How Do You Fill Your Plate? 3 Simple Steps!

September 16th, 2016|Nutrition|

We want our bodies to thrive, right? So we need to be easy on our digestive systems. 80-90% of our daily energy can be expelled on digestion. That's a lot [...]

Kids With Food Allergies

September 13th, 2016|Nutrition|

KIDS WITH ALLERGIES - Make it fun! My number one rule with the kids is to not treat their allergy as a handicap. Sure it's super scary, but it's manageable. [...]

7 Reasons To Drink Your Greens

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

HYDRATION If you are not drinking half your body weight in ounces of water a day, I'm not sure how you are surviving. By starting your day with a green [...]

Please Pass The Epi-Pen

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

You can have an intolerance to lactose, but not have an allergy to dairy. Well what’s the difference? A food intolerance is when a specific food item, or group of [...]

Let’s Get Chemical, Let’s Get Physical

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

There is a difference between a chemical and a physical reaction. This is why it is always important to know where your food comes from. You may think that you [...]

If There Is Any Doubt, Don’t

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

After a diagnosis for a new dietary change your first trip to the grocery store will be long and overwhelming. However, you will leave the store more aware of ingredients, [...]

Hide-n-Seek with Gluten

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

Gluten is a protein found in wheat, barley, rye, semolina, spelt, and oats. Oats are only considered gluten free if they are not manufactured with other wheat containing products. Many [...]

Food Log

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

It is never a bad idea to keep a food log. Write down what you ate, brand names if you know them, and how you felt afterwards. If you start [...]

Celiac Disease

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

According to an article in the Progressive Grocer, a trade journal, a study by the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research in Baltimore found that “approximately one in 133 [...]

Branch Out and Explore

August 26th, 2016|Nutrition|

My favorite place to be with my family is in the kitchen! We bake, we create, we reinvent, through colors, flavors and textures…..and we make one hell of a mess! [...]