food, nutrition, wellness

Using Spiralized Veggies

Happy National Nutrition Month!   I am so excited to share tons of recipes and nutrition tips all.month.long! Starting TODAY with spiralized veggies. Making its debut sometime in 2015, spiralized veggies were the nutrition trend when I started nutrition school. I remember helping instruct food demos at health fairs on how to make "zoodles", or… Continue reading Using Spiralized Veggies

food, nutrition, self love, wellness

Staying on Track While Dining Out

Who likes going out to eat?  On a busy, chaotic day, it is so convenient to stop by your local favorite restaurant on the way home instead of slaving over a hot stove after a long day.   While cooking at home may be the healthiest route because you are in complete control of what… Continue reading Staying on Track While Dining Out

Active, food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Healthy Habits with Your Spouse

Have you ever wanted to make a really colorful, nutritious recipe you found on Pinterest for you and your significant other, and then as soon as you put it on the table your spouse has a hard time choking it down? Yeah, I have been there, too. My husband and I have been married for… Continue reading Healthy Habits with Your Spouse

food, groceries, nature, nutrition, recipes, wellness

New Spin on Summer Crops

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

food, groceries, nutrition, wellness

The Grocery Haul

  “It’s that time of the week again: No food in the fridge. I feel like I just went to the store! Has it really been a whole week?” Do you all ever feel this way? You’re out of all your fresh produce and proteins and feel like there is nothing in the house to… Continue reading The Grocery Haul

diets, nutrition, wellness

“DIET”…It’s a bad word

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

Active, nutrition, wellness

Staying Active with a Busy Schedule

  Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!  With 2018 right around the corner, I know many of you will be making “New Year’s Resolutions”.  It is so easy to follow that resolution for a few weeks, but then get caught up in the craziness of life and forget all about it when February rolls around.  Have no fear!  I have a few… Continue reading Staying Active with a Busy Schedule