6 Tips for Hosting a Brunch Party

6 Tips for Hosting a Brunch Party

I think that brunch is the new dinner. At least for people with kids. Anyone else notice that? The dinner invites have stopped and we do a lot of morning gatherings with friends. But I’m not sad about it. After all, brunch is more casual (read: kid-friendly, no paying for a baby-sitter, and I can stay awake the whole time) and who doesn’t love breakfast food all day every day?!

But brunch can also be tricky because of the timing of the different dishes, and you have to plan ahead a little more (because no one is getting up at 5am to cook for friends).

To help keep brunch fun, casual and 100% delicious, here are some great tips, brought to you by Simple Mills.

Read More

4 Reasons You Should Be Eating Canned Produce

4 Reasons You Should Be Eating Canned Produce

When I say that I'm all about small, sustainable changes for life-long health, I mean it. When I say that any program we design together has to work for you, I mean it. Which is why I try not to ever say there's only one way to be healthy, or one way to do things.

The “clean food” movement has added to the food shaming around canned foods. Real talk? This attitude just makes people feel superior for not eating canned foods, and looks down on people who choose them. Ironically, this causes a defeatist mindset in some people, preventing them from even trying to develop healthy habits. Which I’m assuming is the opposite of what the movement is going for. At least, I hope it is.

Read More

Introducing Healthy Foods at Thanksgiving

Introducing Healthy Foods at Thanksgiving

ICYMI, I had the chance to write a guest post on Nutrition Nuptials, a blog by fellow dietitian, Mandy Unanski Enright. Mandy is part of the Nutrition Entrepreneurs practice group with me, and she invited me to share some thoughts on introducing healthy foods at Thanksgiving.

Read More

5 Tips for Easier (and Healthier!) Mornings {Repost}

5 Tips for Easier (and Healthier!) Mornings {Repost}

Can you believe it’s September already?! Where did the summer go? Whether you’re sending your kids back to school (or going back yourself), or just saying goodbye to those lazy days of summer, it’s likely time for a new routine. Some people are morning people, and getting going isn’t difficult thing. But for the rest of us, a few tips on how to make mornings a little easier.

Read More

The Vacation Diet {Guest Post}

The Vacation Diet {Guest Post}

It's Camille's first post!.... Summer is wonderful for so many reasons. Besides the sunshine, barbeques, and countless outdoor events, summer is also the season for road trips and family vacations. All those hours you’ve put in at the gym and in the kitchen have really paid off—it’s time to rock that summer attire!

Read More