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Artificial sweeteners, sugar alcohols, and natural sweeteners: Are they ok and how much can you use?
Artificial sweeteners, sugar substitutes, non-nutritive sweeteners, natural sweeteners… regardless of what you call them, there always seems to be a debate happening about which ones are ok to use and how much you should consume them. I’ll give a brief overview of what they are, the different types, and how they’re used. Then we’ll take a look at what the research says about them, my opinion based on that research, and which ones I prefer to use.Read More
Traveling with diabetes: Some surprising tips you may not think aboutRead More
48 Quick and Easy Meatless Meals for Busy PeopleRead More
Snack lunch and snack dinner: THE 5 minute meal solution
What comes to mind when you hear the words “snack dinner” or “snack lunch”??Read More
Why you should be eating walnuts at lunch everyday...
Did you know that only 49% of people actually take a true lunch break each day? In this post, I’ll cover some things to consider about your lunchtime routine, and why you should be eating walnuts at lunch everyday.Read More
My Ultimate Snack Plan for Road-tripping with Kids
This summer will be the first time we’ve taken our kids on a true road trip longer than 5 hours. So, I’ve decided to share my Ultimate Snack Plan for Road-tripping with Kids with you!Read More
Magnesium: what it does, how much do you need, and what foods have it
Magnesium has been in the news a lot recently and seems to be high on the list of “trendy” supplements these days. But before you spend your money on another supplement, let’s take a look at what magnesium does, how much magnesium you need, and what foods are high in magnesium.Read More
Are carbs bad for you?
Carbs, carbs, carbs. There’s a reason they’re so comforting. Did you know they are your brains PREFERRED source of fuel? So, if you want me to cut to the chase and just answer that one big question, “Are carbs bad for you?” the answer is most definitely…Read More
What a diabetic dietitian puts in her smoothies
Ever wonder what a diabetic dietitian puts in her smoothies? Or maybe what a dietitian would recommend you put in yours?Read More
19 quick and easy ways to satisfy a sweet tooth
…I’m thinking of a real life “I want to eat something sweet” type of scenario. You just want something quick and easy that will bring a smile to your face. There’s many ways to do this that taste amazing, AND don’t involve diet products or convincing yourself that ignoring it will make it go away… o, and that you can have ready in under 10 minutes…Read More
How much protein do you actually need?
So, how much protein do you actually need? What are the best types? Plant based or animal protein? And so on… It’s probably the most talked about nutrition topic or nutrient across all media platforms, yet the one that leaves the most questions in consumer minds.Read More
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14 fun facts about chia seeds
Chia seeds are popping up everywhere from restaurant menus to home kitchens, and rightfully so. Let’s explore some fun facts about chia seeds, and discover some of the many reasons they are not only nutritional powerhouses, but also loved by professional and home chefs alike.Read More
How to handle Halloween candy and kids
This time of year, I get asked ALL THE TIME about how to handle Halloween candy and kids…
How much should they have?
Do you let them have any at all?
What do you do with your kids?
How much is too much?
Do you hide it from them?
And you get the idea…Read More
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9 Easy High Protein On-the-Go Breakfast Ideas
Now that Fall is in full swing, most people are back into a good routine and no more lazy summer mornings. It’s more important than any other time of year (hello, flu season!) to have easy high protein on-the-go breakfast ideas.Read More
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7 things you should buy at the grocery store that aren't food
What's on your weekly grocery list? Ever wondered what things you should buy at the grocery store that aren't food? If you're only buying food at the grocery store, then you may be missing out on some great deals…Read More