Guess that Produce

Can anyone guess which fruit this is? Its insides remind me of intestinal villi! Update: These wiggly insides belong to a cantaloupe! One cup of cubed cantaloupe is an excellent source of vitamins A and C, providing 108% daily value of vitamin A and 97% daily value of vitamin C. I like to serve cantaloupe…

Dietitian Blunder #1

Hi folks. I haven’t blogged in awhile but I’m glad to be back after a much needed break from social media. I thought it would be fun to start sharing some personal blunders as a dietitian. Dietitians are often assumed to eat perfectly, or we are sometimes judged for the days we don’t eat perfectly!…

Dutch Oven

Hi there, I am excited to share that I received a Dutch oven in the mail last night! The cool thing is that I was given this lovely prize from the Food and Nutrition magazine; I submitted a comment that was published and they thanked me with this great piece of kitchen ware. I’ve wanted a…

Increasing Fiber Intake

Increasing your fiber intake has many benefits including improved blood sugars, lowered cholesterol, promotion of regular bowel movements, increased satiety (feeling full after eating) which may decrease total calorie intake, decreased risk of diverticular disease and possible decreased risk of colon cancer! In the last blog post I wrote I encouraged eating whole grains, fruits and vegetables,…

How to Make Meal Planning Easier

I previously wrote a blog post about meal planning and while meal planning is so beneficial to do, it can be tedious and challenging. That is why I’d like to share a couple of tips here to make it easier. Tip #1- Plan for leftovers One thing I like to do when deciding what to…