No fad diets. No bogus nutrition advice. Real information based on science. A reputable source of reliable nutrition tips from a university trained registered dietitian.… Read More Fact. Not Fad.
Did you know that cooking in cast iron can increase the iron content of your food? Iron requirements rise significantly during teenage years… Read More One Skillet Soy & Sriracha Chicken with Carrots
mushrooms are extremely low in calories, contain vitamin D and selenium. These edible fungi are also a good source of riboflavin. Bake these amazing cheese stuffed mushrooms in 8 minutes.… Read More Boursin Stuffed Mushrooms
Lunch box solution, dinner fix…breakfast…why not? Curry chicken salad. Eat it on crackers, slap it on a sandwich, eat it solo or on an open faced toasty!! Do you love curry? I do! It has been on my mind since I saw my friend eating some curry chicken salad from a local deli. After wiping… Read More Super Easy Curry Chicken Salad
Since my son watched the movie “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs”, he has been obsessed with meatballs. The first time I took him out to lunch and ordered spaghetti with meatballs, out came a plate of spaghetti with one giant meatball on top. As soon as it was placed before him, he yelled “MEATBAAAAAALL”!… Read More Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Boil some pasta, rinse frozen peas, throw in some rotisserie chicken, a little pesto, a tablespoon of mayo, a quick squeeze of lemon…done and done! Serve with salad. Serve with dessert. Serve with nothing; just have seconds!! Who doesn’t love pasta and who doesn’t love simple? Serve cold, or warm. Pre-make for a last minute… Read More Easy Peasy, Lemon Squeezy
Nutritional yeast is grown on molasses and is loaded with B vitamins! It contains 16 different amino acids (needed for building muscle), at least 14 minerals and 17 vitamins. Just 2 Tablespoons contains only 60 calories, a whopping 9 grams of protein and 4 grams of fiber.… Read More Nature’s Cheeto Dust
beans make a superior plant-based meat substitute as they are packed with protein, folate, fiber, iron, potassium, B vitamins and antioxidants! Plus, they’re low in fat!… Read More Taco Tarts
If you’re not a vegetable eater and this doesn’t look tasty to you, try it anyway! Making vegetables taste good is my speciality. It’s fast, it’s easy, it’s healthy and I’m certain you will like it!… Read More 3 Step Zucchini Flatbread
One of the greatest things you’ll ever hear out of a RD’s mouth is “everything in moderation”. … Read More 4 Ingredient Nutella Cookies
When more than five people who read your blog on the regular make the same comment, you should probably listen. “Everything you cook sounds good, but I’m not going to do all that”. Recently, a friend told me that she would love to make some of the dishes I post, but if any meal has… Read More 3 Step Meal
Where do you draw the line between what is natural and positive, and unnatural and negative?… Read More Getting Smart with the Natural Life
Feeling satisfied by his successful hunt for these wild gems and with full belly, he turned the page in his mushroom book, anxious to embark on his next exploration. With no small degree of trepidation, he read the words… Read More A Story I’ll Never Forget
Just about every restaurant, grill, bar, cafe, diner and dive on the beach advertises their version of the world’s latest food fascination.… Read More Beaches, Beers & Tacos!!
I was fairly new to Indian cuisine when I visited London and fascinated by the orchestra of new flavors.… Read More Achcha Khana (Good Food)
There are quite a few really good “rules” in this “30 day” meal plan, but I found a few things that are contradictory to current, research-based medical and nutrition advise. If you aren’t familiar with the Whole 30, click this link to read the basics of the program Whole 30. I was very happy to… Read More The Whole 30. Just Another Fad?
“You can’t make everyone happy. You are not a taco”… Read More Just Give Me Tacos and Tell Me I’m Pretty
Signs That Show You Need a Sheet Pan Meal… When you wake up in the morning and the first thing on your agenda…… Read More Signs That Show You Need a Sheet Pan Meal…
I’m always looking for ways to get kids to like vegetables. Does it always work? Absolutely not. Is it important to keep trying? Certainly! Many times, parents give up after one or two tries with a new vegetable. Don’t throw in the towel so soon! Kids should be offered a new food 7-14 times before… Read More Veggie Flapjacks
Salmon promotes eye health. Salmon is rich in omega-3 fatty acids which help lubricate dry eyes and the vitamin D in this fatty fish protects against macular degeneration. Eating salmon may improve your mood. Salmon contains tryptophan, a precursor to serotonin, a neurotransmitter associated with mood regulation. Studies show the omega-3 in salmon help depression.… Read More 10 Facts That Will Make You Want to Eat Salmon This Week
We go through a lot of food in my house and spend a pretty penny on it too, so when I toss large containers of left-overs or loaves of moldy bread into the garbage bin, I cringe. I use to chuck milk the night before the expiration date without a second thought; these days I… Read More Nothing Can Grow in That!