Get Your (Healthy) Snack On

Get Your (Healthy) Snack On

Happy Tuesday Newsday! Today’s tidbit of news comes as no surprise to me, a self-proclaimed snackaholic whose weaknesses include carrots with hummus and anything smothered in peanut butter. But new research from The NPD Group shows that snackin ...
Summer Squash Pizza

Summer Squash Pizza

If you’ve run out of creativity before you’ve run out of squash, fear not. I’ve got a unique recipe your whole family will love. Squash is deliciously versatile and can be prepared in casseroles, as croquettes, stir-fried, stuffed, ...
Thinking About Drive-Through? Nooooo! Don’t Do It!

Thinking About Drive-Through? Nooooo! Don’t Do It!

As a busy mom of two, international fitness model  Jennifer Nicole Lee knows how tempting it is to hit the drive-through fast food restaurant on the way home, but she makes a strong case for cooking something healthier at home instead. Watch this vid ...
Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

Orange-Coconut “Skinny” Eggplant Fries

This vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free recipe is courtesy of Amie Valpone, HHC, AADP, Editor-in-Chief of The Healthy Apple and a Manhattan-based culinary nutritionist, personal chef, professional recipe developer and food writer. ...
Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It?

Quote of the day: “There’s no secret to balance. You just have to feel the waves.”  ~Frank Herbert   While in Paris this summer, Philippe and I got a wheat grass shot every morning from a little health food store. Every mornin ...
Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Hydrate! Hydrate! Hydrate!

Have you breathed today? Then you need water. Have you eaten today? You’re probably thirsty now. Have you gotten in a good workout? Then it’s time to drink up. The body is approximately 60% water. Your cells, organs and tissues all use wa ...