Yesterday we hit a record high (in the 100s) and the weather is on track to do the same for today (but thankfully “cooling” down into the 90s later on this week). When it’s this hot outside, my thirst mechanism is more on point and I remember to drink more water. But when the… Read more »

I know this is a nutrition blog, but I wanted to highlight this great fitness event I went to this weekend! My neighbor Whitney invited us to really unique yoga charity event. “Yoga for a Cause” was hosted at  The Saguaro hotel in old town Scottsdale. It consisted of yoga, poolside fun, sunshine, fabulous weather, summer… Read more »

As you already know, fresh vegetables are an excellent source of vitamins and minerals. Fresh, unprocessed vegetables are naturally low in calories, cholesterol, sodium and fat. In this post, I am going to further break down why vegetables are so nutritious. Cholesterol: Plants contain no cholesterol. Only animal products that have a liver are capable… Read more »

One of my “go-to” dinners has always been stuffed peppers. I have been making it for years and it is quick, easy, and very filling. There are many different ways to make stuffed peppers, and I want to try new recipes, but this one is just so easy & delicious that I keep going back… Read more »

Greg and I went out for a celebratory meal last night in honor of the completion of one of my classes! Two classes down, two to go and a week from now I will be done for the semester! We went to Pita Jungle, which is one of my favorite places in Arizona. They specialize in vegetarian… Read more »