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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3 Ways to Grill Healthier This Summer

Welcome back to PorrazzaNutrition! Things are getting really exciting over here since I am gearing up to launch my first virtual weight management support group! I hear a lot of clients talk about how they “fall off their diet” during the Summer months. My goal with the virtual support group is to focus on living … Continue reading 3 Ways to Grill Healthier This Summer

Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

Today ended up being an unexpected snow day since both my nutrition classes and client appointments were rescheduled. I didn’t think I would have to be worrying about snow in March; however, I was happy for a little time to catch-up. Since it is snowy and cold, it seemed like perfect weather for soup! The … Continue reading Simple Slow Cooker Vegetable Soup

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

Vegetable Consumption – Bitter Vs. Sweet

“Don’t forget to eat all of your veggies on your plate!” The clean-your-plate club is one childhood memory that many of us will never forget. As we grow into adults, we have more freedom in what we choose and unfortunately, vegetables are often left off of the plate. Whether lack of vegetable consumption is due … Continue reading Vegetable Consumption – Bitter Vs. Sweet

Spring into Your Health – Top 5 Tips

Spring is here (and has been for the past few weeks), so that means it is time to get back on track with your health. If you feel like you lost momentum with your weight-loss or just healthy eating journey, get your engines revved up. As a Dietitian, I often start to get a lot … Continue reading Spring into Your Health – Top 5 Tips

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

Tips for Boosting Your Fiber Intake

Have you been hearing about fiber a lot lately? Most Americans are not getting the recommended intake for fiber, which can be preventative against diseases like diabetes, diverticulitis and certain types of cancer. Low fiber intake is mainly related to the fact that many do not consume enough fruits, vegetables, and whole grains. What is Fiber? … Continue reading Tips for Boosting Your Fiber Intake

Tips for Using Winter Fruits and Veggies

The cold weather has been creeping upon us, which means that winter is right around the corner. Though we have to embrace this cold weather, there is something we can look forward to --- winter vegetables and fruits! Yes, those delicious, hearty vegetables that amp up our soups, and fill our homes with a distinct … Continue reading Tips for Using Winter Fruits and Veggies

Tips for Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight and Eat Better

How many of you reading this post have a general idea of what to do to achieve a healthy diet, yet still aren't doing it? Ever think about what is holding you back from jumping in and getting going? Maybe, you tend to start eating healthy and by the end of the week or even … Continue reading Tips for Motivating Yourself to Lose Weight and Eat Better