The question at hand has an easy answer, “turkey because it has tryptophan.” I think I’ve heard that statement said at least once every year on Thanksgiving day. But tryptophan is not the … [Read more...] about Which Thanksgiving food actually makes you sleepy?
I love to bake during the holidays. It has been a passion of my as I’ve grown up that gets to be extra special during the holiday season. Not only because it is a time when everything you bake can be … [Read more...] about Butternut Squash Oat bars
If there’s one thing you should know about me, it’s that I believe you should have your cake and eat it too! That’s why one of my favorite things to do as a registered dietitian is develop … [Read more...] about NO SUGAR ADDED CHOCOLATE CHIP PUMPKIN BLONDIES
Curbing your Sugar Addiction Sugar. You merely say the word in a restaurant, and it gets people immediately sharing their diet secrets. And hey- I’m guilty too! Whether it’s good ole’ table sugar, … [Read more...] about Curbing Your Sugar Addiction
Fall has and always will be my favorite season. Everything about it makes me happy. The cool and crisp weather, apple picking, cozy sweaters and the abundance of all things pumpkin spice. … [Read more...] about Sugar Free, Vegan Pumpkin Pie Pancakes
Happy Thursday friends! Are you one of those people that likes their morning coffee before starting the day? Me too. Except some mornings we can be racing the clock and miss our chance for that … [Read more...] about A breakfast recipe to celebrate National Coffee Day a different way
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Have you ever found yourself ravenous (or even hangry...yes, that is an official word in the English dictionary) after not eating for 6 hours? The next thing you know you are standing in-front of your … [Read more...] about Hangry? Here Are Some Simple Tips to Avoid Being Hangry!
Fueling the body for practice is so important for an athlete. If under-fueled, you aren’t providing your body with the energy & nutrients it needs to perform at its best. This causes your … [Read more...] about How to Avoid an Under-Fueled Practice After School
As the summer is winding down and your kids are headed back to school, it is a perfect time to make healthy eating a staple in your routine! In addition to new school supplies, this time of year is … [Read more...] about Healthy Back to School Habits!