Weight Management

Dietitian's 15 Favorite Buys From Trader Joe's

Dietitian's 15 Favorite Buys From Trader Joe's

What I love about Trader Joe’s are the pantry and fridge staples you can find for incredibly affordable prices. In this blog, I’m sharing the 15 foods I find myself buying most frequently from TJ’s!

Nutrition Video Series: Natural Sugars - Which is best?

Nutrition Video Series: Natural Sugars - Which is best?

Refined sugar contains no micronutrients, no fiber, & people are eating way too much of it. Overindulging in added sugar has serious health consequences such as weight gain, diabetes, & heart disease. In today’s nutrition video, I’m discussing some of the top natural sweeteners.

    Everything You Need To Know About - Probiotics

    Everything You Need To Know About - Probiotics

    Probiotics are popping up everywhere - from supplements and kombucha to tortilla chips and gummy fruit snacks. This guide is meant to clear up the confusion and educate you on everything you need to know about both prebiotics and probiotics. 

    30 Minute Meals For The Busy Athlete

    30 Minute Meals For The Busy Athlete

    I get it - between training, work, class, more training - your time is limited. So to make your lives easier, I've gathered 37 recipes that require little effort, take 30 minutes or less, and include TONS of variety! Whether you choose plant-based, love seafood, chicken, or beef, there's a recipe for you!

    One Skillet Recipes For The Busy Athlete

    One Skillet Recipes For The Busy Athlete

    After the feedback I received from my Crockpot Recipes for the Busy Athlete post, I wanted to continue the series. This time, I'm sharing a collection of healthy one skillet recipes. Whether you’re constantly busy with practice, work, or class, nothing comes in handy more than throwing everything together in one skillet! These recipes require little effort and time, and you can rest assured you’ll be eating a nutritious meal! 

    20 Healthy Swaps To Make This Year

    20 Healthy Swaps To Make This Year

    It’s so much easier to adapt a healthy lifestyle than people think, and I’m here to show you how. Here are 20 swaps you can make to improve your overall health, body composition, and performance. I challenge you to choose at least one to make this year!!

    The Weight Loss Trick You Need To Try

    The Weight Loss Trick You Need To Try

    You feel like you’re consuming the right amount of food each day to lose weight. You feel like you don’t eat very much, sometimes you don’t even eat three full meals. You don’t understand why you’re not losing weight despite your hard efforts. What could you possibly be doing wrong? Mindless eating or mindless snacking could be your number one problem. Watch this video on the activity you need to try; all you need is a container!

    Guide To Eating Healthy At The Airport

    Guide To Eating Healthy At The Airport

    Your ultimate guide to staying healthy while traveling! This guide covers everything from what you can and can’t bring through security, the best snacks (and meals) to pack with you, and the healthiest options to purchase at the airport.

    What a Dietitian Eats in a Day

    What a Dietitian Eats in a Day

    As a dietitian, I often get asked what I typically eat in a day. Contrary to what most people think, my meals do not consist of salads and broccoli all day long. Hopefully this post on what I eat in a "typical day" will help show you that eating healthy doesn't have to be completely boring, bland, or time-consuming! 

    Body Image Battle

    Body Image Battle

    Scenario: You've spent an entire month waking up early to get a workout in, you've cut out junk food and soda, and you've ate more fruits and vegetables than you ever thought you would. Yet when you step on the scale, your weight hasn't budged. At this point, you may have decided to give up and let your weight dictate your day and how you feel. Has this ever happened to you? 

    New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

    New Year, New Goals to Improve your Health

    As the new year approaches and you begin to think about your "New Year's Resolutions", I've developed a short list of ways to improve your health over the next year. 

    Ultimate Guide to Healthy Snacking

    Ultimate Guide to Healthy Snacking

    Snacking can be a very healthy habit, however, mindless snacking can lead to unwanted weight gain. I’ve created this guide to provide you with the information you need to make healthy choices, along with a lengthy list of my top recommended snacks.