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

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Lemon-Berry Muffins

Recently, I have been looking for a better-for-you muffin recipe that I could make and have as a snack when I wanted something sweet. A lot of the gluten-free, vegan baked goods are loaded with sugar and have really little fiber. I ended up combining a few of the recipes in my cookbooks with others … Continue reading Lemon-Berry Muffins

Pizza Quinoa Bites

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Today, I want to share with you a recipe I just revamped from my old cooking files. I have been trying to weed through my collection of recipes to figure out the ones I actually use and those I was just hoarding 🙂 I am challenging myself to 1 day per … Continue reading Pizza Quinoa Bites

Simple Homemade Applesauce

This past week, I shared my super simple, no-added-sugar, recipe for homemade applesauce with my cooking class. This is one of my favorite recipes to make especially when I have some older and softer apples. I love the way my house smells while this is cooking too 🙂 When choosing apples, look for ones with … Continue reading Simple Homemade Applesauce

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

Conventional Vs. Organic Produce

One of the debates going on now is whether or not organic produce is more nutritious than conventional produce. As per the USDA, "Produce can be called organic if it's certified to have grown on soil that had no prohibited substances applied for 3 years prior to harvest. Prohibited substances include more synthetic fertilizers and pesticides.""Synthetic … Continue reading Conventional Vs. Organic Produce

Chocolate Dipped Oranges

Part of my job as a Retail Dietitian is doing healthy food demonstrations. In one of my recent demos, I highlighted oranges; mainly because of cold and flu season (Vitamin C) and they were on sale.  It was so funny doing this demo because I got a ton of people saying either, "This is healthy?" … Continue reading Chocolate Dipped Oranges