GreenBlender: Organic Smoothies Delivered

I’ve been jones’ing for a tropical vacation, big time. So when this box of fresh fruits & veggies showed up at my door, it was just what I needed to lift me from my winter blues. Along with all the organic fruits & veggies you need (with the exception of […]


3 Protein-in-a-Pinch Lunch Ideas

For me, lunch is the hardest meal. It’s usually an afterthought until my belly starts growling and I start digging in the cupboards for something fast and easy (and usually not so healthy). The biggest challenge is finding something with protein – because I know if I don’t get protein […]


Travel Friendly Snacks

Airports and rest stops are generally not known for their healthy fare. With salty, sugary temptations abound (and stress levels high!) it can be tough to make decent snack choices while on the go. But with a little planning, you can arrive safely at your destination and still fit into your bikini. […]


Homemade Spelt Pizza

I’m always trying to find ways to have Joaquin participate in the kitchen with me – even if it is to make not-so-healthy foods like cookies. Last Friday, we finally got around to using our new pizza stone and the result was so worth the wait. Javier also got a […]


Brooklyn Chili (a leaner recipe you’ll love!)

It’s been cold, damp and dreary in New York for the past few days. My parents were in town to meet our newest addition, Miguel, and we overdid it eating out the first few nights. (Check out The Heyward next time you’re in Williamsburg — delicious Southern food.) So we […]


Honestly Green Popsicles

I’d feel like a failure as a nutritionist and mom if I couldn’t get my kid to eat at least one green thing a day. Sure, he eats those pouches with mixes like kale, apple, and mango, but let’s be honest, it’s like 99% fruit and 1% greens. (More of […]


Blueberry Protein Pancakes

I’ve been loving this Protein Pancakes recipe from my dear friend and colleague Joy Bauer. And my son, Joaquin, is obsessed! I feel good knowing this uber picky eater is getting some decent protein (about 20 grams per pancake!). The key is the eggs. Both my husband and Joaquin despise eggs in […]


Arugula Salad with Soft-boiled Eggs

New moms need fast, easy meals to keep them going without leaving them feeling guilty. This is one of my go-to quick lunches that’s both satisfying and nutrient-packed. And it only takes about 5-10 minutes of prep. 2 organic eggs 2 cups organic, pre-washed arugula ½ avocado, chopped 6 grape […]