Black beans in brownies?? YES! This trend has been around for a few years now. The first time I made black bean brownies was in 2015...I was getting ready to pack up my car and move to California to attend Loma Linda University to become a registered dietitian. Before I left for school, I made… Continue reading Black Bean Brownies
Who loves spinach dip?? 🙋♀️🙋♀️🙋♀️ What if I told you I've got a healthy spinach dip recipe?? Using tons of fresh spinach and garlic and instead of mayo or sour cream (like traditional spinach dip), I use nonfat Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is packed with protein which makes this appetizer more nutrient dense than traditional… Continue reading Garlicky Spinach Dip
You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version. See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers. Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka
Do any of you follow fitness junkies on social media? I follow several—several that I am super fans of…however, typically I am a fan of their workouts and not so much of their nutrition advice solely because many of them have not had nutrition training...and yet they are promoting nutritional advice that could ultimately be detrimental to… Continue reading Food or Fad?
It is officially summer, if you couldn’t tell by the sweltering heat and humidity (if you are on the east coast), which means our gardens will be spitting out fresh produce for us once again. I have to be honest, I get excited about summer produce initially, but by the end of the season, I… Continue reading New Spin on Summer Crops
How many of you have gone on a diet? To be honest, who hasn’t? In the past, I have definitely tried different fad diets. When I was a young teenager, I told myself I would only eat fruit to lose weight. As I got older, I thought restricting my calorie intake through skipping meals, only eating… Continue reading “DIET”…It’s a bad word