Recipe: That Amazing Ginger Sauce From Life Alive

Finally, today I’m sharing a recipe that is a victory for my kitchen. I’ve been obsessed with the lemon ginger nama shoyu special sauce that Life Alive (a restaurant in Cambridge) puts on their goddess bowls. I started trying to recreate it back in the late fall and finally mastered it. The sauce goes great […]

Obsessed: Amazing Meal, Paleo Buffalo Chicken Meatloaf and Avocado

Editor note that you already know but the FTC makes me include here: I am an official brand advocate for Bel Brands in 2013. While I receive compensation for participation as a brand advocate, opinions are my own. Things I’m obsessed with lately: Paleo Buffalo Chicken Meatloafs from PaleOMG. So simple and easy. I do […]

That Shoot Next Week…

So I’ve begun the photoshoot prep for my book next week! Last Thursday, my friend Cate asked me and Rebecca to grab coffee after a spin class. She suggested the 6:30 am on Wednesday to which Rebecca agreed. I am not an early riser but knew I’d be able to do it with the added motivation […]

Win $5200 + What I Ate week in review

I’ve won some pretty awesome prizes over the years using social media. Companies love to do contests but the applicant pool is often small making the odds typically in your favor. I was recently asked to help promote “A Healthier Way of Life” contest with Hain Celestial, a company whose portfolio includes many organic brands […]

My Pasta Alternative: Eggplant Noodles

If you love marinara sauce like me but not crazy about pasta or eat a gluten free diet, then you will love my eggplant noodle recipe. Thanks to the Tone It Up diet plan, I’ve learned that it’s easier for me to maintain my weight when I eat my carbs during the day rather than […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Faux Risotto Recipe

Earlier this week, I made a healthy “risotto” recipe using quinoa and roasted butternut squash. I invited my dad and sister to come over for dinner and was excited to make something using the ingredients I bought at the local Farmers Market. Naturally, I gravitate towards the foods I know I love, Brussels sprouts and […]

Healthy Turkey Meatloaf Video Recipe

Looking for a healthy and affordable recipe to make on Sunday for dinner during a busy week? This healthy turkey meatloaf recipe uses ground turkey, oatmeal and a variety of spices for a flavorful dish. It is one of my most popular blog posts here on so I decided to make it into a […]

Lightlife Smart Ground Mexican Style Salad

Last night for dinner I decided to take part in #meatlessmonday! I made a Mexican salad with Lightlife Smart Ground Mexican style, Avocado Vinaigrette from Whole Foods and Bragg’s nutritional yeast for cheesy flavoring. Conveniently, I had left over peppers and onions from Sunday night fajitas to use as well. I really love the Avocado […]

The Perfect Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I think I finally mastered the perfect baked sweet potato french fry recipe. It’s simple and delicious. There is one ingredient that I found to season them perfectly. ONE. I like them crispy, slightly burned with a kick. To achieve this, preheat your oven at 400F. Next, slice up the sweet potatoes with the skin […]

The Last Weekend Before The Storm

This weekend was exactly what I needed, a relaxing break from the summer rush and parties. Saturday morning, Roomie and I played tennis for almost 90 minutes. It was humid and hot making for a sweaty experience. The Oakley sunglasses I received at the Fitness Magazine Meet & Tweet amazingly stayed put the entire time. […]