Easy Gluten-Free Guilt-Free Pizza?

You’re craving your favorite pizza but know you can’t really afford the carbohydrates as you’re watching your weight and health!  Here’s a solution to both your quandaries and it’s easier than you realize.  Not only are these simple pizzas healthy, gluten-free and easy but they can be made in less time that it takes to […]

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Weighing in on the Freshman 15

While moving away from home can be an exciting new adventure it can also be nerve racking since you don’t know what to expect. Although college-hood is a time of self-discovery, freedom, and choices it can also be a time for expanding waistlines. The term “freshman 15” was coined by students because a majority of […]

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Vacation, Food and Challenges

I hardly ever go on vacation.  So when I heard the Motivational Interviewing Conference this year was in Venice, Italia I jumped on registering and decided to add amother week for fun and research. Italy is having a “Indian Summer’ as they call it so it is hot, muggy and challenging to walk around.  My […]

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Boulettes Larder at the Ferry Building

This past weekend I was in San Francisco for my annual diabetes conference and was beyond excited to go back to my most favorite restaurant of all time – Boulettes Larder.  I do a fair number of restaurant reviews for “clean eating” restaurants but never have I found such amazing flavorful, sustainable food within a […]

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Umami Burger Lunch at Fred Segal

It was “girl’s lunch out” today at the office and we met at Umami Burger at Fred Segal in Santa Monica.  With all the rave reviews we wanted to see if Umami lived up to it’s hype for one of the best burgers in town.  From the huge lunch crowd you’d think they were the last lunch […]

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What about that Greek Yogurt?

About 3 years ago I was at a conference in Europe and had the most amazing Greek Yogurt.  I was surprised at the manufacturer:  Dannon. After arriving back in the US I discovered Dannon did not carry a Greek yogurt.  When I went to the Natural Foods Expo that year I went to the Dannon […]

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What Can I Eat for Lunch?

I hear this question at least a few times a day from my clients.  We know what consists of breakfast and dinner foods but what are some healthy easy options for that in between meal? Since I was recently blogging for the SELF Eat Like Me column sharing my lunches for this week seemed apropos.  […]

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Lunch on the Go?

How do you figure out what to eat for lunch – especially when on the run?  A little preparation ahead of time can immensely help in challenging lunch situations. I like to think of lunch in terms of “portables.”  Portables are foods you take on the go.  Some great examples are string or sliced cheeses, […]

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