Breakfast Nachos

Nachos for breakfast? Yes! It somehow feels like a treat to have nachos for breakfast, but really it’s just eggs, potatoes and sausage (sort of) arranged a little differently. Here, I used sweet potatoes to make the nachos by thinly slicing them. I have a mandolin – I’m a foodie after all, but you don’t need […]

What is the best diet?

Of all the questions I get asked as a nutritionist, the most common one I hear is “what diet do you recommend?”  It seems like a simple inquiry. One that could be answered with one simple word, label or description. In fact, that one question is what led me to study holistic nutrition formally to find […]

Healthy Chocolate Turtles

Some of my most cherished memories of Christmases past are the times when the communal box of Turtles were passed around the table or the office. Oh how I loved those little morsels of chocolate crunchy sweet heaven! As I changed my eating habits and lifestyle, I no longer appreciated or even enjoyed the once […]

Seared Scallops in a Spaghetti Squash Boat

While I was being efficient (some may say “lazy”, but I’m okay with that) making this dish by combining the basil pesto right in the spaghetti squash skin rather than scooping it out into a bowl first, it seems almost gourmet served this way. Spaghetti squash is such a great alternative to nutrient deficient pasta. It’s […]