The Big Coconut Water Lie

In the past five years, the coconut water industry has exploded and found it’s way into the hands of many people. I doubt you can walk into a studio, let alone a yoga class or even your local CrossFit box, without seeing a bottle of coconut water being sold or next to someone’s gear. It thus […]

Q&A: How to get Kids to Eat Vegetables

Q: Hi Jennifer! Two summers ago I decided to put my family on the path to eating better. We stocked up on fruit, veggies, beans, nuts and seeds. We ate a little bit of meat and dairy and avoided wheat. I have 5 young children and a husband who wants his food easy and fast. […]

Taste of Spring: Fiddleheads

“A what?!?!  Fiddlehead? What the heck is that?” My friend asked me this when I excitedly mentioned having purchased them at the Philadelphia Farm and Food show this past weekend.  He then told me that the word sounded like something he might teasingly call a friend or sibling as a child.  I’d slightly agree as […]

Meditation – One Step at a Time

I often hear from my yoga students and clients that meditation is just TOO hard…and I have to admit that until 2 weeks ago, I succumbed to the same thought process.  It just seemed that my constantly busy mind was just too cluttered with chattering loud noise and a seemingly real ‘lack of time’ mindset […]

Kicking off 2012 with Change

Now’s the time to make some changes…since the western world believes that the Mayans have predicted the end of the world on 12/21/12. So you’ve got less than a year to live the way YOU want to live, right? Well, maybe or maybe not. Whether you believe in the Mayan prophesy or not (I personally […]

Yoga – My Saving Grace

At the ripe ol’ age of 20, I wandered into my first yoga class at the Equinox gym on 19th St.  Though I barely recall the place and the experience, I do remember the my experience of my body the following day.  There appeared to be very sore muscles in places that I’d never known muscle […]

Who’s responsible for you?

In an age where we tend to point more fingers at others than at ourselves, I have to ask- “When will the blame game end for you?” I could be talking about the healthcare crisis, the economy, or your poor diet and subsequent health.  However, the reasons for all these issues are actually the same.  […]

Grab this FREE Fall Recipe Booklet

Don’t you just LOVE fall?  I certainly do!  Even though I’m not a fan of the dropping temperatures, I love the colors, the air quality, the food and spice along with hot chocolate and some lovely sweaters. My friend Elizabeth Stein of Purely Elizabeth has put together an incredible FREE booklet for you to enjoy […]