November 13, 2017

If you're wondering what a dietitian's favorite holiday is, the one with the most food would probably be a good guess. I LOVE Thanksgiving! Turkey, cranberries, sweet potatoes, and gratefulness -- that's the verse Julie Andrews should have added to  "My Favorite Things...

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...

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 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...

September 30, 2015

I know what you're thinking. A dietitian blogging about kale. Real original.

But there's a reason this curly, green goodness has the reputation it does! It's loaded with vitamins A and C, contains fiber, and even packs a little bit of protein, calcium, and iron - all...

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