I grew up eating a lot of baked potatoes. It was one of my mother's go-to dinner starches that was easy to make for our family of 5. Nothing fancy, just a little butter and once-in-a-while, a bit of sour cream. Then, about 10 years ago, baked potatoes and baked potato skins rocketed themselves onto every restaurant menu. The big difference is that modern baked potatoes and skins are all about the decadent toppings, right? There's butter, sour cream, and lots of melted cheese. And, don't forget the bacon. A Modern, Loaded & Nutritious Baked Potato Yes, it's easy to put together a … [Read more...] about A Loaded Baked Potato & Other Nutritious Substitutions
Client Thanks To all my nutrition clients, individuals and groups, I thank you for trusting me and for opening your eyes and ears to new possibilities of better personal nutrition. You have not only listened, but you've tried and tested and changed your habits as you've added a healthy dose of nutrition to your day. I'm inspired by every one of you and look to a bright future as you stay strong in your commitment to caring about nutritious food as your new path - forever. Here are 7 things I've learned from my clients. Open a New Year with Tasty Nutrition New Foods As I opened a … [Read more...] about Client Thanks & Open a New Year!
Pizza for a New Year Are you tired of dropping 20 bucks or more when ordering out for pizza? Disappointed when it comes to your door cold and soggy? Bored with the same toppings, pizza-after-pizza? It may be a perfect time for you to take the leap to making homemade pizza. The only risk is that you'll save money, feed yourself and your family healthier food, and learn some new skills in your kitchen. Not bad. Homemade Pizza I've been experimenting with homemade pizza for at least 10 years. I've tried dried herbs vs. fresh herbs, thinner vs. thicker crusts, multiple dozens of toppings, … [Read more...] about Pizza for a New Year!
Holiday grocery carts come in all varieties. If you look into mine, though, you will see pretty much what's in the picture at the left. Here are 7 foods I adore at this time of the year and why I think they belong in your grocery cart, too. 7 Favorite Holiday Foods for Your Grocery Cart Fresh Pomegranates: These amazing fruits are only available in American grocery stores from November through January. They add a festive pop to your holiday salad or grain dish, or eat a generous handful on top of your plain yogurt along with crunchy granola. Really yum. Fresh Citrus: Tangerines, … [Read more...] about 7 Favorite Holiday Foods For Your Grocery Cart!
Recapping the Year & Saying Thank-You! As a busy year ends, I try to take time to reflect on those who have trusted me to help 'tweak' their nutrition. Thank you to all my 2014 clients who have inspired me, taught me, and reassured me that taking the path to better nutrition, no matter how tough, is definitely worth it. Here are the kind of things my 2014 clients have said: * I like it when we meet because you remind me to make good nutrition a priority. * I needed someone like you to help me manage my meal planning overwhelm. * I didn't know how big a difference it would make … [Read more...] about A New Year of Good Nutrition!
So Easy, So Tasty, So Healthy, So Filling! This Easy Egg Scramble with Spinach is a smart solution to challenges we all face every day. Need a quick, filling breakfast? Crave a new lunch and tired of sandwiches or salads? Searching for a lighter dinner that adds a green veggie to your day? This Easy Egg Scramble with Spinach will solve all the above:) Here's How-To! It's easy as 1-2-3. Follow the steps above and then add your final flair at the table. Make this Easy Egg Scramble with Spinach into a Meal! Latin flair: Top with salsa, chopped cilantro and light … [Read more...] about Easy Egg Scramble with Spinach!