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Recipe Box

Vanilla Cardamom Coffee Cake

On November 22, 2015

Knock your guests socks off this Holiday season with a cardamom spiced coffee cake. High protein yogurt, whole wheat flour and oats make this version a bit healthier. I’m not much of… Read More

healthy fall recipe

Sweet & Savory Butternut Squash Risotto

On October 30, 2015

Have you ever made risotto? It’s a starchy rice cooked in stock, a little butter and often topped with parmesan, and produces one of the creamiest rice dishes you’ll ever taste. Not… Read More

homemade granola bars

Peanut Butter Apricot Chewy Bars

On October 22, 2015

These soft and chewy nutty granola bars are a nourishing grab and go snack that will keep your energy levels up right where you need them.  Happy National Nut Day! To celebrate National Nut… Read More

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Food for Thought

Antibiotics in Your Food & Why it Matters

On October 4, 2015

Hello from Nashville! I’m here for the gigantic, annual Food and Nutrition Conference & Expo (FNCE) to get my learn on about all the new happenings in Nutrition Science, and share the… Read More

waffle toppings

The New Way to Top Your Waffles

On September 24, 2015

Avocado?? (Enter cringed and slightly disgusted face) Yeah baby! But you MUST include the sea salt. Eating avocado without salt should be a crime, and I’m convinced that people who don’t like avocado, have… Read More

Love and Zest
Nutrition Column

The Fresh Beet Interview Series: Kristina LaRue from Love & Zest

On August 29, 2015

There’s a special community of RD Food Bloggers out there and they’re on a mission to educate. They want to share the how’s and why’s of healthy eating so their readers can become… Read More

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Nutrition Column

Non-Dairy Milk: Which is the Healthiest?

On August 27, 2015

Like the isle full of eggs, the milk isle is just as daunting. I mean really, how many milks are there!? soy, almond, hemp, coconut, rice, oat Don’t get me wrong, I love me some soy milk… Read More

sticking to your exercise regimen
Recipe Box

How to Stick to Your Workout Plan & Achieve Your Goals

On August 26, 2015

Last week I talked about varying the intensity, duration, and volume of your workouts to avoid plateauing. This week I’m going to tell you how to keep that up over the long… Read More

healthier pad thai
Diabetic Friendly

20 Minute Vegetarian Pad Thai + How to Make it Gluten-Free

On August 25, 2015

I shared this pad thai photo on Facebook and Instagram a few weeks month ago and am finally getting around to sharing the recipe. Though I’m not quite sure it qualifies for being a… Read More

Nutrition Column

How Does Thiamine Stack Up in Your Diet?

On August 24, 2015

Nutripedia is a series of posts designed to help you learn more about the importance of essential nutrients & how to easily incorporate them into your daily life. Your body requires Thiamine to adequately… Read More