Diet

How to Find the Healthiest Bread to Eat (Your Bread Buying Guide!)

August 28, 2016
55076

One of the questions I get asked most often is: do you eat bread? And people are usually surprised when I say that bread is one of my favorite things to eat. Of course I eat bread! I love the smell of fresh bread in the morning, whole grains, and all of the ways you […]

Read the full article →

4 Reasons to Always Choose Organic Dairy

March 3, 2016
milk

When it comes to buying organic, there are many different ways to prioritize. The Dirty Dozen is a great guide to produce, but there’s more to buying organic than just produce! When it comes to milk and dairy, organic milk is my milk of choice. The reason I choose milk (instead of milk alternatives) is […]

Read the full article →

The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015
calorie-counting2

We see the word “calorie” everywhere: from food labels to nutrition articles, calories are at the center of conversations about weight loss and health. But what is a calorie anyway? A calorie is just a measure of energy that is generated from food. It’s as simple as that. At a high level, if you eat […]

Read the full article →

50 Vegetarian and Plant Based Protein Sources

September 28, 2015
Collages

One of the most frequent questions I get when I tell people I’m vegetarian is: “But then where do you get your protein?” It’s common knowledge that meat is a great source of protein, but you don’t actually need to eat meat to get enough protein! Somehow, being vegetarian has become synonymous with just eating leaves (which do […]

Read the full article →

The Milky Way Index: How Much Sugar Is In Your Food?

July 19, 2015
Desktop13

The husband was drinking a glass of orange juice a few days ago when he turned to me and asked “Is juice bad for you?” I said, “Yeah, it is – because it’s basically full of sugar.” And he said, “What do you mean ‘full of sugar?’” And the nutritionist in me started listing facts: […]

Read the full article →

The Secret Way to Make Guacamole without Avocado (Edamame Guacamole!)

July 14, 2015

Summertime is perfect for enjoying cookout foods at your outdoor BBQ, on a picnic, or just lounging on your deck at home! One of my favorite summertime foods are different, unique, and healthy versions of “chips and dip.” While the traditional “chips and dip” can run you over 500 calories per serving, my made-over guacamole is insanely rich […]

Read the full article →