Well.... it has been a hot minute since I decided to jump on here. What can I say guys? Sometimes my creative juices just aren't flowing. When blogging becomes a hassle or isn't enjoyable is when I know I need to take some time off... so that's what I did! Since I haven't posted in … Continue reading Healthy hair, skin, and nails — My tips and tricks!
Happy Thursday everyone! For me, it's my Friday, and I am so darn excited to paint a little in our house tomorrow. We decided on... do I dare say it... a shade of gray... that will hopefully warm up some of our rooms and highlight some of our furniture and accents. I swear I do … Continue reading Super Green Walnut Pesto
You guys remember my yummy broccoli salad? Well, this is just a glorified version with a little twist. Quinoa has always been an interesting grain to me. When I first tried it, I could not get over the grainy taste and wasn't quite sure if I liked it hot, cold, or not at all. After … Continue reading Kale & Quinoa Salad
Is anyone else in total Christmas mode?! We have our Christmas tree up, decorations out, and cozy blankets all over our house (because believe it or not it is COLD in the morning!). What is better on a cozy Sunday morning than a warm and comforting breakfast?! Don't get me wrong, I love my smoothie … Continue reading Apple Spiced Baked Oatmeal
Ok, this is probably a controversial topic but something I've learned over my few years of being a dietitian is everyone has an opinion about something. One person may believe one thing while the other believes another, and that goes for dietitians too. This post is more based off personal opinion and experience. If you … Continue reading Why I don’t count calories…
Looking for a fun and simple summertime lunch idea? This chicken salad is perfect for an afternoon by the pool or to prep ahead for lunch throughout the week. I made this recipe for lunch this week and packed sliced cucumbers to use in replacement of crackers or bread. It only got better as the … Continue reading Creamy Cranberry Chicken Salad
I'm sure you guys have noticed a pattern with some of my blog posts over the past 6 months. I'm really, really trying to break the weight-obsessive attitude and stigma that can come with "healthy eating" and really focus on more general health and wellness. Disordered eating is something that I feel very passionate about, … Continue reading Stepping Away From the Scale
Do you ever just crave a really hearty salad? Saturdays and Sundays are my salad days, and its almost always something different! Sometimes I'll stop at Whole Foods or Sprouts and make one from their cold bar, or I'll just use random ingredients from my refrigerator that need to be eaten asap or they'll go … Continue reading Farmhouse Salad
Hi everyone! Whose excited it's the weekend?! Sorry this post is a little later than I wanted it to be, but this week has been eventful and busy so it kind of got put on hold. Y'all know I'm a huge fan of banana bread. The gooier, the better! This recipe gave me something decadent … Continue reading Gluten-Free Gooey Banana Bread
Hi everyone. I really hope ya'll had a great, relaxing weekend! Also, if you are a mother, I hope your mother's day was filled with happiness and a little "you" time. I have one of the most amazing mothers and an equally wonderful mother-in-law, so I'm happy to say I have wonderful role-models that really … Continue reading Food judging and labeling… STOP!