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

Baked Avocado Fries with Cilantro Lime Dip

Going along with my green theme for March, I wanted to share an awesome avocado recipe that went over extremely well in my latest cooking class. I will admit, I was a bit skeptical on how these fries might turn out; however, with a few seasoning adjustments, I am sold! Before getting into the recipe, … Continue reading Baked Avocado Fries with Cilantro Lime Dip

Tips for Decreasing Your Cholesterol

Maybe you just heard from your doctor that your cholesterol is high and now you have to either take medications or try and bring it down before your next appointment. So, why is this important? Elevated cholesterol levels are just one of the risk factors for heart disease and stroke. Having too much cholesterol in … Continue reading Tips for Decreasing Your Cholesterol

Vegetarian Chickpea Salad

At my latest work demonstration, I tried out a new recipe for my vegetarian clients. It is very similar to how a tuna salad is made; however, chickpeas are subbed for the tuna.  Came out way better than I was expecting and it was a 100% success (in terms of acceptability by testers)! Chickpeas are … Continue reading Vegetarian Chickpea Salad

Avocados: Health Benefits and Dip Recipe!

I am a huge fan of avocados. I not only love the taste, but they are also so good for you! I use them in smoothies, scrambled eggs, salads, or dips (the recipe below is great for parties). My 5-year-old niece also loves eating raw slices. I was definitely surprised when she asked me for … Continue reading Avocados: Health Benefits and Dip Recipe!