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
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
As the summer comes to an end, it is officially time to bring out the spooky jack-o-lanterns, fall sweaters, and of course - all things pumpkin. On Instagram and Pinterest, your feeds will be bursting … [Read more...] about Decoding Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte
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!
Written by Samantha Previte, RD, LDN, CPT, Just like many other diet fads in United States, “ juicing ” [replacing meals for juice] has climbed to top of the charts, but is it actually good for you? … [Read more...] about Juicing Isn’t As Good As You May Think It is
Written by: Anielly Rocha - Intern for the Dietitians of Palm Valley The sweet autumnal fragrance that greets us as pumpkin pie chills on the counter, with the cinnamon colored filling delicately … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to use Pumpkin this Fall