Is The Keto Diet Right For You?

Is The Keto Diet Right For You?  Q. I’ve been hearing a lot of stories about people losing weight on the keto diet. What is it, and do you recommend it to help me lose weight?A. I think Harvard described it best when they said, “A ketogenic (keto) diet is...
Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha Smoothie Bowl

Matcha Smoothie Bowl INGREDIENTS1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 banana frozen 1 teaspoon matcha powder 1 cup fresh baby spinach, packed 1 tablespoon chia seeds1/4 Cup frozen berries Handful of ice INSTRUCTIONSPour the almond milk into the blender. Blend in banana,...

To Be Brain Fit, Eat Chocolate

To Be Brain Fit, Eat Chocolate You may not aspire to be the next best-selling author, or be the scientist who finds the cure for cancer, but you probably want to sound sharp when you’re in a business meeting or at brunch with your friends. Nourishing your brain is one...
5 Foods For Better Brainpower!

5 Foods For Better Brainpower!

5 Foods For Better Brainpower! Just like there’s no surefire way to prevent cognitive decline, there’s not one magic food that can ensure your brain stays sharp as a tack with age. It’s clear that the most beneficial habit you can incorporate to feed...
Grapefruit Avocado Breakfast Salad

Grapefruit Avocado Breakfast Salad

Grapefruit Avocado Breakfast Salad Recipe and image courtesy of Lemon and Mocha Yield: 4 salads Ingredients for the salad12 cups salad greens1 grapefruit, segmented and seeds removed1 avocado, sliced1 cup cooked quinoa, optional (see note)4 eggs, poached or fried...
Sweet and Savory Breakfast Salad

Sweet and Savory Breakfast Salad

Sweet and Savory Breakfast Salad Recipe and image courtesy of Flora & Vino  Ingredients 2 small or 1 large sweet potato cut into thick 1/2″-inch half moons 4 cups mixed greens 1 cup berries 1 ripe avocado, chopped 1/4 cup hummus 2 TBSP hemp hearts 2 TBSP chopped...

Sweet Potato and Blueberry Salad

Sweet Potato and Blueberry Salad Recipe and image from Minimalist Baker IngredientsSWEET POTATOES1 small sweet potato (can sub 1 large for 1 small // cut into 1/4-inch discs then halved // organic when possible)0.5 Tbsp avocado or coconut oil (or sub water if avoiding...
Sunny-Side Up Breakfast Salad

Sunny-Side Up Breakfast Salad

Sunny-Side Up Breakfast Salad Recipe and image courtesy of Eating Bird Food INGREDIENTS 3 cups butternut squash chunks 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1 Tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon sprinkle of sea salt spring mix or baby spinach Granny Smith apple, thinly...
Broccoli Slaw Breakfast Salad

Broccoli Slaw Breakfast Salad

Broccoli Slaw Breakfast Salad Recipe and images courtesy of Cotter Cottage  Prep Time: 10 min  Cook Time: 10 min Total Time: 20 minutes Yield: 4 servings  INGREDIENTS 1 1/3 cup chopped peeled butternut squash 1/3 c chopped red onion or shallot 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil or...

The Best Salad I’ve Ever Tried!

The Best Salad I’ve Ever Tried! From “The Ivy” in Hollywood Salad Ingredients 2 large beets, boiled, peeled, and chopped3 medium zucchini, chopped2 fresh ears of corn, shucked, steamed, and cut off the cob1 bunch of scallions, white and light green...