Tips to Build a Sustainable Healthy Lifestyle in 2021

Health Tips, Nutrition

Ditch your New Year’s resolution this year! Many surveys and studies online report that about 80% of resolutions will fail by mid-February. That means the likelihood that you will stick to your resolution is unlikely. However, if you want to lead a healthier lifestyle in the New Year – whether it be exercising more, eating … Read More

One-Pot Shrimp Scampi and Broccoli Recipe

Healthy Dinner Recipes, Recipes

I love to prepare one-pot meals, especially on weeknights when I like to keep cleanup to a minimum. Scampi is often tossed with pasta, but this version instead uses quick-cooking orzo which saves you a pot and soaks up all the delicious flavors. 1-pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 … Read More

Chicken Tomato Rice Soup Recipe


This comforting and healthful recipe was inspired by my husband’s Greek heritage. It’s a Mediterranean spin on the soup that my Grandmother made for me as a child. You can also use the discarded chicken to make homemade stock. (Serves 6) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 large red onion, medium dice 1 large carrot, … Read More

Erin’s Favorite Things – 2020 Holiday Edition


The holidays are upon us and you may be looking for gift ideas for your loved ones. Here are some of my favorite wellness-related gifts that are perfect for this unusual time we find ourselves in. And don’t forget to treat yourself to a holiday surprise. You’ve earned it! Chopping Block Gift Certificate I honestly … Read More

Almond Fudge Cups Recipe


This is a delicious snack recipe if you’re craving a treat. It’s full of fiber, healthy fat, and the cacao nibs give it just the right amount of chocolate deliciousness. INGREDIENTS: 1/3 cup unsweetened almond butter 1 tablespoon coconut oil Pinch of salt 2 tablespoons cacao nibs DIRECTIONS In a small bowl mix together almond … Read More

How to Have a Healthy Halloween

Health, Health Tips, Recipes

Whether you’re planning to celebrate Halloween with just your immediate family or with a larger group, make it a healthier Halloween party using these simple tips. Make your healthy Halloween snacks scary good! Banana Ghosts: slice a banana in half, use 3 small chocolate chips (or drizzle melted chocolate) for the eyes and mouth. Tangerine … Read More