5 Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunch

Packing a healthy lunch is a great idea not only for kids, but also, for the whole family! Often healthy cafeteria options can be limited and even the "healthy" food can be loaded in sugar and sodium. Save money and boost your nutritional intake with healthy choices that you have control over. If you are ready … Continue reading 5 Tips for Packing a Healthier Lunch

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Managing Late Night Food Cravings

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Do you struggle with late night or after dinner eating? Many of my clients find themselves eating late at night, even when they aren't hungry! This could be due to stress, boredom, food commercial temptations, etc. Nighttime eating can cause you to eat more calories than you need and also spike your … Continue reading Managing Late Night Food Cravings

Top 10 Healthy Beach Snacks

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Anyone headed to the beach this Summer? While I am not a fan of swimming in the ocean, I do love strolling along the beach and collecting shells/sea-glass! Today, I want to share my top 10 favorite beach snacks that will keep you energized and on track with your health! 1- Watermelon I … Continue reading Top 10 Healthy Beach Snacks

5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

Last week, I was away at the Today’s Dietitian Symposium in Austin, Texas. If you have not gone to Austin, put it on your list of places to go! I loved the atmosphere, friendly people, and scenery. Totally, different experience than living in Philly 🙂 In traveling as a Dietitian, I go a bit overboard in the food … Continue reading 5 Things to Pack When Flying/Traveling

Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! February is American Heart Month! Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States and it is largely preventable? According to the American Heart Association, “About 80 percent of cardiovascular diseases may be preventable with education and action.” This means that changes to your … Continue reading Heart Health – Chocolate Chia Oatmeal

5 Health Tips for the Big Game

As the big football game is fast approaching, that means loads of snacks and apps. Let’s face it, most game day snacks are not the healthiest options - loaded nachos, fried wings, cheesy dips. While a few treats here or there won’t harm the waistline, keep your health in check this Sunday with these tips. … Continue reading 5 Health Tips for the Big Game

Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (GF, Vegan)

The time has come! I finally (I hope) perfected my lasagna recipe! I don't even know the last time I had lasagna since gluten-free lasagna noodles are so hard to find! This is a simple and easy-to-freeze recipe that the whole family will enjoy! Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (Gluten-free, Vegan) Ingredients 2 boxes Explore Cuisine Green … Continue reading Better-For-You Lasagna Recipe (GF, Vegan)

Spicing Up Your Vegetables

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! If you read the last blog with tips for choosing bitter and sweet veggies, then you may be back to learn just how to spice up the flavor! Once you choose a vegetable, the next step is sprucing them up with herbs, spices or other foods. Check out the steps below … Continue reading Spicing Up Your Vegetables

Back to School Lunch Tips (Plant-Based)

Summer is coming to a close and before you know it, school will be back in session. Although school lunches have come a long way in terms of healthful options, some may still choose to brown bag it due to limited lunch options or long lines at school. No matter if you choose to buy … Continue reading Back to School Lunch Tips (Plant-Based)

Sauteed Zoodles with Fresh Pesto

March is here so that means it is National Nutrition Month! This is one of my favorite times as a Dietitian! For 2017, the theme is "Put your best fork forward," which I love because it makes me think of not only choosing healthy foods, but also, cooking more! I often get client feedback that … Continue reading Sauteed Zoodles with Fresh Pesto