Happy Registered Dietitian Day to my fellow RD's! This is a fun day in our profession, so I wanted to celebrate by sharing a fun dessert idea with you all--whether you're an RD or not! Making banana pops is a great activity to get the kids involved, too! Other topping ideas: unsweetened… Continue reading Banana Pops for RD Day!
Smoothie bowls are one of my favorite sweet treats that fuel my body with vitamins, minerals and fiber to get me through the afternoon. What's more is topping it off with extra nutrient dense goodies to change the flavor and texture of my midday snack. Today's recipe for #nationalnutritionmonth is a green smoothie bowl just… Continue reading Green Smoothie Bowl
I love jams and jellies. Especially when I was in college. I practically lived on peanut butter and jelly...easy, cheap, didn't require a kitchen... The older I get, the more concerned I am with added sugars in my foods...and while I do believe there is a time and place for indulgence, I like to choose… Continue reading Strawberry Chia Seed Jam
Inspired by Dawn Blatner , RD, I tried making a cast iron skillet pizza using chickpea flour for the crust. I'm not gonna lie...I was intimidated to try this recipe because I have never used chickpea flour before...nor have I seen it in any of my local grocery stores... However, I was able to find a… Continue reading Chickpea Skillet Pizza
Peanut Butter + Chocolate...what could be better? How about paired with oatmeal and honey?? Yes, please! There are many different energy bite recipes out there, but here is my version! Nutrient dense, great pick me up in the afternoon or for a pre-workout snack, and guaranteed to put a smile on your face! … Continue reading Peanut Butter-Chocolate Chip Energy Bites
It's Taco Tuesday, and what better way to celebrate than to have fish tacos! Fish tacos are one of my favorite foods to order when at a restaurant, especially at the beach...mainly because they are typically made with very fresh ingredients AND fish contains a lot of heart healthy fats. Today, I am going to… Continue reading Fish Tacos with Orange Vinaigrette Slaw
Ah, granola. Such an easy thing to make and yet many people buy it in the store out of convenience. However, typical store bought granola is high in fat, sugar, and overall calories for a very little serving. I am SO excited to share my granola recipe with you all. It's sweet, crunchy, and contains… Continue reading Maple-Almond Granola