Pre-teens and teens have a high demand for energy and nutrient needs for normal growth and maturation. Meeting the increased needs for boys and girls […]
we are in the midst of strawberry season
This place made Publix look like a shanty market in an impoverished neighborhood.
What’s so great about eating a plant-based diet? Concern for food-related environmental impact has grown, contributing to innovations of new and existing food companies. Plant-based […]
So, let’s take a look at what chefs and dietitians think we may look forward to in the coming year.
Self-worth will give you the desire to treat your body with the respect it deserves.
Are you familiar with FIFO? The acronym stands for first-in-first-out and it pertains to stocking perishable items. If you have ever worked in any restaurant, […]
This problem will not resolve itself and the piles of garbage are getting bigger. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared a goal year of 2030 […]
The word umami is starting to become a bit like avocado toast… Try Porcini Mushroom Risotto How To Add Umami Flavor To All Your Dishes […]
Find out what’s happening in the world of health and wellness! Fast Fact
It is illegal to exchange dietary advice for money if you are not a licensed nutritionist. Giving dietary advice in exchange for money is illegal […]
How To Replace Fat, Not Compromise Flavor I admit, low-fat foods aren’t always as tasty as their high-fat counterparts. But, there are a few tricks […]
If muscle is being formed, an adequate supply of potassium is essential. In fact, eating…
There are SO many diets out there and people buy in left and right, but most of these diet schemes are trying to get you to buy something they are selling.
Most everyone has experienced less than optimal meat buying options, either unavailability or higher cost. This is not likely to change anytime soon and could get worse. Read this…
Video games and Goldfish crackers (kid vs. dietitian)
The number one source of added sugar for Americans, providing 47 percent of the
sugar in their diet
The caramelized onions and roasted butternut squash add sweet and savory elements to the dish.
I am so motivated after watching this video! I only wish I had watched it before
1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. Food-borne illnesses are the cause of 128,000 hospital visits annually.
If you are an endomorph with a high amount of body fat, you should…
Many experts believe that mindful eating creates a barrier to overeating.
The average American spends…on eating out!
This should keep your head above the crap thrown aimlessly on your floor for now. Meanwhile, if I can just figure out how to get the dried slime off my couch cushion…
If you’ve been diagnosed with pre-diabetes, insulin dependent or non-insulin dependent diabetes, I can help you!
Reports show that the drug was notably effective
With summer vacation plans underway, it’s time to pack away the bulky sweaters and start thinking about exposing our pasty legs to the world. If […]
“Meet the weight thermostat. You open a window, the thermostat works harder to keep the temperature”
People all over the world are popping in for a cleanse to lose inches from their bellies.
CBD oil is showing up online and in stores everywhere.
Two of the leading causes of childhood obesity are fast food and sugary drinks. 98% of food advertisements viewed by children are for products high […]
Voted the #1 food trend expected in 2019 according to 1,342 dietitians
Some have even called it a “cardiologist’s nightmare.”
Isn’t it funny? We all want an easy fix. Easier than coming up with a raw meal
It all started when I boasted that out of my entire Food Science class in college, I was one of only two students who could […]
I would like to offer to you that you CAN keep your weight in check during the holidays. YES!!! You CAN!!
..in the thick of the holidays. You made it through Thanksgiving! Well done! Did you eat too much? My favorite thing out of all the […]
Don’t. That’s right. Don’t. The keto diet is just another version of the Atkins diet, the South Beach diet and the Whole 30. Ever wonder […]
“I want to eat healthy and I’m willing to cook, I just don’t know what cook or eat”.
So easy to make, healthy, and your family will love it! Great for get-togethers and family dinners at home with the kids!
Wouldn’t it be nice to merely consult a beautifully, laminated chart, written by a registered dietitian that tells you what to cook, how to make it and even provides your shopping list for the week?! Why haven’t I done this before?!
Here’s a review of all the challenges we have taken on and hopefully conquered; slip-ups do not discredit your success!! I’m convinced that you feel […]
How many of you guys have been filling half your plate with vegetables? I wanted to share a few recipes that are brilliantly tantalizing and […]
I had a hard time deciding what this last challenge would be. I wanted to continue through the full six weeks giving you guys challenges that […]
It’s not rocket science. It’s not fascinating. It is likely something you’ve heard before, maybe even repeatedly! But, it is brilliant and it works!! […]
I write this as I am drinking water. I am only on glass 4 as of yet. Four to go in order to meet The […]
Can you believe we’re here? In just 7 days, you will have done at least 4 super simple things to improve your health! I am […]
If you do not already know, I live in Panama City Beach, FL. If you don’t keep up with the news or weather, a Cat […]
I’ve done a little leg work for you. If you feel like you must hit a fast food drive through for your morning nosh, here are the best choices from the most frequently visited take away spots:
Simple, easy, you can totally do it. GO!
I made a super easy chicken pot pie using frozen pie crust, leftover rotisserie chicken breast, chopped carrots, broccoli florets and frozen mixed vegetables with […]
Grab a bag of this salad on your next trip to the grocery! It has loads of green vegetables, dried cranberries, toasted pumpkin seeds and […]
Bok choy is rich in folate, vitamins A, C and K. It’s an excellent source of calcium and fiber. This dark green leafy vegetable is […]
If you want to look better and feel better, I’m your gal! Here’s how I’m going to help you accomplish both goals and make it […]
I have decided to name my sourdough baby Freddy Farter the Bread Starter, a modified version of a name I found online. Yes, that is […]
“It’s never too late to eat right and exercise the smart way”. “You can be healthier and more fit in your 60s than you were in your 40s.”
“Any diet that’s based on denying yourself the foods you really, really like is going to be temporary.” – Brian Wansink, Ph.D, author of Mindless […]
I’ve combined option 1 and 2. Keeping my sanity takes precedence. After all, there’s not much left
If you frequent Chick-Fil-A, Copy. Print. Laminate. Put it in your purse or side pocket of your car!
This is the most simple recipe EVER! It’s my go-to for every pot-luck and get-together.
Some of the meals on this list for 2018 contain almost four days’ worth of the recommended fat content. Among the nation’s unhealthiest dishes is a 1-1/2-pound pretzel that contains 1,920 calories.
I love how the crust developed crispness and the cheese became browned and deeply golden.
not only are there tremendous health benefits, but going meatless even once per week plays a role in reducing livestock global emissions. Farm animals account for 14.5% of all greenhouse admissions and 1/3 of methane emissions!
Gluten sensitive people may be able to tolerate sourdough bread products because the long fermentation process allows bacteria to break down carbohydrates and gluten in the bread.
There is no question that sight and smell contribute to taste and the smell of the baguette will leave you wishing for daily visits to this bistro.
If you’re a people-watcher and a foodie, this is the city for you! Our first kid-free vacation in three years. Probably a good choice, as […]
our food is no longer food and our excessive exposure to these synthesized compounds is mutating our DNA
That’s right, my British buds; last night’s Green Chef meal was bangers and mash! My sweet husband cooked it. As always, I was elated to […]
If you’re looking to eliminate all animal products in your diet, you have obviously done your research and are aware of the benefits as well as the challenges of going full veg.
1. I eat my kids leftovers when the order includes mini corn dogs, mac & cheese, french fries or a cheeseburger; I secretly hope they […]
Did you know that cooking in cast iron can increase the iron content of your food? Iron requirements rise significantly during teenage years
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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! […]
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.
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!
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!
One of the greatest things you’ll ever hear out of a RD’s mouth is “everything in moderation”.
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, […]