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Have a Healthy Holiday!

As the holidays quickly approach, so do the odds of slipping away from healthy habits we have worked so hard to establish. While I don’t deny this a time to indulge occasionally, constantly overdoing it may lead us to not feeling the best version of ourselves, both physically and mentally. Here are a few tips for making your holiday season a healthier one:

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Diet, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Wellness

Black Bean Brownies

Black Bean Brownies

Here is one of my favorite recipes. Mostly because it is as easy as throwing everything into a food processor and then into a sprayed pan. Also because they are delicious. People are always surprised when you tell them the brownies are made with beans too!  Continue reading “Black Bean Brownies”

Diet, Health, Nutrition, Weight loss, Wellness

Which Diet is the Best Diet?

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, I am often posed the question, “Which Diet is the Best Diet?” This question usually comes with an agenda for weight loss. Because hundreds of fad diets have made their way into American culture, and some never die (Hello, Keto, former Atkins Diet), it has become increasingly difficult for consumers to distinguish fact from fiction.

So, how do we spot a fad diet? Here are a few red flags to look out for when choosing a diet.

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Dietitian, Can’t Cook.

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I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist. Health is my passion. Nutrition is my job. There’s just one little problem. … I can’t F*ing cook! Like. Really. I have coworkers who can attest to me almost destroying a company microwave trying to cook a sweet potato. I never even opened the set of pots and pans I received for high school graduation. If I had a dollar for every time I’ve set off a smoke alarm … You get it. Dietitian, can’t cook.

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