Category Archives: Recipes & Food Tips

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes + 5 Spices to Add for a Thin Thanksgiving!

Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes + 5 Spices to Add for a Thin Thanksgiving!

Today, I’m sharing five spices to make sure you use throughout your Thanksgiving, three healthy Thanksgiving recipes, PLUS three bonus supplies to have a thin Thanksgiving (and not put on 5 lbs!) while LOVING what you are eating this Turkey (or Tofurkey) day! At my Thanksgiving meal last year, I told my husband’s family the story… READ MORE

Easy Spicy One-Week Paleo Meal Plan

Easy Spicy One-Week Paleo Meal Plan

The Paleo diet craze might seem fairly new, but it’s based on one of the oldest diets out there: the caveman diet. Today, I’m going to share an Easy Spicy One Week Paleo Meal Plan to make eating Paleo simple and spicy! Brought to the mainstream by Dr. Loren Cordain in 2002 with his book,… READ MORE

Easy Spicy One Week Vegetarian Meal Plan

Easy Spicy One Week Vegetarian Meal Plan

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably noticed the meal prep craze that has taken over health magazines, health sites and Instagram. If you haven’t tried meal prepping yet, you might be thinking, what’s all the fuss about? Well, today I’m going to make it easy for you by sharing my Easy Spicy… READ MORE

Easy Spicy One Week Vegan Meal Plan

Easy Spicy One Week Vegan Meal Plan

Do you know the real reason we resort to takeout and unhealthy foods during the week? It doesn’t have much to do with post-work fatigue. It’s simply the lack of an easy meal plan. Today, I’ll share with you an easy spice one week vegan meal plan. Wouldn’t it be great if we all had… READ MORE

How to Use Ancient Spices to Make Weight Loss Easier

How to Use Ancient Spices to Make Weight Loss Easier

If getting healthy and losing weight seems too complicated to fit into your lifestyle, you have to listen to my podcast, “How to Use Ancient Spices to Make Weight-Loss Easier and Boost Health” on the Wellness Mama Podcast. I talk about how to get skinny (and healthy!) with ancient spices. After years of struggling to… READ MORE

Easy Recipes to Lose the Baby Weight (Without Dieting)

Easy Recipes to Lose the Baby Weight (Without Dieting)

Losing the baby weight is not easy, especially considering that few weight loss programs include the essential nutrients for breastfeeding moms. The digital director at Parents.com asked me to come into their NYC studios to film for their Fit Pregnancy brand. We filmed a Facebook Live, where I demonstrate a few filling and super easy recipes to fit… READ MORE

This Berry Smoothie Has a Secret Fat-Burning Ingredient

This Berry Smoothie Has a Secret Fat-Burning Ingredient

In another appearance on Health.com, I demonstrated how to make a super delicious smoothie that does not come packed with all the hidden sugars. Best of all, not only does this smoothie fight off sugar cravings, it actually helps you lose weight. This recipe was inspired by a drink that Princess Kate Middleton loves, to… READ MORE

How to Slim Down (Instead of Plump Up) This Fall with Pumpkin Spice

How to Slim Down (Instead of Plump Up) This Fall with Pumpkin Spice

  One of the best things about fall is pumpkin spice everything–lattes, pumpkin pies, scones. I’m going to make your day by telling you this – you can actually slim down with pumpkin spice, this fall! Each spice in the massively craved “pumpkin spice” blend has properties to help you lose weight, increase your metabolism and… READ MORE

Skinny Summer Cocktails

Skinny Summer Cocktails

What a beautiful summer it has been on the East Coast! I get so many questions about what healthy alcoholic drinks are, so I decided to do a video showing you my favorite Skinny Spicy Summer Cocktails! I also have some special updates for you (keep reading). Today I’m sharing 3 things with you. 1.… READ MORE

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