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

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Why Going Low-Carb is NOT the Best Idea

Have you been told by a medical professional, friends, family member or even a figure on the Internet that you should be following a low-carb diet for Diabetes or weight-loss? This is something I hear from clients quite frequently. With my experience in counseling and also the research, I am here to tell you that … Continue reading Why Going Low-Carb is NOT the Best Idea

Tips for Choosing Protein Supplements

While I love protein bars and powders for convenient on-the-go snacks or meals, let's face it, a lot of what is out in the market is, dare I say it, pure junk. My main issues with most bars/powders are the laundry list of filler ingredients and high sugar content. Below are some tips for choosing … Continue reading Tips for Choosing Protein Supplements

Dietitian Eats: What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)

Hey there! One of the top questions I get (on a daily basis) is "What do you eat all day?" That mixed with, "What's for lunch?" In inspiration of that, plus other RD blogs I follow, I decided to do my own "What I Ate Wednesday" blog! I tend to eat the same types of things … Continue reading Dietitian Eats: What I Ate Wednesday (WIAW)

5 Tips for Battling the Memorial Day BBQs

It is officially the start of grilling season! That means food, drinks, and more food. Anyone getting a little worried about "going off their diet" with all the festivities? Here are some tips for keeping on track through the BBQs, parties, and summertime bashes! Tip #1: Don't skip meals So many people skip breakfast if … Continue reading 5 Tips for Battling the Memorial Day BBQs

Flaxseeds!

So, it has been quite a long time since my last blog! With the holidays and work, I kept putting off writing one. Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about super foods and flaxseeds. What are they good for? How can you cook with them? What are they?! Probably most of the … Continue reading Flaxseeds!

Healthy Cooking Tips for One

It can seem difficult or overwhelming to cook for only one person when so many recipes give a yield for 4-6 people! Maybe you have been used to cooking for a large family or maybe just another loved one. Whatever the case may be, I am going to give you tips on how to shop … Continue reading Healthy Cooking Tips for One

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

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

Avocado Pudding Recipe

A friend of mine suggested I try out her Avocado Pudding recipe she found in a magazine (not a clue which one). I'm always one to try new things, especially if they are healthy. You get a boost of unsaturated (healthy) fats and some protein! The recipe was really simple and quite good. It took … Continue reading Avocado Pudding Recipe