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National Nutrition Month: The "Do Your Best" Diet

Put Your Best Fork Forward! Don’t worry, I know you don’t know what that means or how to interpret it. It definitely doesn’t mean only eat vegetables all month, or to start some crazy diet. If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know I’ve learned the hard way for you, and I don’t recommend deprivation. It also doesn’t mean get...

Black Bean Pasta Salad with Spicy Cashew Romesco 

Happy weekend! While I hope you have some time to spend in your kitchen preparing delicious things in the next two days, I know that the typical Monday through Friday grind doesn’t allow for much leisure time cooking. You’re already aware that I’m a big fan of meal prep to make your week low on stress and high on nutrients...

2017 Food & Nutrition Trends

Quick update from overseas! I can’t wait to share all of my wonderful food and fitness experiences here in Italy. For now, here’s a taste of yoga and fitness from Florence and my segment on NBC Philadelphia that aired this past Sunday. It covers 2017 nutrition, food and diet trends. 

More Not Less Fluid Challenge

The fruit and veggie challenge may be complete (or you can start now) but I hope you are now inspired to continue to prioritize them each day. If you found it difficult or stressful to get more in, myself or a registered dietitian near you can help. Our job is to help you find easy ways to change your habits...

Wild Blueberry Apple Spiced Slow Cooker Oats

Disclosure: By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by Wild Blueberries and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.  Since college, whenever I am back at my parents in CT for Thanksgiving I run the Thanksgiving day 5k. I started running it with friends and then years...

Pure Genius Giveaway and Vegan Pumpkin Ice Cream Recipe

Disclosure: This giveaway is sponsored by Pure Genius Provisions. I received products in exchange for the giveaway. Opinions stated are my own.  Guess what? It is late October! It means the holiday season is almost here. Believe it or not, I am going to get you ready for it with some delicious treats! Why? Because if you find healthy ways...