Healthy Eating Tips
There’s so much about fall which I really enjoy: the chill in the air, the sounds of fallen leaves crunching beneath my feet in the park, sweater weather, and cozy and warming fall foods. However, there’s one thing about fall I struggle with: the increased loss of...read more
Pumpkin season is upon us and though this brightly-colored winter squash is often the centerpiece of cheerful fall home décor, as a dietitian, I also love pumpkins for their remarkable health benefits. Pumpkins boast an impressive nutrient profile—they’re high in...read more
Salad can be one of the most confusing healthy foods out there. In all my years working with corporate and private clients, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard a version of, “I ordered salad to be healthy” or “salad doesn’t keep me full” or “I don’t understand...read more
I’ve written before about nice cream bowls, and essentially, they’re essentially a non-dairy recipe with the texture of ice cream but without the heavy load of sugar and lactose. There are plenty of dessert varieties, but I really enjoy making a breakfast-friendly...read more
The month of September is Better Breakfast Month, with September 26th being dedicated to National Better Breakfast Day! If you follow me on Instagram then you know I’m a believer in the benefits of a nutritious breakfast. You likely remember being told as a child that...read more
I can’t believe September is starting up and we’re getting ready to welcome fall. August was a busy month over here. Between work and family stuff, I feel like I was away more than I was home. I traveled to Wisconsin and later to South Carolina and Georgia. I also had...read more
For many kids, parents, and caregivers, the back-to-school season means a return to early morning wakeups, after school activities, and new eating routines. While it’s perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed as you adjust, there are ways to help ease the transition. What...read more
Do you sometimes find yourself finishing a meal only to realize that you rushed through it in a few minutes’ time? You’re not alone! Plowing through meals can leave us feeling dissatisfied, can cause us to lose touch with our hunger and fullness cues, and can leave us...read more
Travel has a way of disrupting our routines. This isn't always a bad thing, of course—travel is a great chance to broaden our horizons and gain perspective on other cultures. I've gotten some of my most fruitful work and writing ideas while on the road precisely...read more
Out of this whole year so far, I feel like July went by the fastest. I spent a lot of time traveling to be with family, had a number of speaking engagements, and published some new podcast episodes. I’ve been working on some fun consulting projects and I also recorded...read more
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