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Lisa Cohen MS, CN

nutritionist and exercise physiologist

You deserve to enjoy a great quality of life for years to come, to look and feel great and have the energy to focus on what matters most to you!

After Hot Yoga Goodness!

Drinking nutritious and refreshing shakes is one of the easiest ways to stay healthy and energized for life. This is one of my favorite shakes for after hot yoga class or any sweaty workout.  It is a super-hydrating treat loaded with potassium and copper from both the coconut water and apricots. Feel free to mix it up by using other stone fruits.

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Ingredients:

  • 1 cup coconut water (or nut milk)
  • 2 ripe apricots, stone removed
  • 2 soft Medjool dates, pits removed
  • 2 tablespoons cacao powder
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger
  • pinch of sea salt
  • 5 cubes ice

Directions:

Place all the ingredients into a high speed blender!  Enjoy!

 

Cauliflower Soup – My Most Requested Recipe!

 

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Lunch with the Ladies at my house today!

For an easy and absolutely delicious lunch, you just can’t go wrong with this creamy (BUT VEGAN!) cauliflower soup.

Cauliflower is so nutritious!  It is loaded with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants like Vitamin C, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Folate, Pantothenic Acid, Potassium and Manganese.   And guess what?  Cauliflower is also a good source of protein.  Continue Reading →

Workout Video – Grave Digger

One of my favorites!

This is a great exercise for improving core strength, posture, and stabilizing the scapula.

Start in a very strong plank pose with all of the core muscles locked in.  As you pull the elbow up, you are isolating the postural muscles that stabilize the scapula in your upper back.  You are also working on balance, coordination as well as strengthening all of the muscles associated with core strength.

  • Level 1 – Demonstrated with elbow bending
  • Level 2- Demonstrated with a straight arm

Do 2 sets of 20 repetitions

Filmed by Jillian Livingston  http://www.aspenreallife.com