Although we try to keep this blog from becoming simply a cooking and recipe source, sometimes it is helpful to be given some dietitian-approved recipes that are great for snacks or meals at home or on the go. So here are four of our favorites that don’t take long to make, are filled with all […]Read More Fueling your kitchen
One time, while talking with my fiance, we got onto the topic of eating habits. More specifically, we started talking about how his eating habits have changed since meeting me. Although comical at times, it was interesting to talk about how some things for him have never changed (like his morning snack of two pop-tarts). […]Read More Being engaged to an aspiring dietitian.
This week is in honor of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week. The theme for this week is “Come As You Are.” Although this sounds so simple, with it comes a heavy challenge that is difficult to put into practice. Every day, men and women alike are surrounded by pictures of “ideal bodies” and pressures to […]Read More Come As You Are
It is not uncommon in the world of health and wellness to hear tips like “put colors on your plate” or “eat the rainbow.” These are great tips and are super helpful to follow. However, knowing the reasoning behind these recommendations make them so much easier to follow. So here’s a helpful list of what […]Read More Color Coding
A foundation for a healthy lifestyle lies in what you eat and how much you eat of it, that much is obvious. The hard part lies in the practical choices of knowing when to start and stop eating. The key to this is to learn how to eat intuitively. Intuitive eating is a term used […]Read More The Hunger Scale
A new semester on campus has begun, and with it come new year’s resolutions and spring break plans. Although the first few weeks can be overwhelming, and a new schedule can drain you mentally and physically, the beginning of a new semester is a great time to start new habits and rid yourself of old […]Read More New Semester, New You
Let’s be honest, our bodies can be confusing. Especially when it comes to hunger. Some days, it seems as though we aren’t hungry at all, and then the next day it seems as though we eat and eat and eat, yet are never satisfied. It just doesn’t make sense. If our bodies burn a set […]Read More Nutrients and calculators
All over the internet people are boasting with advice about foods. It seems as though everyone nowadays has some type of expertise about what you are putting in your mouth, and they want to share. Often, advice comes from people with titles and letters after their names. However, not all titles and letters are created […]Read More What’s with the titles?
In these few days after Thanksgiving, many people face the temptation to drastically change the way they eat for a few days in order to “detox” their bodies and “cleanse” themselves from all of the junk food they may have eaten over the past several days. It’s seems natural that after you’ve eaten a lot […]Read More Toxic Detoxes
During this season of thanksgiving, life can often become so busy that we forget to actually be thankful. So, instead of filling your brain with a long post with nutrition information to go along with the recipes swimming in your head, I wanted to take a quick moment to appreciate some of the things we […]Read More What we forget to be thankful about