And all of a sudden, there are just a few weeks of summer left. How did this happen?!! All of time seems to move perpetually faster these days, but this season, in particular, took on epic speed.

The good news, though? I think it’s because this summer has been so wonderful. Flashback to this time last year, I was deep in a period of running from my own life, not wanting to face any of the realities of my day-to-day. It literally felt like the walls were caving in. The older I get, the more Read more »


Raise your hand if you’re obsessed with grain bowls. Did you raise it? Because I raised both hands.

Here’s how my Sundays have gone down for the past few months: go to the farmer’s market or Whole Foods and stock up on the vegetables and herbs that look best, pick up whatever protein I’m craving – fish, shrimp, chicken, or sometimes just eggs, make sure I’m stocked up on a grain like wheat berries or quinoa, and finally, ensure I have the proper ingredients for a zingy sauce. Then I come home and transform all those things into a ridiculously delicious grain bowl. And then I eat that bowl aaaallll week long.

I kid you not, this has gone down for MONTHS. I can’t stop. It’s in part due to Read more »


Oh HEY, July. How blissful is this summer? I hope you’re savoring every last bit!

A couple weeks back I polled you guys on Instagram to see if you were interested in learning about my 30-day sugar detox. There was a resounding yes, so today I’m sharing my reasons behind doing the detox, my approach, the results, and my plan moving forward.

Before launching into this, I want to make clear I’m by no means a health professional, nor did I follow any specific guide, book, or online program. I crafted an approach that would work for me, and that’s what I’m sharing. Whatever efforts you’re making to improve your health, I hope it helps. Ok…let’s get to it.

Overall, I’m a very healthy eater. My regular diet consists of a lot of fruits and vegetables, healthy fats, complex grains, and lean protein. But then there’s sugar. Read more »


I was at my friend AB’s apartment last week. I’d texted her from France that I had a bottle of rosé with her name on it, so Thursday I went over toting wine and a slew of other goodies to make dinner. A big salad, a hunk of cheese, a delicate pile of proscuitto. It doesn’t get much better. OH WAIT, except it does, because Read more »