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Easy Last Minute 4th of July Cookout Recipes
This collection of Easy Last Minute 4th of July Cookout Recipes is straight from some of my favorite dietitians and perfect for that scenario we’ve all encountered… maybe your plans change last minute, or you just simply forgot to grab what you needed at the store… but you suddenly find yourself needing to think of SOMETHING to bring to the 4th of July party you’re going to. And if you’re like me sometimes, you don’t remember until the day of, or the day before. These Easy Last Minute 4th of July Cookout Recipes are perfect for this situation. Simple ingredients that you may already have on hand or can easily grab at the store and have minimal prep time.Read More
Traveling with diabetes: Some surprising tips you may not think aboutRead More
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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
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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Eat intentionally: 11 food choices to make in 2019 that won't set you up for failure
Rather than setting unrealistic weight loss goals, or proclaiming you’re going to never eat sugar again, let’s try setting ourselves up for success and vowing to eat intentionally in 2019. No crazy goals, diets, or fads, just realistic plans and perspectives on food.
Still not quite sure what I mean? Keep reading for 11 food choices to make in 2019 that won’t set you up for failure like a traditional New Years resolution would…Read More
DIY Holiday gifts in a jar: Protein balls and energy bites
You've probably already heard that no-bake protein balls & energy bites are the cool new "cookies" that Santa's Elves are rolling. So when it comes to DIY gifting, if you're like me and love the idea, but sometimes miss the mark a tad (think: pinterest fail, lol), these DIY Christmas Jars are a simple and foolproof way to avoid the land of misfit gifts. Plus, they're delicious & healthy, so whether it's a hostess gift or a teacher gift, or any other type of gift for that matter, these DIY mason jars are perfect!Read More
3 Diabetes-Friendly Holiday Recipes
The holiday season can be an uncertain time for people living with diabetes. As someone with type 1 diabetes, I know the struggles of navigating parties, family dinners, and other holiday events. And when it comes to cooking for others, it can feel next to impossible trying to balance what is diabetes-friendly with what is easy to cook and tastes deliciousRead More
How to host an avocado brunch
Ain’t no party like an avocado party!! Ok, sorry for that, but seriously, keep reading for all my tips and tricks on how to host an avocado brunch!Read More
How to eat a more plant-based diet: A beginner's guideRead More
What can you cook in an air fryer?
It’s probably one of the hottest cooking trends right now, but you may be wondering what can you cook in an air fryer? Is it just for leftovers? How does it work? And again, what can you cook in an air fryer???Read More
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
ALL veggies offer some sort of nutritional value and they all are nutritious. But with that being said, there are a few that offer a little bit more than others and if you're looking to get the most bang for your buck, might be a better choice for you...Read More
5 After School Snack Ideas that Won’t Ruin Dinner
It’s the middle of August, and kids have already started heading back to school in certain parts of the country. (My oldest started yesterday!) The first day of school can bring a flood of emotions and potentially stress, but it also brings a return to some semblance of “normalcy” for a lot of families… though, I don’t think anything’s ever quite “normal” when it comes to life with kids, but anyways…Read More