The weather is FINALLY starting to turn warm which means one thing...cold foods are actually something I want to consume! And while eating a bowl of ice cream every night is tempting, I'm not sure my waist line would like it. That's one reason why I created this recipe..it's healthy and satisfies my sweet tooth. … Continue reading Health Boosting Smoothie Bowl
Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH) has been around for over 5000 years. However, recently, it is making headlines in the news as an excellent food option. Here’s some quick facts about what quinoa is and how to use it: · Quinoa is a plant protein source Quinoa is considered a complete protein, meaning it provides all 9 … Continue reading Quinoa: Nutrition & Health Benefits
Protein bars are commonly used as an easy snack, meal replacement or post workout snack. They are sold virtually everywhere—the gym, gas station and health foods stores. And since they have the word ‘protein’ in them, they have to be healthy, right?? Sure, some protein bars are healthier than others. However, some protein … Continue reading Are Protein Bars Good For You?
"Lose 20 pounds in 5 days!" "Drop 4 dress sizes instantly!" "Burn Belly Fat Fast!" "The secret to rapid weight loss!" These are just a few famous weight loss claims. We've all heard them--whether it's on a TV advertisement, magazine cover or radio ad. These claims all sound great---almost too great to be true! And … Continue reading The Truth About Fad Diets
The health benefits of fruits and vegetables are numerous. Fruits and veggies are packed with vitamins, minerals, phytochemical and antioxidants--disease fighting agents that will help protect your health! Often, it is challenging the meet the recommended serving size of fruits and vegetables. Experts recommend 8-9 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. This number may … Continue reading Protect your health!
There's 24 hours in a day. Exercise is usually only 1 hour out of the day for the average person. It's easy to hit the gym, dominate your workout and feel great about. However, it's what's done in the other 23 hours outside of the gym that matter's the most! We've all had that little … Continue reading Abs are made in the kitchen!
7 Ways to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in 2018 I have to admit it. I'm a dietitian and I LOVE sweets. Yep. I said it. Sweets and dietitian in the same sentence. The secret is out. Offer me chips, fried foods, salty snacks and I'll turn ya down, BUT place a cookie in … Continue reading Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in 2018