Author: Mackenzie Burgess

Recipes, Nutrition, Snack Choices

8 Healthy Snacks to Fuel Physical Activity

When it comes to physical activities like sports, hiking, backpacking, long walks, or working out– it’s important to stay fueled appropriately. In particular, carbohydrates and protein are important for sustaining physical activity and promoting recovery. Don’t settle for unhealthy, convenience store items–plan ahead with these 8 smart, healthy snacks to fuel your activity of choice. […]

Nutrition

How to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (steps + career options)

“I want to become a registered dietitian nutritionist.” Whenever I tell people about this career goal, they often recognize it has something to do with helping people with food and nutrition. However, most people don’t quite understand all of the details that go into getting this credential or the variety of career options available to […]

Recipes, Snack Choices, Sweet Treat Choices, Dairy-free Choices, Gluten-free Choices, Nut-free Choices, Sugar-free Choices, Vegan Choices, Vegetarian Choices

Raw Cocoa Crunch Bark

I love chocolate. And if you’re like me, when I get a craving for chocolate– I want it and I want it now. That’s why this raw cocoa crunch bar is the perfect recipe for an instant chocolate fix. I love the satisfaction that the coconut oil base provides. It also remains a guilt-free treat […]

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Thai Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl with Rice & Seasonal Vegetables

Disclosure: This post has been sponsored by ​SEEDS OF CHANGE™​. All opinions are my own; I never feature a brand that I don’t love! Spring means more produce is coming into season. Green onions, peas, carrots, garlic—all the good stuff. Incorporate these seasonal ingredients into this super easy Thai Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowl to throw […]

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One-Pot Tuscan White Bean and Farro Soup

Although spring is upon us and soup season is almost over, it’s a good idea to have a go-to one-pot soup recipe in your back pocket for an easy dinner + leftovers for the next few days. This One-Pot Tuscan White Bean and Farro Soup is the perfect combination of savory protein, hearty whole grains, […]

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Flax Power Protein Smoothie

With warmer weather approaching, a go-to smoothie is a must. As much as I love my fruity smoothies like my Strawberry Kale Smoothie, I also love creamy, nut butter filled smoothies. That’s why I developed this energy-boosting smoothie filled with protein-packed ingredients like peanut butter, ground flaxseeds (also called flaxseed meal), and greek yogurt. Disclosure: […]