Maria


Tips for Common Pregnancy Challenges

Pregnancy usually brings an entirely new perspective on life. For me, it came with its share of challenges, emotions and worries. For someone who works with pregnant women all the time, it was even more frustrating to feel totally clueless on how to handle the ups and downs that come […]


Eating for a Healthy Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a time that comes with a lot of emotion, physical change and excitement. It also can be a very confusing time amidst all of the hormones in figuring out the “to-dos” and “not to-dos” within the nine months. One of the biggest questions that goes through an expecting […]


Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

CINNAMON SHORTBREAD COOKIES Adapted by Heather Mulholland  www.teawithmeblog.com Ingredients 3 cups Gluten Free Flour  OR 1 cup brown rice flour 1 cup almond flour 1 cup tapioca flour or starch Additional ingredients: 1 cup coconut sugar 1 cup coconut oil (melted) 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 tsp cinnamon Pinch of […]


Basil Spinach Pesto Sauce – Dairy Free

Ingredients 1/2 cup walnuts or pine nuts 3 cloves garlic minced 2 handfuls baby spinach 4 cups fresh basil leaves 1/2 lemon juiced 1 cup olive oil Sea Salt Black Pepper Pan toast the walnuts on a skillet over medium-high heat for 2 minutes. Toss frequently. Do not use oil.  Add […]


Spicy Kale Coleslaw 2   Recently updated !

This dish is a wonderful alternative to your A-typical salad. Full of flavor and crunch, it makes for a great side dish or even the main course.   SPICY KALE COLESLAW   Ingredients Lacinto kale about 12 leaves, sliced thin or 3 cups baby kale ½ head of green or […]


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 […]


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 […]