Baking, food, nutrition, recipes

Peanut Butter versus Almond Butter PLUS BONUS PB Granola Recipe

If you're still not making homemade granola, what's stopping you?? I kid you not...it takes less than 5 minutes to whip up all the ingredients with minimal clean up! If you haven't checked out my other two granola recipes, go take a look! Maple-Almond Granola   Almond Joy Granola  All of my granola recipes have the… Continue reading Peanut Butter versus Almond Butter PLUS BONUS PB Granola Recipe

food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

“Un-Cheese” Dip (Without the Cheese!)

Cheese is one of my favorite things (next to chocolate), and I probably eat some form of cheese most days of the week...cheddar, feta, mozzarella, bleu...I love them all! One thing my husband and I love to do is order queso at a Mexican restaurant...I have no self control! We don't do this very often,… Continue reading “Un-Cheese” Dip (Without the Cheese!)

Active, wellness

“WOW” Dance Fitness Choreography

Y'all know I LOVE all forms of exercise from running to HIIT to DANCE! I've been instructing Zumba (instructor since 2014) and involved in dance fitness aerobics classes for 8 years. Dancing is honestly one of my favorite forms of cardio, so I hope you like the dance! I  choreographed this warm up dance to… Continue reading “WOW” Dance Fitness Choreography

food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Going Plant Based: Tofu

If you're looking for another #meatlessmonday meal idea, look no further! This Ginger Tofu Stir Fry is SO good that you won't miss that meat! Tofu is a bean curd made from soybeans used mainly in Asian and vegetarian cuisines. I was about 10 years old the first time I tried tofu and I HATED… Continue reading Going Plant Based: Tofu

Baking, nutrition, recipes, wellness

CHICKPEA Brownies (no added sugar)

Okay, so I joined the chickpea craze... Actually, I've been on the chickpea craze for a while now...chickpea pasta, chickpea pizza crust, roasted chickpeas, chickpea curry...lot's of savory chickpea dishes! I have seen many people make "chickpea blondies"--a healthified, fiber filled dessert...so I decided to make my own version of chickpea blondies + dark cocoa… Continue reading CHICKPEA Brownies (no added sugar)

nutrition, wellness

The Sugar Debate

Sugar is such a controversial topic not just between fellow dietitians but also within the general public. You have the individuals who debate "sugar is sugar, whether it comes from a starchy vegetable or a piece of cake", the individuals who say "sugar is fine in moderation", and lastly you have the individuals who refute… Continue reading The Sugar Debate