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How to Eat Well During the Holidays (Without Stressing Yourself Out)

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Thank you to my friends at Celestial Seasonings for sponsoring this post on How to Eat Well During the Holidays (Without Stressing Yourself Out). A couple weeks ago, I had a meeting with an AnneTheRD client who has recently really had things click on the intuitive eating front. “Last year at this time,” she said, ”I was dreading all the Continue Reading …

How to Stay Active While Traveling During the Holidays

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With the holidays right around the corner, many of us will be traveling a lot in the coming months. Staying active is key for me when traveling so I don’t arrive home feeling like a total hot mess, especially when indulgent holiday meals are thrown into the mix. Here are some tips for enjoying your holiday travels without letting fitness fall by Continue Reading …

How to Interpret Blood Test Results

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Matt and I recently got routine blood tests done in order to get a discount on our health insurance, and when we got our results back, he mentioned how confusing they were. “I bet other people find this confusing, too,” he said. “You should write a blog post about how to interpret blood test results.” Great idea! I learned quite a lot Continue Reading …

How to Eat Intuitively | A Guide to Mindful Eating

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As you guys know, I work with my AnneTheRD nutrition counseling clients using an approach called Intuitive Eating. Intuitive Eating is an approach that brings you back to what you used to do when you were a kid, before dieting got involved: eat when you are hungry, stop when you are full. It’s an approach that sounds remarkably simple, but it can Continue Reading …

How To Make Oatmeal More Tasty, Filling & Satisfying

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Did you guys know that all oatmeal is not created equal? Done right, it can be a delicious and satisfying breakfast, but it can just as easily be plain, boring, and leave you hungry an hour later. Here’s how to make oatmeal more tasty, filling, and satisfying! The alternate title for this post is how to make oatmeal so it doesn’t suck. :) I Continue Reading …

How to Add Flavor to Meals Without Salt or Sugar

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Hello and happy Friday, my friends! Let’s talk about how to add flavor to meals without salt or sugar. :) Hint: lots of herbs and spices are involved! I’m partnering with McCormick this year to share some fun recipes and cooking tips once a month or so here on the blog. For this month’s inaugural post, I’ll be sharing my favorite Continue Reading …

How To Eat For Running: Top 5 Nutrition Mistakes Made By Runners

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Earlier this week, I shared that I spoke at an event at the Endurance Athlete Center (where I work at the sports dietitian) about how to eat for running and the top 5 nutrition related mistakes I often see made by runners. Many of you asked to hear more about this, so here you are! As an athlete myself, I know that a great training plan is only Continue Reading …

How to Eat a Better Breakfast

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A few weeks ago, I did a short phone interview with a woman writing an article on quick healthy swaps for the new year for the Washington Post Express, which is the free daily publication given out near the metros every morning in and around DC. My contribution? How to eat a better breakfast. For those of you in the area, the article is in Continue Reading …