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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 …

How to Make a Successful New Year’s Resolution

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Hello and happy 2014, my friends! Let’s talk New Years Resolutions – specifically, how to make a successful new year’s resolution! For most of us, today means back to the daily grind; it also means a fresh start after the fun indulgences of the holidays. As a Registered Dietitian with a nutrition counseling private practice, I’m all for Continue Reading …

10 Immunity Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

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As I’m sure you guys have noticed by now, it’s officially cold and flu season. But that doesn't mean you have to get sick! Did you know that some foods can help boost your immunity and prevent illness? Besides getting a flu shot, washing your hands regularly, and getting plenty of sleep, eating right also goes a long way towards keeping you Continue Reading …

Inspiration To Live By from Tony Horton

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Last night, I had the pleasure of hanging out with Tony Horton, the creator of the popular home fitness program P90X. I could beat him in a fight, don’t you think? ;) (thanks, Ericka, for the photo!) I first met Tony back in April when I was out in California for a Jamba Juice Fitness event, but only for a hot second, so actually getting to Continue Reading …

The Art of the Egg Scramble + How to Dice an Onion in 15 Seconds

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You know what I’m loving lately? “Everything but the kitchen sink” breakfast egg scrambles. They’re tasty, nutritious (lots of nutrients from all the veggies + protein and fat from the eggs), and a great way to use up whatever veggies you have in your fridge! On late morning on Saturday, I whipped up a delicious creation for myself Continue Reading …

Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

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Hello my friends! As you know, Matt and I are on vacation in Italy right now, but I thought a post re-sharing a few of my favorite quick and easy dinner ideas would be helpful in the meantime. The next time you need something fast, check this post! First up is chicken – scroll down for seafood and vegan options. :) Continue Reading …