Diversity Salad (Asian-ish)

Variety is the spice of life — in cooking as in society. If you’ve ever attended one of my nutrition workshops, you’ll know I’m a tireless advocate of dietary diversity; that’s because research shows that eating a wide variety of different nutritious foods keeps us healthy, strong and resilient. Similarly, I believe that when a […]

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Emergency Chocolate Cake

Have you ever experienced a chocolate cake emergency? I have, and it’s intense. It usually hits at the end of a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day when your willpower reaches zero and all you want to do is dive head-first into a large dessert. Most recently, I experienced it after a white-knuckle drive […]

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Overnight Noats

One of my all-time favorite breakfasts is Bircher Muesli, a dish of oats soaked overnight in yogurt and served with fruits and nuts (see the traditional version of Bircher muesli here). I often serve this at workshops and have yet to meet a person who doesn’t love its fragrant, creamy deliciousness. However, since quite a […]

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11 Reasons To Eat Chia Pudding

I used to dismiss chia pudding as Instagram eye candy that nobody needs, but once I began to ponder its many advantages, I changed my mind. Now I eat it at least twice a week and recommend it to all my clients. Here’s why: It’s ridiculously quick and easy to prepare — no cooking required, […]

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Make breakfast count: Spinach & Parmesan scramble

One of the things I love about intermittent fasting (i.e., not eating for 12+ hours overnight) is that when breakfast finally comes, I really appreciate my food! So much so that, after waiting to eat for many hours, I don’t want to just chug a boring old smoothie

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