When you want to be healthy, don’t think that means eating a salad at every meal, feeling deprived, and simply not enjoying life! Wether its your favorite comfort foods or holiday dishes, eating with friends and family should be fun and enjoyable and I'm here to show you that you don’t have to miss out on eating the foods that you LOVE… because there are so many simple ingredient swaps to make comfort food dishes still taste delicious but healthy too!
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Skeptical about soy!? Lets clear the confusion so you can feel good about this amazing, superfood that not only has anti-cancer benefits but, helps to reduce your risk for diabetes, obesity, and cardiovascular disease! Plus get 4 incredible tofu recipes that will inspire you and your family to eat more meat-free meals!
Ah, the holidays! When tackling the endless supply of stuffing, turkey, and mashed potatoes it can be hard to navigate which dishes are good for you, even as a dietitian! Don't get overwhelmed! Take the focus off food and enjoy this special time with family and If you're interested in losing or maintaining your weight, the best thing you can do is have a strategy and plan!
Anyone else a stickler for reducing food waste!? Americans waste an unfathomable amount of food. In fact, roughly 50 percent of all produce in the United States is thrown away—some 60 million tons (or $160 billion) worth of produce annually! Giving my 6 creative tips on how you can help to squash food waste! Also, get this delicious (no food waste) acorn squash bowl recipe!
It doesn't have to be Monday to go meatless! Whether you want to eat seasonally, sustainably or more plant based for your health, getting more meatless meals, like these delicious greek gyros, is a great way to get more nutrient dense foods in each week! Plus, cutting back on your meat intake doesn't mean your limiting how delicious or filling your meals can be! We have your protein nutrition 101 on this posts 'Ask the RD'
Introducing your new weeknight dinner - Lasagna with a healthy Reboot! It's a dish worth adding to your families Fall and Winter dinner list because what's better than cozying up with a warm plate of lasagna thats not only delicious but good for your waistline!? Plus learn how to REBOOT any dish to make it healthier with this posts "Ask the RD!"
Bringing pasta back to its roots! As a girl who can't resist a pile of noodles in a Thai peanut sauce, i've been on a mission to create a pasta you can enjoy the flavor, taste and texture of ( like PAD TAHI!) for a fraction of the carbs and calories using just whole foods! Any guesses as to which spiralized root vegetable these noodles might be from!? Get the answer and the recipe in the blog!
It's hard to miss this Summer classic as you stroll through the farmers market. Being a big fan of zucchini and while the variety of squash is at its peak nutritional value, its also nearly impossible for me not to grab some and add to my market haul.
Soy has never been more popular in the supermarket but, the real question is ... is soy good for you?? Many people have been skeptical of soy but, we dive into what the science tells us. Plus, get the recipe for our favorite crispy tofu 2 ways - Buddha Bowls + Spring Rolls with a Spicy Peanut Dipping Sauce!
Kick off Cinco De Mayo with this Rebooted Tex Mex Mac N "cheese"! Prepare to drool. Then prepare your grocery list. Friday is coming, and you want to be ready for the fiesta with this ultimate comfort food dish with a kick of spice and no guilt! There is no better excuse - as if we needed one - to celebrate the delicious Mexican cuisine then with these colorful, flavorful, DF, GF, and mostly plant based (don't tell the kids!) Mac N' "Cheese" stuffed bell peppers!
Move over salad in a jar, we're completely sold on this ingenious, convenient way to eat our favorite ramen noodle bowl and guess what, its easy, inexpensive, versatile, healthy and stands the ultimate test of travel. Say hello to the new and rebooted: cup-o-ramen!
If gilled Portobello and Cauliflower Tacos are wrong, we don't want to be right! Because it's Tuesday and because we simply can't get enough of these!