This is a place where we smash diet culture. Meaning, there is no room for fad diets, eliminating food groups, juice cleanses or glorifying "clean eating." This blog is meant to bring truth and shed light on the fact that ALL foods provide us with energy no matter what. Food is meant to be enjoyed and my goal is to ultimately remove the guilt and shame that diet culture may have taught you & nurture a positive relationship with food.

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One Pan Mushroom Garlic Chicken

This One Pan Mushroom Garlic Chicken brings a delicious blend of herbs and garlic for the winter months all in a BOMB mushroom sauce. If you’re not much of a mushroom person you can skip out on the mushrooms and just cook these bad boys in the butter! Totally your call, I’m terrible at following […]

January 8, 2020

One Pan mushroom garlic chicken

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Grocery Shopping: Time & Money Saving Tips

learn how to grocery shop efficiently and reduce your money spending habits on food.

October 4, 2019

Grocery Shopping Tips and Tricks

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The Simple Potato Salad with Gut Friendly Resistant Starch

What are resistant starches let alone a “super starch”? It’s almost ironic to call something a “super starch” as most people to this day continue to demonize starches aka carbohydrates. Now that I’ve talked in circles you may realize why it is so easy for nutrition world to get so confusing. As always let’s break […]

September 22, 2019

Mayo-free Potato Salad

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Bone Appétit! Nutritional Facts Behind Bone Health

Bone health, the moment we hear bones I’m pretty sure we remember our elementary days. When everyone told us we needed to “build strong bones,” that memory is probably etched into our brain. However, many may not realize that without continuous effort of proper fueling our bones will not magically keep staying strong. Bone Basics […]

September 16, 2019

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Debunking the Alkaline Water Hype

“According to data from Zenith global, a food and beverage consultancy, the alkaline water market has grown from being a $47m business in 2014 to a $427m business in 2017. It’s projected to be worth well past $1 Billion by the end of 2019.” (1) Alkaline water has been around for a couple of years […]

September 9, 2019

Alkaline water debunked

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The Dietetic Internship: Application Hardships & Requirements

When you tell someone you have finished school everyone thinks that you’re going off to work for a company. In my reality you still have an internship to complete involving a variety of medical rotations in community nutrition, clinical nutrition, food service management, and an elective rotation. A dietetic internship is more than working for […]

September 3, 2019

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Why Food Variety is Key to Nourishing Our Body Daily

Something to be cautious of is the attempt at supplementing a low variety food intake. Time and time again we hear that studies continue to prove the correlation of increased health benefits from an increased intake of fruits and vegetables which is where we find a lot of antioxidants and micronutrients. However…

September 1, 2019

Variety in our food choices is key

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NAAN Other Than My Favorite Pizza Recipes

Naan: a leavened bread of Indian origin that is round, flat, and soft. Basically what Merriam-Webster is trying to tell us is this bread is second to NAAN! The best part is you can buy it pre-made from your local grocery store and make yourself a Naan pizza in 15 minutes! I’ve rounded up 3 […]

November 20, 2018

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My Go-To Oatmeal Recipe

You asked for it so here comes my Go-To Oatmeal Recipe. It comes nutrient packed and is best prepped in a large batch so you only have to cook it once! Doesn’t that sound like a dream for those early mornings you are rushing out the door? I think yes, so let’s do it! What […]

October 22, 2018

Raspberry Chia Jam Overnight Oats

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Fall Veggie “PEARed” Salad

Fall has FINALLY arrived in Texas and this Fall PEARed Salad is SO SIMPLE and a chance for you to learn all about Resistant Starches! It requires ONE sheet pan and I’ve got a couple tips on how you can take out the chopping portion as well! Per usual the recipe is at the bottom […]

October 18, 2018

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