February 24, 2016

My husband just stopped home for lunch with a taco salad he picked up from somewhere. I had just started eating some chicken and potatoes left over from last night's dinner. At the end of his meal, he had a small pile of tortilla chips left over. He asked me if I wante...

January 31, 2016

Ok, no, I don't literally eat brussels sprouts every day, but now every time I eat them I think of this line and I get "Party Rock Anthem" stuck in my head. And now you will too! Mwahahaha.

 

So I was that weird kid who always liked the vegetable with the bad rap. Brusse...

January 6, 2016

Happy 2016! Wait, is that right? Why does every year sound so futuristic and every January I find myself saying "I can't believe it's [insert current year here] already and where has all that time gone?" I still remember worrying about Y2K and memorizing all of the lyr...

December 2, 2015

Remember a while back when I posted this blog entry about omelets and their amazing ability to sneak more veggies into your breakfast? Well I've got another kaleicious breakfast idea for you:

 

The Peachia Kalmond Smoothie

It's got protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and...

November 16, 2015

Like most other things in life, it's what's inside that counts.

 

Since I'm pretty sure everyone except one weird guy on the internet agrees, if you're a Starbucks lover, you don't care if the cup is red, white, or purple with chartreuse stripes, you're only really inter...

November 2, 2015

 

 

Most people know that going meatless occassionally (or regularly!) is good for you and the planet. When you switch out meat for plant-based protein sources like beans, you're getting more fiber and less fat. When you take meat out of the equation, it allows for veggi...

October 23, 2015

Today is October 23rd, otherwise known to some of us nerds as Mole Day. Avogadro's number, 6.02 x 1023, or a mole, is a constant widely used in chemistry. I thought it was a good opportunity to plug registered dietitians as the true nutrition experts by letting you kno...

October 22, 2015

Regardless of which conspiracies you believe on where food allergies come from, the fact is that they are real, and Halloween can be a real bummer if you're a kid who suffers from them. Enter Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)'s Teal Pumpkin Project. The concept...

October 19, 2015

This evening I had the honor and pleasure of leading a troop of Girl Scouts to their "Eating For Beauty" badge. The name would have you conjuring up old wives' tales about what foods cause pimples, but the requirements were surprisingly complex. To earn their badge, th...

October 6, 2015

I LOVE celebrating things. I love taking what would be ordinary days and making them something special. I've made up holidays just to have a reason to celebrate! So as you can imagine, I love my birthday. Aging gracefully and being well later in life is something that...

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