Mother’s Day is just around the corner and what better than to celebrate mom with creative ideas to show you care? As a mom of two myself, I love getting taken care of in small and special ways and that’s what I have to share with you,...Show More Summary
A new study of contestants from the reality show The Biggest Loser (Season 8) sheds new light on why maintaining weight loss is so hard.
It’s hard to believe the school year will soon be coming to a close without about one month to go. Teachers work so hard, it’s nice to give them a little something before we part ways […]
It’s so fun to see more and more produce popping up at our farmers’ market each week as summer nears. Last weekend we got some of the first (greenhouse grown) tomatoes and fresh asparagus – […]
Kelly Pritchett, a board certified specialist in sports dietetics and an assistant professor in nutrition and exercise science at Central Washington University, says that while it’s not strictly necessary, eating before exercise can help top up your glycogen, or stored carbohydrates, which is what fuels our workouts. Show More Summary
This is a fun twist on lettuce wraps that will impress your family (and company) for sure! Plus, since lentils are one of the fastest cooking pulses (see below) and it takes just minutes to cook shrimp, this could easily be a weeknight meal.
Years ago I posted something about pre-washed bagged/boxed lettuce on my Facebook page (back when I could easily reach all my “likers” on that platform – but that’s a whole other story!). There were a surprising amount […]
Disclosure: I was compensated by The General Mills Bell Institute of Health & Nutrition for my time to write this post. Recommendations and opinion are my own. This May, celebrate Mom and all she does with a home cooked meal she’ll remember. Show More Summary
Do you take your lunch to work? Pack lunches for your kids? We're going to show you why a waste-free lunch with reusable containers makes sense instead of disposable bags or other single-use lunch items out there.
Disclosure: I was compensated by Sabra for my time to write this post and I was quoted in Sabra’s press release launching #UnofficialMeal. Recommendations and opinion are my own. I wear many hats when it comes to food: I’m a dietitian (a.k.a. Show More Summary
This braised pork chop recipe is one of those dishes where the aroma compels my family to yell into the kitchen, “Whatcha making??”
In today’s episode of Body Kindness In today’s episode we’re talking about The Loser Letter. As Bernie watched the confetti drop on the recent Biggest Loser finale, he was filled with a complex mix of emotions. This inspired him to write...Show More Summary
I have a newfound love for tarragon. My go-to herbs (for eating and growing) are usually basil, cilantro, thyme and rosemary. And while I still love those flavors I personally feel tarragon is sometimes the forgotten herb […]
How our annual family cook-off came to be + how you can put together your own, including printable score cards.
Working out won’t make you pig out, according to a new study.
For the past five years, the apple has bested all other fruits and vegetables as the most toxic produce selection on the market. However, according to EWG’s 2016 Dirty Dozen report, which measures the levels of pesticides on American produce each year, a new fruit is taking the title.
As we head back into warmer weather strawberries are starting to taste amazing again – yay! And soon enough we’ll be able to pick our own here in NC so I’m excited to share this fabulous […]