Health in a Hurry! Blog

½ cup frozen pineapple 1 cup of frozen berries 1 cup of spinach 1 & ½ cups of unsweetened coconut milk  ½ cup of carrots 1 Tbs of ground Flaxseed 1 Tbs of nut butter (peanut, almond, or your choice), ¾ cup of Greek yogurt (low fat)   Blend to desired consistency. I like...

1 cup Onion, chopped 1 cup Bell Pepper, red and yellow, chopped 1 small Jalapeno Pepper, finely diced 32 ounces Low Sodium Chicken Broth 1 container Salsa, low sodium, 12 oz 1 cup Frozen Corn 2 cans Refried Beans 1 can Canned Black Beans, rinsed to remove excess sodium 1 Lime, juiced Topping suggestions: Fresh...

When you hear the words “detox” or “cleanse,” you probably think of a juice fast or some other kind of starvation diet. While fasting may help give your liver the time and space it needs to clean your blood, you don’t necessarily have to go...

Late last year, a 14-year-old Maryland girl died of a caffeine-induced heart attack after drinking two cans of a popular energy drink. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this wasn’t an isolated incident. The FDA has record of at least four additional deaths...

Brad Pitt and Angeline Jolie; Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck; Will Smith and Jada Pinkett. These power couples seem to have it all. When they’re together, they always seem happy. They seem to have it all figured out. When they’re together, it’s like their powers...

          My clients often ask me about alternatives to milk. Lactose intolerance seems to be on the rise, and people are looking for alternatives to dairy. Even if you’re not lactose intolerant, there may be reasons why you want to skip the cow’s milk. Maybe you want...

          The turkey dinners have been eaten and Black Friday has kicked off our holiday shopping season. It all happens so quickly, doesn’t it? Okay. Take a deep breath. It’s easy to get caught up in the rush and start feeling stressed out. But before the...

          Are you hosting Thanksgiving this year? It’s a big responsibility, but it’s even bigger when you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet. You know, one that won’t end with you gaining five pounds from this one meal? What makes it so difficult is that...

I'm anticipating my holiday travel to visit my family. My mother always makes a BIG batch of her yummy homemade chocolate chip cookies.  Growing up,  homemade chocolate chip cookies were one of my main food groups. No  wonder I shopped for clothes in the “husky”...