Maria


Oodles of Zoodles

Zoodles are the newest health food craze and it’s a great one to catch onto if your looking to make some healthy changes to your current diet. Zoodles got their name from the original noodle shaped vegetable, the zucchini but have expanded into numerous other vegetable and fruit varieties such […]


Get Your Cortisol In Check

Cortisol is well known as the hormone that helps us handle stress. Which is true! In our society, we definitely overuse and abuse cortisol with our busy schedules, never ending to-do lists and addiction to technology. We are constantly stressed out! However, most people don’t realize that their cortisol could […]


My Skin Care Secrets   Recently updated !

I get a lot of questions from people regarding what I use on my skin or my “secrets” to healthy skin. Since this seems to be a topic that resonates with every age, I thought I would share my skin care secrets that have served me well. Watch The Morning […]


Bowl Craze

Maybe because everything tastes better in a bowl that the bowl craze is trending in the health food world or it allows you to eat most of your meals with a spoon (my utensil of choice). I think the biggest reason the Bowl Craze has hit us hard is that it […]


Apple and Beet Slaw

Ingredients 2 Granny Smith apples 2 large beets 1 lemon juiced 1/4 cup Apple Cider Vinegar 1/2 tbsp raw honey 1 tbsp olive oil Sea salt and black pepper to taste Directions Make thin noodles using a spiralizer/mandolin or use a box grater to shred apples and beets. In a […]


Delicious Grain Free Pie Crust

Grain Free Pie Crust 7 Medjool Dates pitted 1 tbsp coconut oil melted 3/4 c pecan pieces/hazelnuts/macademia nuts Directions Combine all ingredients into a high-powered blender or food processor and blend until mixture looks crumbly. Pour mixture into pie pan and press into crust. Make sure it is even in […]


Garlic Pesto with Zoodles

Ingredients 1-2 large zucchinis Olive oil for cooking (if seeing warm) Cherry tomatoes Ribbons basil for garnish Optional: Crumbled goat cheese or feta Pesto Sauce 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts 3 cloves garlic minced 4 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 lemon juiced 1 cup olive oil Sea Salt Black […]


Tips To Surviving Cold/Flu Season

Although this seems to be the more popular time of year for folks to come down with runny noses, stubborn colds, fevers, chills and the aches, perhaps it isn’t fall’s fault. In all fairness, many of us spent the summer months thoroughly enjoying ourselves amidst the balmy days, barbecues, beach […]


Sweet Potato Pad Thai

Ingredients 1-2 large sweet potatoes (You can also use butternut squash) 2 tbsp raw cashew pieces 1 tsp sesame seeds Olive Oil or Coconut Oil for cooking Pad Thai Sauce 1/2 cup natural peanut butter or nut butter of your choice (no added sugar or oils) 1 garlic clove chopped […]