Importance of Staying Hydrated

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As seasons change and temperatures fall, it’s not uncommon to return to our unhealthier behaviors. However, now is the time to work hard to keep those healthy summer behaviors going strong, like drinking more water and being more active. Speaking of drinking water, I wanted to remind you of the basics of why it’s important to…

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New Coaching Services: 6 Week Weight Loss Course

Nutritious Eats 6 Week Weight Loss Course-

Hi friends, hope you all are having a great week so far! My last two jobs as a Registered Dietitian were in corporate wellness where I taught busy professionals how to eat healthy and set realistic goals to make diet and exercise a part of their life. I truly miss working with clients; it made…

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Pumpkin and Cranberry Spiced Energy Balls {Gluten Free, Grain Free}

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Want to know what to do with that leftover pumpkin puree? Make these energy balls, the perfect on-the-go snack- vegan, gluten and grain free! I literally woke up on the first day of fall, unaware that it was the first day of fall, to a cool, crisp 60 degrees. Coming from hot and humid Louisiana…

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Cleaning Eating at Panera Bread

Clean Eating at Panera Bread |

Clean eating. It’s a relatively newer term, and most certainly a trendy one, that refers to eating unprocessed whole foods, free of additives and food colorings. For me clean eating is, buying and cooking with whole foods, choosing unrefined grains over refined ones, trying to follow the dirty dozen list for when to buy organic fruits…

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Buffalo Chicken Pizza with Goat Cheese


You guys, I am back! We finally got internet set up this week! Woo hoo. I feel like a new woman. It’s been over a week since I’ve been on the computer and even when I was on my parent’s computer when we were visiting them before the move, I wasn’t on too often. I…

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Nutrition Benefits of Apples + Recipes


Hi friends! How was your long weekend? We spent Friday night celebrating my husband’s birthday. I made his favorites- homemade pizza and carrot cake and we invited our friends over to camp out in the backyard! We knew all the camp grounds in the Washington area would be full and I am not a big camper…

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Hazelnuts: Nutrition Benefits and Recipes


Hi friends! It’s nut week I guess. Monday I talked about my love for almonds. You can check out the delicious delicious Double Chocolate Almond Muffins I made here. I thought I would add a featured food series to my blog where I highlight the nutrition benefits of a particular food and share some ways…

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Simple Ways to Enjoy Leafy Green Vegetables


Monday I made an easy and delicious breakfast sandwich with my rainbow chard and it got me thinking about all the ways to use the delicious leafy green vegetables, such as spinach, kale, collards, rainbow chard, turnip greens, etc. The Benefits Leafy green vegetables are one of my favorites to have stocked in the refrigerator….

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Kiddie Salad Bar

Kiddie Salad Bar |

Hi friends! How was your weekend? I am officially swamped getting the house ready to be packed up, trying to get some blogging work accomplished so that I can take off a few weeks this summer and trying to find a new home (and schools) which is proving to be more difficult than I’d like! Eek!…

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