Author: Mackenzie Burgess

Nutrition

Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

The Mediterranean diet has been acknowledged as one of the healthiest ways to eat. Not only is it associated with some delicious meals but it’s also been linked with improved heart health and weight loss. Generally speaking, this diet focuses on eating fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and healthy grains, while limiting red meat, unhealthy fats […]

Try this delicious Thai Peanut Umami Buddha Bowl for your next meal prep, lunch, or dinner. The thai peanut sauce is liquid gold!
Recipes, Main Dish Choices, Dairy-free Choices, Gluten-free Choices

Thai Peanut Umami Buddha Bowl

Have you ever heard of the flavor umami before? If you haven’t– it is a game changer. Umami is a category of taste–just like sweet, sour, salt and bitter. It is described as the savory taste (aka indescribable yumminess). More technically speaking, umami corresponds to glutamate, a type of amino acid, that is present in […]

Nutrition

Weight Watchers for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Successful weight loss program or just another fad? This is the question I was sought out to answer by giving this program a try with a free week trial. Weight Watchers has been around for more than 50 years with over one million active users. It is a program that many of my friends and family have discussed with me. Since nutrition is my field of study, people are always asking for my opinion on the program.