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Top Five Food Trends from Expo East 2018

by Marissa on September 18, 2018

   If you love, make, buy or sell natural foods, supplements or personal care, then chances are you were at the Natural Products Expo, Expo East, last week. After a great first year, I was invited back again as part of the New Hope Network’s Influencer Summit. (See last year’s Expo East recap here). I […]

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My Top 3 Daily Supplements

September 5, 2018
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As a Health Coach, I’m often asked about supplements. Most commonly: Do I need to supplement? What supplements should I take? What brand of X supplement do you recommend? Until a few years ago, I was just as confused as most people. The thing is, supplementation is deeply personal and individual and I recommend that […]

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Gluten-free, Sugar-free Banana Bread Recipe

August 28, 2018

I’m pretty sure banana bread is one of my all-time favorite things in this world. I’ve had a number of go-to healthy banana bread recipes over the years, but I just recently created my own by combining elements of a few of my favorites. This one is a gluten-free, sugar-free banana bread recipe that uses […]

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How to Practice Mindful Eating

August 24, 2018
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This post is sponsored by Gerolsteiner USA and Fit Approach. All opinions are my own.  In this fast-paced world of digital technology and instant gratification, most of us have fallen into the habit of operating on auto-pilot. We go through the motions, we multi-task and we move at warp-speed. In short, we’ve lost our connections […]

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Why Vacation is Healthy + A Summer Trip to the South of France and Ibiza

August 21, 2018
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Ever get vacation guilt? That feeling where guilt about lying around, ignoring your emails and not being productive creeps in? It happens and I daresay it’s happened to me. As much as I love vacation, as a small business owner, I tend to feel like the longer I’m on vacation the more my to-do list […]

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New York City Wellness Guide

August 17, 2018
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Photo by Katherine Mendieta Photography Once upon a time, I had a corner of this blog dedicated to Healthy Hot Spots – local restaurants that served up “healthy-ish” food which at the time was harder to come by. That was then. Now, New York City is ranked among the 20 healthiest US cities and the […]

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5 Healthy Pantry Staples to Stock In Your Kitchen

August 14, 2018
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Doing the weekly grocery shopping is a task I’ll admit I don’t always love. The weeks seem to speed by and inevitably, Friday rolls around and I’m back to weekly meal planning again. While I often have to force myself to stay on track with this task, the payback is worth it when we have […]

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The Sakara Life 10-day Reset + A Discount Code

July 27, 2018
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          Earlier this month my mom and dad brought my 14-year-old niece to New York City for the first time. We spent the week with them at the Jersey Shore and then back in the city shopping, sightseeing and visiting our favorite restaurants. Of course, there was a lot of snacking, cocktailing and generally eating […]

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The Morning Smoothie I Can’t Live Without + A Giveaway!

July 16, 2018
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This post is sponsored by NOW Foods. All opinions are my own. This morning smoothie was a happy accident. When I visited NOW Foods back in May, Day 2 started with a sweaty workout and after we were treated to a make-your-own Smoothie Bar. This Smoothie Bar had every smoothie ingredient you could dream of […]

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