart Association recommends women limit their added sugar to just 100 calories per day … Continue reading

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Juicing – helpful or harmful?

I get asked this question all the time. What do you think of juicing? The short answer – it can play a beneficial role in any wellness program if used properly. Drinking a nutritious juice every once in a while … Continue reading

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It Can’t Get Any Easier Than This: Salad in a Jar

Plants are the absolute foundation of a healthy diet, providing all sorts of nutrients and fibers that play a role in disease prevention. Eating more plants tends to displace higher-calorie foods, balancing your diet and controlling hunger. Making veggies part … Continue reading

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Veggie Quesadillas – Delicious and High in Fiber.

Dietary fiber — found mainly in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and legumes — is probably best known for its ability to prevent or relieve constipation. But foods containing fiber can provide other health benefits such as lowering your risk of … Continue reading

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Living With IBS: Dietary Tips and Treatment

It’s an embarrassing topic; one that’s not easy to talk about. And yet, if you suffer from Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), you’re not alone. According to the National Institutes of Health, some 60 to 70 million Americans suffer from digestive … Continue reading

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Shaped Like An Apple

I’m sure you are familiar with the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” How about, “An apple a day keeps the fat away?” According to a recent study done at the University of Iowa, a natural substance … Continue reading

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