Why I stopped exercising

To me, exercise might as well be a four letter word, because although I love exercising while I’m actually doing it, I hate the buildup it takes to get there. I hate that it feels like work or another task in my day. I hate that it’s about burning calories. […]

Should you go gluten free?

It seems everyone is going “gluten-free” these days, and special (expensive!) gluten-free foods are popping up all over the grocery store. Should you be cutting it out too? Those with celiac disease MUST go 100% gluten-free, because when they consume even a tiny fraction (like the invisible amount that might […]

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 […]


Must Have Supplements for Mom and Baby

I’m not one to advocate for supplements, powdered shake mixes, or fortified foods, but there are a few instances where I definitely think they can help. During pregnancy, I recommend a good quality food-based multivitamin. I say “food-based” because the vitamins and minerals harvested from actual food (like fruits and veggies) […]

Breastfeeding Trouble – Overactive Letdown

As if it’s not hard enough to be tethered to your babe for what seems like 24 hours a day, it really sucks (no pun intended) when your efforts to feed him seem to fail and a one-hour feed turns into two — just in time for the next one to […]