Frittata Muffins (makes 12)

These “muffins” are the ideal make ahead breakfast or snack. You can add whatever ingredients you like…bacon, mushrooms and swiss, sautéed veggies and goat cheese, spinach, tomatoes and feta – you get the idea. They are also delicious with no cheese if you are dairy free. Clean out your fridge on Sunday afternoon and have [...]

By |December 25th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

Must Watch Documentary For The Family!

“Our culture promotes the belief that someone who is overweight is just that way because they’re lazy. When actually, the food we eat is a large cause of these lazy behaviors AND the unwanted weight gain.” If you haven’t already seen Fed Up, or if your whole family hasn’t watched this documentary, then you have [...]

By |December 17th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

Blueberry Muffins (makes 6)

These muffins are perfect for people with allergies because they are gluten free, dairy free and egg free. We are none of those in my house but I still often use these ingredients because they are so healthy and delicious! These come out dense, moist and bursting with blueberries. I love using almond flour and [...]

By |November 25th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

Roasted Parsnip & Carrot “Chips”

Roasted Parsnip & Carrot “Chips” serves 4-6 If you haven’t tried parsnips yet, you are missing out on a delicious root vegetable – similar to a carrot. They are easy to find and so tasty when roasted! Feel free to use all carrots or all parsnips. This makes a perfect side for grass fed burgers. [...]

By |October 25th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

5 Tips To Enjoy Your Relationship With Food

How many times have you grabbed a pint of ice cream when you were wanting to watch a sappy movie and have a good cry? We have all experienced these “comfort food” moments at some point.  Using food to meet emotional needs as opposed to nourishing your physical hunger, is considered emotional eating.  There are [...]

By |October 24th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

How To Minimize Being “Stumped” by Your Teen

Stumper (Noun/Adjective)-Definition- a question, statement, or other information that truly baffles and confuses the listener. In many cases, the "Stumper" renders the listener speechless. I'm a question asker....that's what I do. A good portion of my job consists of asking questions, listening carefully to the answers, and helping clients make sense of what they're sharing. [...]

By |October 6th, 2016|Emotional Growth, Health|0 Comments

Healthy Caesar Dressing That Tastes Fabulous

“CAESAR” DRESSING serves 4-6 This is not a traditional Caesar dressing by any means but you still get a delicious, creamy, garlicky dressing that you can feel so good about eating. It is perfect for people with food sensitivities because it is gluten free and dairy free. It is a favorite in my house! ¼ [...]

By |September 25th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

3 Steps to Save Time Cooking

We’ve all had those nights where you look at the clock, wonder how is it 7 pm already, and go into panic mode about what to scrounge up for dinner to feed your family. If we're honest here, it probably happens far too often!  Life is busy; it’s bound to happen. This is generally when [...]

By |September 24th, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

Healthy Skin for Teens

I was finishing up the last entry on stress and happiness, and thought about how one of the major stresses I see teens for is their skin. One of the commonest reasons for teenagers being seen in my office is for acne. Now some teens are not particularly bothered by their acne. In that case, [...]

By |September 18th, 2016|Confidence, Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments

Recipe of the Month: Overnight Soaked Oats

OVERNIGHT SOAKED OATS (makes 1 serving) This is such a simple make ahead breakfast that is perfect for busy mornings! No cooking! Ingredients: 1/3 cup rolled oats 1/2 cup milk of your choice* 1 tablespoon ground flaxseeds, optional 1/2 teaspoon vanilla dash of cinnamon Optional Toppings: fruit and nuts of your choice local raw honey [...]

By |August 21st, 2016|Health, Teen Wellness|0 Comments