Green Blender Smoothies

Green Blender Review

  It’s no secret that I love smoothies. Smoothies have been a part of my life for a long time, ever since college when I worked at a small smoothie and juice joint in California…one that would later be known as Jamba Juice. I was introduced to green smoothies two years ago when I did a […]

It’s Pinteresting, no?

pin it party

OK, I apologize for the horrific pun but that’s what my brain starts doing when I’m low on sleep and high on stress. While I promised myself that I wouldn’t blog the rest of this week because I didn’t want to add anything  to my workload, I can’t pass up a good party. That and […]

Ginger Green Smoothie

Ginger Green Smoothie

I’m so happy that spring has arrived in New York City. I mean, everyone seems to be happier in the city. It means more sunshine, longer days, blooming flowers, and outdoor runs. It also means that I can resume drinking green smoothies without freezing! A couple of years ago, I did a 30-day green smoothie challenge and […]

Cooking with Coconut Oil Cookbook Review


{Disclaimer: I received a copy of Cooking with Coconut Oil to review. I received no other compensation for this post. All opinions are my honest opinion.} I have a jar of coconut oil sitting in my cupboard. I’ve wanted to incorporate coconut oil into my cooking, both because of the flavor (yum coconut flour) and […]

All you need to know about oil pulling

coconut oil

Have you heard oil pulling? It seems like everywhere I turn, someone is talking about it. You take a tablespoon or two of oil, place it in your mouth and then swish it around and “pull” it through your teeth for anywhere between five minutes to 20 minutes. According to the Internets, there are a […]

Christmas Cookies!

peppermint chocolate crinkle cookies

One of my favorite holiday traditions is baking and decorating Christmas cookies with my family and kids. I guess a more accurate description is that my cousin bakes a whole lot of cookies and the kids (and my sister) decorate the cookies. I’m responsible for making the sugar cookie dough and this year, I made […]

New York City Travel Guide

NYC wellness travel guide

{Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Well Well Well, a new site bringing wellness and travel together fueled by EVEN® Hotels. All opinions are my own.} I love to travel. I love exploring new cities and familiar cities, discovering new food and cozy restaurants and getting outside of my normal routine. But one of the biggest […]

Menu Planning and Food Prep

food prep

  Happy Sunday everyone! I hope that you’ve been having a great weekend. We were expecting a break from the heat and humidity but unfortunately, that didn’t happen. When I stepped out of my door Saturday morning for my run, I believe that it was 100% humidity. Fun. At least, I had this new fun toy […]