Did you know that January is National Oatmeal Month? Many people think cutting out carbohydrates is the answer to losing weight. The truth is that you need carbohydrate for energy and to stay focused! The key is to cut out the processed, sugary carbs and focus on more whole grains and high fiber options. Oats… Read More Fuel Up with National Oatmeal Month!
The holidays have come and gone, but for many people, the pounds are still here. We sipped, we snacked, we sat, and we loved every second of it, but January is now here! The New Year is a great time to get rid of the scrumptious treats and holiday habits that have existed over the… Read More 5 Ways to Get Back Into the Groove
The New Year is upon us, and a common goal is to eat healthier. One way to approach this goal is to think what you can ADD to your eating pattern instead of what you have to take out. Incorporating more color into your meals and snacks by adding more produce is the perfect way… Read More Amp Up the Color in 2023
The New Year has arrived and with that comes new goals. For many people, their goals include eating healthier, but either they don’t know how, or they find the idea of changing their eating behaviors to be daunting. Want to jumpstart 2023 in the right direction? Check out these five obtainable behavioral habits to implement… Read More 5 Healthy Habits to Jumpstart 2023
As we approach New Year’s Eve this week, not to mention chilly temperatures where we crave warm goodness, all of us need to check-in on what and how much we are drinking. Holiday drinks can add up in the calorie department and you may not even realize it’s happening! From cozy warm holiday drinks to… Read More 5 Drinking Tips to End the Year with a Bang!
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays are phrases you frequently hear this time of year. They bring joy and cheer, but unfortunately you also hear a lot of these phrases this time of year: “Don’t eat that!” “Only take one bite!” “That’s loaded with calories, so you better run 10 miles today if you’re going to… Read More Deck the Halls, and Your Dining Table, with Color
If you’re like this social, party-going dietitian, you are likely at a holiday party, family gathering or co-worker function almost every night until Christmas! FINALLY! And quite frankly you might just keep the trend going into New Year’s too. This is a time of year to celebrate, splurge some and enjoy your family and friends,… Read More A Girl’s Guide to Holiday Party Eating
Let the Christmas bells ring…and the goodies begin! From pumpkin spice to gingerbread to eggnog, the month of December is full of tasty treats everywhere you look. While indulging in some of your favorite holiday foods is totally fine, Christmas BLTs can get you in trouble fast! Bacon, Lettuce, Tomato, you ask? Nope! Bites, Licks… Read More Christmas BLTs
One of the biggest cooking days is over and your refrigerator is now stuffed with leftovers from your family’s feast! What to do, what to do?! Well, you don’t want to waste it and throw it away and you sure don’t want to cook more so let’s get creative on some easy ways to re-use… Read More 5 Thanksgiving Leftover Twists
Thanksgiving Day is also game day and I want to help you with a winning tailgate feast! After all, this holiday is all about being thankful with family, food, and football! However, it should not be a stressful event. Many people spend so much time preparing their feast, they barely partake in the fun. So,… Read More 5 Thanksgiving Tailgate Tips