Wondering what your favorite man wants for a gift or tired of gifting items that never get used? As an ambassador of health and wellness, I am often the plug for gift ideas. This year I teamed up with Sprouts Farmers Market to pick out my own gift basket this […]

Christmas Gift Idea for the Active Man


Some of the things we love most can make us healthier and stronger! Flavor insurance is about using the flavors that we crave and love in order to enjoy more of the foods that we need. Amplify the flavor of your food and you will open up a whole new […]

Flavor Assurance for Health insurance


What’s stopping you from cooking meals that you love? Some days we just don’t have enough time. You don’t have the ingredients that you need. You haven’t developed cooking skills… Heating up a meal in a microwave is sometimes a stretch. Confusion or overwhelm when it comes to what to […]

Making Healthy Taste Good – Guide and Book available



Ever see a recipe and think, “that looks nice but I don’t where to start”? I know that I sure have. Over the last 10 years, I’ve had a fascination with upgrading the recipes that look delicious. Upgrading to me means keeping the delicious but using the best quality ingredients […]

Video Recipes


Weight-loss challenges can be frustrating because healthy fat-loss is more of a marathon than a sprint. Some challenges can promote poor habits around crash dieting and intense caloric restriction. On a positive note, a challenge with a deadline can be the spark or jumpstart that is needed for long-term motivation. […]

Top tips from a successful group fat-loss challenge


UPGRADED CHICKEN NUGGETS  Meal-prep friendly 20 mins – serves 2-4 GLUTEN-FREE I love the challenge of upgrading the meals I loved as a kid and that my friends and I love as big-kids. I consider an upgrade something that with ingredients that helps your body create an environment that promotes […]

Upgraded Nuggets with Sweet & Spicy Papaya Sauce



Do you trust your gut? As a nutritionist, I find that 70% of my clients have digestive issues or chronic discomfort. Digestive issues drain your energy, mood, and willpower. You can eat all of the health food in the world, but if your digestion is not up to par, much of it […]

You are what you digest


5 simple ingredients, 5 minutes, vegan and gluten free protein bars. Get the delicious and nutritious recipe from the video below.   Ingredients 2 Pitted Dates 1/4 Cup Water or Tea 1 Cup Gluten-free oats 2 Scoops Protein powder (vanilla plant protein) 2 Tbsp Chia Seeds (or hemp seeds) 2 Tbsp […]

DIY Protein Bars


This is not about low-carb. This is about improving your relationship with food and health. I eat more than 40% of my calories from fat almost every day and have visible abs every day of the year… More importantly, my bloodwork shows that I’m healthy. I also eat food that […]

Fat makes you fat like blueberries make you blue



I want to make you LESS picky. How do we make “healthy” taste good? This comes from a former picky kid who convinced his mom that he was allergic to vegetables. Is it all in your head?  We don’t actually start our lives feeling that way. Rather, as we grow […]

Train your taste buds to crave HEALTHY