First off– I have to give HUGE credit to my crock pot. It is a LIFESAVER. I cooked 4 pounds of chicken breast in it the other weekend, froze it, and was able to use it in these enchiladas. I just pulled it out of the freezer, popped it in the (more…)
Who here has skipped breakfast due to lack of time?? (I’m100% GUILTY) Yes, I’m a Registered Dietitian, and yes, I preach “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day”. But, I get it. Mornings can be busy.
Between getting kids ready, getting yourself ready, or just waking up late, mornings can (more…)
Drained by the summer heat? Experiencing a 3 o’clock slump? As tempting as it is to crack open an energy drink or to grab a sugary snack, these items provide a quick boost, also known as a “sugar high” and then quickly leave you feeling more sluggish than before. What you (more…)
Have you ever had chicken that is extra chewy? We’re talking cut it with a steak knife and then chew it about 20 times before giving up and swallowing the darn piece whole. It’s the absolute worst! That why I cannot emphasize enough the marinade for the perfect chicken! The perfect (more…)
Cheesecake PLUS fruit MINUS the calories. How can if be?!
If you haven’t tried this fruit salad, you are missing out! Since tomorrow is the Fourth of July, I thought this would be a great dish to whip up for fun, festive meal. This fruit salad tastes like a slice of cheesecake (more…)
“Happy Monday!” Those two words. One of the first things I heard this morning. From the coffee barista (who was probably jacked up on WAAY too much coffee). And while I was so tempted to roll my eyes, I fought the urge and decided it was a Happy Monday.
Did you know that summer doesn’t “officially” start until June 21?
I guess that means that we’re technically still in the ‘spring season’, however the temperature is 96 degrees today, and I’d say it sure feels like summer! This is the time of year that most kids are finally out of school (more…)
What if I told you that your daily actions affect your overall health? Foods consumed, exercise, and stress all play roles in your overall health. Staying healthy has many different components, and one of those includes eating “healthy fats”.
So, let’s dig into what type of fat is healthy for you: “Healthy (more…)
This recipe for Southwest Quinoa salad is a great side to dish, or can be used as a meal alone. It’s super easy to make and is a great dish to make for the family, yourself or to impress others at a party.
Fun facts about this salad:
- The olive oil is a (more…)
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 (more…)