Banana Nut Muffins

These muffins are a great snack, especially on-the-go, as they are packed with fiber, healthy fats, and protein! Banana Nut Muffins Plant-based – Gluten-free – Vegan Ingredients -3 medium bananas (mashed) -¼ cup unsweetened applesauce -1 teaspoon vanilla extract -3 tbsp 100% pure maple syrup -¼ tsp ground ginger -¼ tsp ground nutmeg -1 tsp … Continue reading Banana Nut Muffins

Cheddar Cauliflower – Broccoli Soup

Cauliflower - Broccoli Cheddar Soup Plant-based – Gluten-free – Vegan Ingredients -1 medium onion (diced) -¼ cup chopped carrots -¼ cup chopped celery -1 tsp dairy-free butter -1 cup chopped broccoli -1 head cauliflower (chopped) -1 medium potato (diced) -2 tablespoons gluten-free flour -3 cups low sodium vegetable broth -2 cups unsweetened almond milk -½ … Continue reading Cheddar Cauliflower – Broccoli Soup

Common Weight-loss Issues

Being a dietitian, I get a ton of clients who are trying to lose weight. I would say 90% of them have tried some sort of diet before (most being a short-term crash diet type) and about 80% ended up gaining back the weight they lost (plus some). Losing weight and changing your eating habits … Continue reading Common Weight-loss Issues

Probiotics 101

You may have been hearing a lot on probiotics and their influence on gut health. With so much information out there, it can be confusing choosing foods or even supplements with the best probiotic source that will benefit you! My goal is that you will have a better understanding of what probiotics are, the benefits, … Continue reading Probiotics 101

Tips for Mindful Eating

One big thing I have been talking about with my clients is the concept of "Mindful Eating". Mindful eating is about being present in the moment and stopping to think about your food choices. Mindful eating includes ideas like: tasting and savoring the food you eat, slowing down your meal time, and asking yourself if … Continue reading Tips for Mindful Eating

Cut the Salt Habit

You may have heard from your doctor or dietitian that you need to reduce your sodium intake to help decrease your risk for heart disease and high blood pressure. High levels of sodium in the diet causes fluid retention, which makes the heart work harder to pump blood throughout the body. Excessive intake can also lead … Continue reading Cut the Salt Habit

Guide to New Year’s Resolutions

Happy almost New Year! As December is underway, many of you may be holding off on healthy eating habits (and/or weight-loss) until January. You may be already thinking about those New Year's Resolutions. While I am a huge proponent of starting NOW with your health, I get wanting to hold off until the New Year. … Continue reading Guide to New Year’s Resolutions