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Try this delicious Thai Peanut Umami Buddha Bowl for your next meal prep, lunch, or dinner. The thai peanut sauce is liquid gold!

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 […]


Strawberry Kale Smoothie

Are you a kale-hater? Well this recipe might just turn you into a kale-lover. This is a recipe that I’ve prepared at several cooking demonstrations (see below) and have surprisingly turned skeptics into believers. The mix between the sweet pineapple, strawberry, and kale makes for the perfect, slightly-sweet smoothie combo. The layering of the pink […]


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.

These energy bites are the perfect snack to grab and go! Flexible ingredients and takes 5 minutes or less!

Energy Bites Recipe Template

Okay, so I have a little secret to tell. If I don’t pack snacks with me for the day, I get what I like to call “hangrxiety”. Hungry, angry, and anxious. Never a good combo. That’s why these energy bites are my go-to snack to pack. Filled with amazing protein and fiber–they are the perfect […]