High-protein diets have been very fashionable lately. Whether it's a specific diet like Atkins, Paleo/Whole30 and Dukan, or just a push for high protein items, protein is EVERYWHERE. But could high levels of protein be harmful to your health? Even worse for you than smoking??Read More
I’m not going to categorize food into “good” and “bad”. I don’t believe that food has a moral value. When we define food as “clean” that innately means another food is “dirty”. I’m just not into that distinction. I see too many women beat themselves up over their food choices. Eating a kale salad doesn’t make you more righteous than eating an ice cream sundae.
However, I can help you find food that provides the most nutrition. Instead of focusing on the foods that you “can’t” or “shouldn’t” eat, I’d rather encourage you to think about foods that nourish you, provide energy and nutrients – and to realize that there is an abundance of those foods!Read More
My obsession with Siggi's yogurt is definitely not a secret. If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen plenty of evidence of how I like to eat my Siggi's. Last week, I was invited to attend a special breakfast event for dietitians - and a couple of food bloggers - that Siggi's hosted. It involved hearing more about the company from the founder, Siggi Hilmarsson. The event was great, and reminded me of why I love the yogurt and can so easily evangelize for them :)Read More
So I thought instead, I’d...bring you my top suggestions on how to love your friends who are breastfeeding. These could be your peers, your daughter (or in-law), a coworker, or even a casual acquaintance. If there’s one thing that I know about being a new parent, it’s that people need help, and extra TLC. So reach out, offer your services, and show some [nutrition] love.Read More
If you look on the shelves of your grocery store, you probably notice one of two things written on the package - "gluten-free" or how much protein is in the food. Protein is definitely the nutrient du jour, and people are OBSESSED with getting enough. Is that warranted? How much is enough? How much is too much?Read More
I saw this recipe from Health magazine last week, and knew that I had to try it out for a weekend brunch. My instincts were right! These pancakes are both gluten-free and high in protein, and just as important, they taste fantastic and kept me full all morning!Read More