My Favorite CBD Supplement Just Got an Upgrade

Back in March, I wrote a blog about my favorite CBD supplement, Prima’s The Daily. Well, I am thrilled because it just got a boost! The Daily is still made with organically grown whole hemp extract with naturally occurring CBD, terpenes, polyphenols, flavonoids, and sterols designed to help our bodies find a better balance from within. But […]

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Vegan Kale Caesar with Chickpea Croutons

I have to admit I’ve been really tired and bored of kale these days. BUT, every once in awhile I will eat this delicious, creamy vegan Caesar salad. When I discovered garnishing the salad with a generous amount of crunchy roasted chickpea croutons and a nut & seed parmesan cheese that sold it for me.  […]

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A Nutritionist’s Not So Naughty Cocktail

When people learn that I’m a Holistic Nutritionist, oftentimes they assume that I abstain from alcohol. But just because I try to fuel my body with nutrient-dense foods and encourage my clients to do the same, it doesn’t mean that I don’t love a good cocktail from time to time! This drink is a healthy […]


My S.O.U.P. Challenge Giveaway!

Looking for a way to fill your body with nutrient-dense foods, boost your immunity, remove toxins from your system, and improve your digestion?  In order to achieve all of the above benefits (& more!), I always encourage my clients to try out my soup recipes. Veggie-based soups are ideal for getting the optimal nutrients into […]


Roasted Delicata Squash & Tempeh Curry

One of my new favorite winter dishes is this Roasted Delicata Squash & Tempeh Curry! Delicata squash is a great source of potassium and dietary fiber and contains magnesium, manganese, and vitamins C and B. Plus the bok choy adds a lot of folate, vitamin E, and beta carotene. And tempeh is my FAVORITE vegan […]


Cauliflower Celery Root Soup

We have an incredible line up of soups on the menu for my January S.O.U.P. Cleanse. With each season, I have the fun job of taste testing all the new vegan soups and picking the lineup. It’s one of my favorite (and most difficult) parts of the job! Choosing the ingredient combinations that make the […]

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Elissa’s Perfect Plate

As the New Year quickly approaches, I want to discuss one topic that can either significantly help or hinder your journey towards improved health in 2021: food strategy guidelines. This is a timely topic as the 2020-2025 United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Dietary Guidelines guidelines will be released today. The USDA also offers a […]

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Roasted Mushroom Ragout

Do you have that meal that brings you back to your childhood? As soon as you smell it you are mentally transported to the kitchen you grew up in? That’s how my mom’s winter stew is for me. It was always a staple when the weather got chilly and with the recent dreary days in […]

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