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Facts Not Fears: The Truth About Safe Farming Practices

Get the facts about food safety on the farm!

Disclosure: This blog post is sponsored by The Alliance For Food & Farming. All opinions are my own, and I  was compensated for my time. Thanks for supporting the brands that make my business possible. I recently had the absolute pleasure of attending a farm tour hosted by The Alliance For Food & Farming and Markon in Monterey, CA. Living in New York City, the closest I get to farming…

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5 Nutrients You May Not Be Getting Enough Of

5 Nutrients That May Be Lacking From Your Diet #ad

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Life Extension. Thank you for supporting the brands that make this blog possible. In an ideal world, everyone would eat a perfectly balanced and nutritious plate of food at every meal–one that includes plenty of fresh veggies, fruits, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats. But those of us who live in the real world know that’s usually not the case. Whether find yourself…

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6 Things You Need To Know About Setting Goals + My Goal For 2018

You’re scrolling through your social media feed and you see a picture of a woman with perfect abs and a headline that goes something like this, “How This Fitness Blogger Lost 50 Pounds By Transforming Her Lifestyle”. Obviously you click through, looking for the simple thing she did to look that good (even I click through sometimes out of sheer curiosity). But here’s the thing, those articles make the transformation…

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Everything You Need To Know About Tofu

By Nikki Nies, MS,RD,LD, Contributing Blogger If you’re scared of soy or don’t know what to do with tofu, then you may be surprised to learn that a recent survey found that 45% of consumers actively seek out products that contain soy. Tofu is no longer just for Asian or ethnic cuisine. Personally, tofu has helped me embrace the flexitarian lifestyle of eating more plants and has made #MeatlessMondays a…

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Swap Out These Foods For A Healthier BBQ

Disclosure: I work with the Wonderful company to help people make healthy choices. All opinions are my own. What’s better than a backyard BBQ with all of your favorite summer foods? I’d say nothing! The only problem is that loading your plate with burgers, sides, desserts and a glass of wine can really add up to a hefty amount of calories. Now, I’m all for indulging every once in a…

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