Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

If you’re looking for something seasonal to make for breakfast, snacks, or a holiday meal side, look no further than these incredibly delicious, high protein, high fiber, flavorful muffins. These pumpkin spice muffins combine nutritious almond flour with pumpkin puree, maple syrup, raisins, walnuts, and warming spices- no white flour, white sugar, or refined carbsContinue reading!

How to Roast Vegetables

How to Roast Vegetables

When I work with clients doing nutrition counseling, I tend to do a lot of nutrition and culinary education. After all, what good are vegetables if you don’t know why you should be eating (more of) them, which ones to pick, and how to prepare them so they actually taste delicious? In the past week,Continue reading!

Harvest Vegetable Stew

Harvest Vegetable Stew

This warming fall harvest vegetable stew is pretty quick and easy to make, delicious, and is a complete meal in one-pot. The unique sweet and savory flavor is derived from the spice blends (curry powder and garam masala) and the raisins. If you’re looking for something to do with an overabundance of fall CSA (communityContinue reading!

Cultured Vegetables

Cultured Vegetables

For me, this summer has been a beautiful blur of fruit picking (strawberries, raspberries, cherries, blueberries, peaches, etc.), food preservation (freezing, canning, fermenting, etc.), cooking, gardening, working with nutrition clients, teaching classes, camping, enjoying some down time, and chasing around a toddler who can climb just about anything the second you turn your back. NowContinue reading!

Black Bean, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Black Bean, Corn, and Avocado Salad

Summer isn’t over yet! If you’re in the mood for a hearty, fresh, and tasty salad with a little spice and a little zing, this salad is what you’re looking for. As an Integrative RDN, I love that each serving has a whopping 16 grams of dietary fiber and 20 grams of protein so don’t letContinue reading!

How to Store Cut Vegetables in the Fridge

How to Store Cut Vegetables in the Fridge

In the post Lose Weight by Making 5 Simple Changes in Your Kitchen, I talked about a handful of simple ways to eat healthier by changing your environment. As an Integrative RDN, one of the quick and easy strategies I explained to help increase your consumption of fruits and veggies with minimal effort is toContinue reading!

Lose Weight by Making 5 Simple Changes in Your Kitchen

Lose Weight by Making 5 Simple Changes in Your Kitchen

According to recent research, did you know. . . people ate 19 percent more food if they served it family-style at the table versus serving from the stove or counter? women who had a box of breakfast cereal in view anywhere in their kitchen weighed on average 21 pounds more than those who had noContinue reading!

Strawberries!

Strawberries!

Several years ago, I learned a secret. It’s a secret many chefs in the farm-to-table movement, organic farmers, and home gardeners know. And, it’s the polar opposite of the produce section of the grocery store with food flown in from all over the world or that food-like substance in a package labeled “strawberry flavored”. HereContinue reading!

Strawberry Dream Chia Pudding

Strawberry Dream Chia Pudding

Strawberry season is upon us, woohoo! I brought home 3 quarts of strawberries from our CSA (community supported agriculture) share yesterday and got to thinking about what I would do with them. Freeze some, make some into all-fruit jam, and. . . strawberry chia pudding! This chia seed pudding was inspired by The Kitchn and is incrediblyContinue reading!

Kids Eat Real Food Too

Kids Eat Real Food Too

I teach workshops frequently as an Integrative RDN and love when attendees ask questions. Sometimes they put me on the spot and for me, it’s such a great opportunity to set the record straight on nutrition myths and misconceptions, go back to the research/science on some issues, and to state my professional/personal thoughts to answerContinue reading!