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 delicious Read 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 guide Read 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
Ready or not, school is just around the corner! Hard to believe right?! Do you know what you’re going to pack for your kids for lunch on that first day? Ya, I don’t either, it’s ok. But, one thing I do know is that loading my kids up with sugar at lunchtime is a sure fire way to make sure they’re exhausted and unable to focus in the afternoon. So, here are my Top 10 Low Sugar Lunchbox Staples: Read More
Think about the last time you bought meat from the grocery store. There’s a lot of choices, right?! And SO MANY LABELS. What do they all mean?? Read More
Whether you want to spend less time in the grocery store, save money on the things you buy, or stress less while you're there, I think we can all agree, we could use a little help in the grocery shopping department. I learned the following 10 ways to be a better grocery shopper last month when … Read More
Ever wondered what other ways you can enjoy sausage besides inside a hot dog bun? Keep reading for some drool-worthy, and practical ways to “think outside the bun.” Read More