Keep a Food Diary to Improve Your Health

Health Tips

Keeping a food diary is not just for those who want to lose weight. Keeping track of what you eat is one of the best ways to improve your health because it gives you the opportunity to mindfully notice what foods are working for your body and what foods are not. Once you identify unhealthy … Read More

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

Recipes

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

Health

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

Recipes

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