I’m not a great skier. Honestly, I’m pretty uncoordinated. But, as someone who lives in sunny L.A., I love to visit the snow. There’s something about drinking hot cocoa after coming in from the cold. Just thinking about it gives me warm, fuzzy feelings. Too bad it's not that diet friendly. When I was a kid, I always drank the instant stuff that came pre-mixed with marshmallows. Such a treat. … [Read more...] about Best Diet Friendly Hot Cocoa Mixes
Chocolate is every girl’s best friend. So why shouldn’t a healthy diet include it? And so my search began for guilt free, sugar-free chocolate bars. Just something I could enjoy as an occasional treat that I didn't have to feel guilty about. Dark chocolate especially is full of antioxidants. That’s healthy, right? The biggest issue with chocolate bars is all that sugar. It’s so fattening and … [Read more...] about My Favorite Low- Carb, Sugar-Free, Guilt free Chocolate Bars
Wanna slow down the aging process? You're in good company. It's no wonder there are so many products on the market claiming to help slow the aging process. So how do you reduce the signs of aging like fine lines and wrinkles? Hold onto your wallets! Because I'm going to go over some anti-aging products that don't cost a lot of money! Well, let's start with a no-brainer. Keep hydrated, both … [Read more...] about 5 Anti-Aging Foods You Need to Eat Now!
Chocolate is an important part of almost any gal’s life. Whether it’s dark, milk, or white, Chocolate can feel like a bff. It’s gotten me through times when I’ve felt sad and heartbroken. And it’s been a part of many of my life celebrations. So I think it’s important to honor chocolate cravings when you have them. When I was younger, I never could understand it when people said they preferred … [Read more...] about 6 Healthy Ways to Satisfy Chocolate Cravings
A lot of times I’ll have the best of intentions in eating healthy. But then I’ll be scheduled to be on the westside in the morning, with too little time to get to the Valley by mid-day. And don’t even talk to me about sitting down for a formal lunch. It ain’t gonna happen. And all of a sudden, my super duper healthy intentions seem like a unicorn filled fantasy. But I never despair. I just bring a … [Read more...] about Superfoods: a vitamin, mineral and antioxidant reboot
Why do attempts to reclaim your health have to be so difficult? A healthy lifestyle means nurturing your body. I mean, what could be more indulgent than that? And while healthy living does require some level of discipline, it also requires a lot of self-care. And self-care feels just awesome. Not ready to jump into the deep-end with your healthy lifestyle? Try instituting some of these fun … [Read more...] about 10 Brilliantly Fun Ways to Reclaim Your Health
Insomnia is a growing problem. And many are surprised, after years of luxurious sleep, to suddenly find themselves staring at the ceiling counting sheep. Insomnia is something that we are more at risk for every year that we live. If you find yourself unable to get good shut-eye, your doctor will most probably talk to you about stress. But you need to also investigate your diet. There are … [Read more...] about Insomnia Alert: Foods You Should Never Eat Before Bed