Category Archives: Wellness

Trader Joe’s Must Haves: The Best Finds in 2018!

Well, it’s been a minute since I updated my blog. In reality, it’s been more like 481,800 minutes (which equates to 11 months). Yikes! Starting a new job this year, planning a large celebration and more have unfortunately kept me focused on … Continue reading

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Getting Your Veggies In … Even on Super Bowl Sunday!

So, it’s Super Bowl Sunday – an unofficial national holiday practically devoted to Americans gorging our faces with wings, nachos, burgers, chips and beer. At first glance, it’s probably not the most fitting day to run a blog post about adding more … Continue reading

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One Last Pumpkin Recipe for the Season!

Wow, Thanksgiving was already over a week ago! Tis the season that time truly does seem to fly. Presumably like you, I spent the holiday weekend consuming heaps of Thanksgiving leftovers, spending time with loved ones and shopping up a storm. Also … Continue reading

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Start Your Day with a Healthy Protein Punch – Almond Butter Cup Protein Smoothie

Breakfast truly does set the tone for the day. In fact, many nutritional experts agree that it is the most important daily meal. With that being said, breakfast is probably the easiest meal to veer off the healthy eating course. And … Continue reading

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Just Breathe: 8 Tips to De-Stress During Hectic Days

As the song goes, “Mama said there’ll be days like this.” Days when nothing seems to go right and when stress seems to get the better of us. We’ve all had these kind of days. Days where we are pulled … Continue reading

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Say What? Affordable Organic and Healthy Food Options at Aldi

It seems like Aldi is kind of hip now. Last weekend, one of the largest newspapers in NYC, the New York Daily News, featured an article called, “8 reasons why you should shop at Aldi.” While I hadn’t shopped at … Continue reading

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Becoming Less Reliant on Microwave Cooking

A few weeks ago my microwave oven stopped working. I was attempting to heat turkey meatballs quickly between meetings while working from home when my microwave flatlined. Basically, it was completely dead; the time started blinking and the buttons refused to … Continue reading

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Knocking Out Migraines with a (Natural) Punch!

  The throbbing pain. The nausea. The head pain that shoots from back to front. The aura. The chills. The neck stiffness. The extreme sensitivity to light, to sound and to smells. The vision disturbances. The extreme fatigue. The dizziness. … Continue reading

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It’s a Bit Nutty What’s In Most Nut Butters

Yesterday while food shopping at my favorite grocery store, I spent at least 15 minutes reading label after label of the various nut butters stocked on the shelves. (I know; I totally need to get a life!) I thought it would … Continue reading

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The Great Olive Oil Mistake

I used to make a colossal mistake when cooking with olive oil. Whenever I was frying or sautéing practically anything on the stove, I would crank up the heat to the highest possible level and drown the frying pan with copious amounts of olive … Continue reading

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