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Top 5 Picks for Local, Seasonal Produce

The summer is ripe with an amazing assortment of in-season fruits and veggies. This is my favorite time of year, not only because the weather is beautiful, but because the Farmer’s Markets are in full swing overflowing with an abundance of my favorite seasonal vegetables. fruits, and herbs. As a nutritionist and personal trainer, the […]

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Surfing: 4 lower body stretches to improve your carve

As a trainer, I’ve worked with quite a wide array of athletes from professional football players, triathletes, endurance racers, youth athletes, and of course, surfers. As a surfer myself, I know the toll it can take on the entire body if I am not careful. The key is to not to overlook soft tissue, knee, […]

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Hydration: 4 Important things to know.

We all know that staying hydrated is super important. We’ve heard it time and time again. But, according to Medical Daily, 75% of Americans are living in a chronic state of dehydration. So, while we know that we need to be getting 10 cups of water a day, as recommended by The Institute of Medicine, […]

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7 Reasons to try an Acupuncture Purification Program

It’s Summer! Time to purify the body. Hippocrates once said, “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.” 1. Purification Cleanses: What is purification? Purification (also known as detoxification or cleansing) is the process of removing the natural toxins in the body. The liver, digestive tract, kidneys, […]

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10 things you should know when it comes to Energy Drinks

Energy Drinks pump you up! They get you going. You see a lot of ads for energy drinks ranging from how they can help you improve your performance in extreme sports and how they can give you energy to get you through a long work day. Without even thinking about it, most people reach for […]

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Delicious, Healthy, Vegetarian, Gluten Free Lasagna

This healthy, rich lasagna is fairly easy to make. It serves about 8 and keeps easily in the refrigerator. Ingredient List: “Meat” -4 Tbs Olive oil -1lb Portobello mushrooms (about 5) -1 Cup sun dried tomatoes -1/2 red onion -5 Medium size cloves garlic -1/2 Red bell pepper -2 Tbs Apple cider vinegar -1 Tbs […]

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A More Balanced BBQ

It’s officially summer, the season for barbeques! This is a fun time of year spent outside in the warm sun or spending evenings eating delicious food with friends and family. For most, BBQs are best when they have ample amounts of beer, meat, and snacks like chips or buffalo wings. But, this isn’t the only […]

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