Quick 5-Minute Breakfast Ideas

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…)

How Do You Make Your Own Marinade?

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…)

Quinoa- health benefits 101 plus recipe for tex mex quinoa bake

What is Quinoa? Health benefits 101

quinoa overview
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 (more…)

The Truth About Fad Diets

 

“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 (more…)

Protect your health!

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. (more…)