Author: Mackenzie Burgess

This salad is sure to be both a family-friendly and crowd-pleasing summer favorite!
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Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Feta Sauce

Ahh, the warm breeze, friends and family gathered together, and the sizzle of fresh meat and vegetables hitting the grill–there’s nothing quite like it. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner to serve up at your next meal or cookout… you’ve come to the right place. This Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad […]

Nutrition

If It Fits Your Macros Diet for a Month: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

So what are macros anyways? “Macros” is short for macronutrients which are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. These macronutrients are the foundation of the “If It Fits Your Macros” diet. What is IIFYM? If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) is a diet plan with focus of helping individuals reach their health goals while tracking their macros […]

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 […]

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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 […]