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

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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

3 Ways to Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

Do you find that your weekend activities throw a wrench in your healthy eating plans?  All of those graduation parties, BBQs, or even sporting events can lead to temptations, sweet indulgences or even eating on-the-run. Before your toss all of your hard work out the window, check out some of the tips below to find something … Continue reading 3 Ways to Avoid Weekend Weight Gain

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

Quick Start Guide to Healthy Eating

Over the past month, I have been leading nutrition counseling sessions pretty much every day. Go me 🙂 I am loving all the experience and different situations in a community-based setting. Almost 90% of my sessions will include some version of this phrase/question, "My doctor told me XYZ, and I need to _____ (lose weight … Continue reading Quick Start Guide to Healthy Eating

Coco-Nut Balls Recipe

Ingredients 1/2c raw almonds 1/2c raw cashews 3/4c unsweetened, coconut flakes 7 dates (pitted) 1T coconut oil, melted 1-2T water Directions 1. Food process almonds, cashews, coconut flakes, and dates. 2. Add coconut oil and 1-2T of water (depending on texture). 3. Roll into balls (will be sticky) and refrigerate.   This is one of … Continue reading Coco-Nut Balls Recipe

Lemon Protein Bites

A few blog posts ago, I posted a recipe for Peanut Butter Protein Balls which are a quick boost of protein for you if you are on the go. One of the best things about that recipe is it is so versatile. Have a sweet tooth? Add some mini chocolate chips! Want some more protein? … Continue reading Lemon Protein Bites