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Folic Acid for Women’s Health

In honor of National Women’s History Month, I came up with my quick and dirty guide to the top 5 nutrients women should pay special attention to. Here’s #4: Folic Acid You’ve probably heard the

Mulled Holiday Cider

Baby, it’s cold outside! Or, if you live in the South like I do, it’s “somewhat colder than normal” outside! Haha. Ok, for us Southerners (transplanted or otherwise – I swear your blood thins), anything

RD or Nutritionist – Why Does It Matter?

If you know a Registered Dietitian, you know we harp on our credentials. We will correct people who call us nutritionists, and we will even go as far as correcting the spelling of “dietician” to the

The Ultimate Runner’s Trailmix

Running is one of my favorite activities. As in, I need to get one of those bumper stickers that reads “I’d rather be running.” Or maybe “My other car is a pair of running shoes.” They make those, right?

Baked Cinnamon Apple Donuts

Fall is almost here, and these “doughnuts” are perfect to get you into the spirit. They’re baked and loaded with fiber and minerals like manganese and iron. Bonus: they take less than 30 minutes, start

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5 Nutrition Tips to Follow When You’re Sick

If you have kids, you know it’s coming: one of your Littles is going to bring home that first cold of the new school year that’s going to knock you on your behind. And you

Easy Scratch-Made Pizza Dough

I started making pizza dough at home one day when the kids really wanted pizza for dinner and didn’t have anything frozen in the house. I found a basic recipe online that day, and we’ve

5 Reasons You Should Be Eating Pulses

If you regularly catch nutrition headlines, you’ve probably seen a new buzzword lately: pulses. Except it’s really not new at all, just not commonly used outside the nutrition profession.  Collectively, pulses encompass  beans, peas, and lentils. Pulses are

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Are You Making It A Chore?

I feel like it’s been a year since my last blog post. Summer break does that to me. The kids are home and our schedule is all over the place. I’m very much a creature

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Why Deprivation Doesn’t Work

“Saturday is my favorite day – it’s my cheat day!“ “I can’t wait until dinner tonight. It’s my cheat meal!” “I’m so excited for this weekend when I can finally have that burger I’ve been craving! I’ve been