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The Crowding Out Method. What CAN you eat?

Throughout my years practicing as a dietitian, I have stumbled across people who think that my job involves telling people what they CANNOT eat. This idea of deprivation¬†is surrounded by fear and anxiety when a person considers what they have to eliminate or avoid forever. In fact, it’s such a real fear that some people …

Nature’s Toothbrush

  It’s fairly evident by now that fiber — umm — keeps you regular. That said, it’s still one of the more challenging foods for some of us to maintain with consistency in our diet. Fiber gets a bad rap because it evokes images of prunes and weird, grainy orange drinks. Not so yum. Only …

Make Ahead Green Smoothies!

Eating our greens is something we all need to do a better job of, but it’s not always so easy! We have busy schedules and those green leafies quickly turn to brown wilties after too much time in the fridge. We start with good intentions and find ourselves grunting under our breath when we have …

Grandma’s Got Wisdom… Do You?

One to two hundred years ago the field of nutrition really didn’t exist. Sure, there has always been cultural guidance when it comes to nutrition and health but no such thing as nutritionists or dietitians with whom people could visit to be put on a “healthy” diet. I put “healthy” in quotations because there are …

Give Your Kitchen a Fat Makeover

If a client meets with me for just one session, you can be assured that, for nearly every person, a priority on their list of recommendations will be transitioning to only healthy fats in their kitchen. In fact, I urge them to throw away the rest because of how harmful unhealthy fats can be to …