The holidays can sometimes feel like a diet disaster. For some, even thinking about all of the tasty food the Christmas season brings can stir up all kinds of negative feelings, sending anxiety and send stress levels through the roof. Between the Christmas parties, baking, and boxes of treats taking up just about every visible … More A Dietitian’s Tips for Making the Most of Holiday Eating
Some people just love taking all the fun out of ‘fun size’…
Humans were made to move. There’s absolutely no denying the positive benefits of physical activity on both physical and mental health.
Is there anything more exciting that some REALLY awesome homemade guacamole? I mean, the store bought stuff is okay, but fresh, REAL homemade guac just can’t be beat. I made this for a party recently and everyone was absolutely raving about it! The best part about making homemade guac is that it takes no time … More Recipe: The Best Fresh Guacamole Ever
It seems the people out there who like to invent new diets are starting to run out of ideas. Since there’s a diet out there scaring us out of eating just about every food known to man (meat, dairy, sugar, fruit, legumes, fat, carbs, soy, pesticides, GMOs- you name it!) We’ve pretty much run out … More Intermittent Fasting- Should You Try It?
This right here is your next favorite slow cooker meal. There’s so many awesome things to say about this recipe I’m not even sure where to begin. I love that I can make a HUGE batch (yay leftovers!), it takes less than 15 minutes to prep, AND this dish tastes amazing. Like the kind of … More Slow Cooker Coconut Butter Chicken
McDonalds has done it again. I guess I can’t be too annoyed because they’re always giving me great content to write about! This time their latest radio ad is all about their new banana chocolate chunk muffin. Made with REAL bananas and a whopping 8 grams of whole grains. Perfect with that morning coffee, or … More What’s Really In McDonald’s Banana Chocolate Chunk Muffin?
If you haven’t already been bombarded with the advertising for McDonald’s new high protein smoothies here’s your official PSA: McDonald’s a new line of smoothies from their McCafe menu that have 18-20 grams of protein and ONE WHOLE serving of fruit. Yup, you read that right! Not only are these smoothies high in protein, they … More Don’t Get Too Excited About McDonald’s New High Protein Smoothies
We’re born with an innate preference for the taste of sweet foods. Right from birth our brains know that things that taste sweet contain energy, so we are prone to choose sweet-tasting foods over others in order to survive. In the food-scarce environment our ancestors lived in, people needed these instincts to stay alive. In … More The Truth About Sugar
In my house, we go through a LOT of yogurt! It’s a quick and easy breakfast staple, so my morning meal almost always includes it in some fashion. Smoothies, overnight oats, or just a bowl of it topped with frozen fruit are all my go-to’s. I prefer Greek yogurt for it’s thicker texture and higher … More How to Make Homemade Yogurt Using Your Instant Pot!