February 20, 2018

So you just found out you are pregnant. Congratulations! This is the exciting beginning of a whole new adventure for you... especially getting to know your body's inner workings in very new, intimate ways. Say hello to pregnancy cravings, and the weirdest food combinat...

February 8, 2018

Do I have tips? Of course! This is a great question, because I think all of us have at some point suffered from a sugar low in the afternoon. And in that moment when you are ready to fall asleep at your desk or over your child's artwork, the only thing to keep you aliv...

June 16, 2017

Our social calendar is stuffed full with graduations, birthdays, and BBQs for the next few months. And while I LOVE spending time with the people, the food situation is my worst nightmare: burnt meat everywhere, packaged onion dips, chips laced with every food additive...

January 20, 2017

In all my sessions with clients I always say how unfortunate it is, that we use the same word for a nutrient in our food, and for too much substance on our body. Both are called fat, both are very different, and just because you eat fat, you don't get fat. :-) 

What I w...

September 13, 2016

The other night I was working away when a massive sweet craving hit me. I needed something sweet, something warming, something comforting, STAT! In these times of need I usually whip up a creamy chunky monkey chocolate smoothie, answer my cravings with a sweet popsicle...

July 11, 2016

Every summer for the last few years I have revised this little popsicle book, and here is the new edition with three brand new, super refreshing recipes. Popsicles are easy desserts in the summer, refreshing snacks after a workout, and a mini holiday escape during a st...

July 8, 2016

What should the first recipe back be after so many months of let's just call it maternity leave? The pressure is so high! So let's start with a summery cookie with the refreshing flavor of lemon. I actually made a huge batch of these just before I went into labor and t...

November 25, 2015

 

Even though a holiDAY is technically only a day, most of us overindulge for the entire month between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Office parties, school bazaars, and family dinners fill the diary and fill your belly with foods you wouldn't usually choose on your plate....

November 18, 2015

 

In most big cities - and especially here in Shanghai - eating out is part of your daily life to socialize, work, and to conveniently fill your belly without making a mess in your own kitchen. Of course there are more and more healthy options on most restaurant’s menus...

October 28, 2015

 

When I first start with new nutrition clients, most of them are extremely concerned about my taking away their cup of coffee. Their fear is literally in the air when they first sit down with me. It’s like they are worried I will take their life line away. When I ask i...

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