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“Ask Ashley Koff RD”- I can’t lose weight.

This weeks question was from Pam. “I can’t lose weight. I’ve tried hitting the gym every day. I’ve tried changing my workout routines. I’ve tried walking, running, swimming, water aerobics and crunches. I’ve tried Weight Watchers. I’m taking a prescription weight loss medication. I’m on a thyroid medication. I have not lost one ounce. I […]

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Trick or Treat, Is There Anything Pumpkin I Can Eat (Drink)?!

As seen in this week’s ‘Ask Ashley Koff RD’ segment on Fox DC. Trick or Treat, FoxDC’s own Julia asked Ashley Koff RD to set the record straight on acceptable pumpkin treats this Halloween season. Ashley shared her picks and why pumpkin deserves a place at the table not just carved out on the front […]

Ashley Koff RD’s Pumpkin Power Egg Muffins (Qualitarian, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Lacto-Ovo vegetarian)

3 organic pasture eggs 2 1/2 cups organic liquid egg whites 1/4 cup organic pumpkin purée 3 Tablespoons organic lowfat Greek yogurt 1 teaspoon organic vanilla extract 1 teaspoon organic cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon organic cinnamon (reserve for sprinkle) 10-15 drops liquid stevia (optional for sweeter treat) 2 Tablespoons organic coconut oil or spray Preheat oven […]

Supplements to Optimize Weight Loss/ Body Composition

While no supplement can enable weight loss in the absence of a healthy diet, being active, and getting good sleep, there are some nutrients that can help to enable more effective and efficient weight loss, especially fat loss. Some say “we are what we eat” but actually “we are what we digest and absorb” and […]

Cruciferous Concern?!

Lynda asked: I have just read your article in foods affecting the production of TSH. I have had all of my thyroid removed about 30 years ago and am on medication. Is there an issue for me eating kale and cauliflower? I am presently on the Dukan diet (short term only) and am eating both […]

Ashley Ashley Koff RD: If I’m stuck with convenience stores and/or ‘fast-food’ restaurants as the only options, what do you recommend?

Question I’m busy – I don’t want that to be an excuse – but with work and the kids and my husband travels a lot for work, I really find it hard to pack, much less make, healthy snacks or find a quality restaurant or grocery store when on the go. So it may offend […]

This weeks “Ask Ashley Koff RD”- What is a B Corporation?

#AskAshleyKoffRD What is a B Corporation? Is it a health standard like organic or is it more like C and S corp (for taxes)? I am so confused – please let me know if it’s something ELSE I should look for. – Stacy Hey Stacy I had the SAME question – so I reached out […]

It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane, It’s BroccoLeaf!

Introducing the new veg that’s so good for you AND good tasting it’s even got Popeye rethinking spinach! I’m thrilled to introduce you to something deliciously nutritiously worthy of all our attention! Organic BroccoLeaf Unlike other veggies that took scientists 15 years to “perfect” in their lab (ahem, Kalette) the organic BroocoLeaf has been sitting […]

Ready, Aim, Fire… Bulletproof Coffee – Does It Hit The Mark?

—- Amy Fischer RD guest blogger How far from Tibet is your coffee house? How many Yaks have you seen today? Here’s the problem: Tibetans add butter to their tea and gain great-sustained energy from it. We don’t have Yaks handy, and many of us are coffee drinkers. Solution? Put something into coffee, that mimics […]

Ashley’s Hemp Pro 70 recipes

Nuts about chocolate pudding (makes two 1/4 cup servings) All ingredients should be organic 1/2 cup organic greek yogurt 3 tablespoons Manitoba hemp pro 70 Chocolate 2 tablespoons unsweetened applesauce (or for more flavor try one half of a mashed banana) 2 tablespoons unsweetened almond milk 2 tablespoons peanut butter (if your peanut butter is […]