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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.

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Fruity Green Smoothies

It’s summertime and that means it’s the perfect time to blend up a delicious, fresh smoothie! Even if you’re a leafy green hater, this recipe might just make you love them! This basic smoothie template is one that I’ve used at several cooking demonstrations and have surprising turned green smoothie skeptics into believers. The mix […]

Recipes

Maple Balsamic Kale Chip Salad

May is National Salad Month and there’s no better way to celebrate than with this colorful and crunchy Maple Balsamic Kale Chip Salad! These easy kale chips add the perfect sweet crunch on top. And the best part? No oven required. Just a microwave and 3 minutes of your time! Try throwing these kale chips […]

Nutrition

10 Healthy Hacks from a Dietitian

As a registered dietitian nutritionist, these 10 healthy “hacks” are things I try to practice in my everyday life and recommend to others as well. When it comes to becoming a healthier person, it’s all about small lifestyle changes. 1. “Whole” or no go Turns out nutrition can be a little tricky when it comes […]