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Meet Embody’s New Holistic Health Coach–Kristina Borza

Get to know our new NYC-based Holistic Health Coach, Kristina Borza. 1. What motivated you to become a Health Coach? The connection between my health and what I put into my body became real to me at a very young age. I struggled with constant headaches and digestive complaints as a child until it was discovered that I was suffering from gluten enteropathy. I was 11 years old and very unhappy about having to give up certain foods (this pre-dates […]

July’s Guide for Locavores: Get Your Greens In!

This is part one in a recurring series spotlighting seasonal, locally available produce at farmer’s markets and via CSAs in the Tri-State area. 1. Baby spinach Ideal storage time: 3 days Nutritional highlights: High in Vitamins K and A. Also a good source of manganese, magnesium and calcium. Try this: Lightly sautee spinach with chopped red onion, dill, salt, pepper and feta cheese (optional) for a spinach pie-inspired flavor. Season generously with fresh lemon juice. Spinach can also be enjoyed […]

Anti-Inflammatory Banana Muffins

I love to cook, but I am not a baker. I experiment in the kitchen, making concoctions and adding in a little of this and some of that, an avid recipe reader, but not a very good recipe follower. So, baking, which is more of a science than an art, is not really my forte. So, when Olivia’s first birthday approached and I knew I wanted to make her a healthy Smash Cake, I got a little anxious. How would I make […]

Curried Split Pea Soup (Vegan, Simple and Nourishing)

The cold weather has us craving warm foods. When we are homebound because of snowstorms and snowicaines it is the perfect excuse for recipe creation! This vegan, protein and fiber packed soup is super simple to make and extremely satisfying. The creamy texture, robust flavors and powerful health benefits make this a recipe you will make again and again. It keeps well in the refrigerator or freezer and can even be used as a bean dip once cooled! Why split […]

Peach Coffee Cake with Pecan Crumble: Healthy and Decadent

Coffee Cake is that beautiful, delicious yet forbidden treat that begs to be eaten at every coffee shop and bakery, every brunch and morning gathering. It smells of cinnamon and sugar, is dense and satisfying, and usually calorie and sugar laden. Not this one! Our Peach Coffee Cake with Pecan Crumble is everything you crave in a sweet bread without any of the guilt. It is gluten-free and void of any processed sugars. So go to your local farmers market and […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites

These little Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites pack a big punch. Don’t be fooled by their truffle-like appearance and decadently delicious taste. They are nutrient dense, protein rich, Omega-3 boasting, energy enhancing powerhouses! Say that three times fast! Made from superfoods without any refined grains or sugars, these vegan, take-anywhere snacks are great for pre or post workout fueling, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid afternoon snack to power you through that 4pm slump. We even love them as dessert. Almonds are […]

Recipe: Get Invited Back Guacamole!

Guacamole. Easy to make, a crowd pleaser, great for your skin, nourishing for your body… what more could you ask for? This recipe is simple to make and always a hit. We make it whenever we entertain, especially for game nights, barbeques, picnics and cocktail parties. Serve it out of a big bowl with chips or veggies, or as a topping for your burger or on taco night. So, you might ask: Why do we love guacamole so much? Isn’t […]

Cookies for Breakfast? Yes, Please! Try These Smoothie Recipes!

Ever have a Girl Scout Cookie Craving? Of course you have! Now you can eat them for breakfast with these amazing smoothie recipes from Green Blender. Try one of them today and let us know what you think! Tagalongs: Chocolate and peanut butter are a match made in heaven, and that’s exactly what this smoothie tastes like. But, unlike its cookie counterpart, this smoothie won’t weigh you down. Carob powder works as an antioxidant, antibacterial, and antiseptic, and has been […]