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It’s that time of year again when the temperatures come down, the leaves start to turn, and pumpkin shows up in everything. Pumpkin coffees, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin M&M’s, pumpkin protein powder, pumpkin cosmetics. You name it—it will most likely have a pumpkin version during fall. What is so great about […]

Pumpkin Everywhere—It Must Be Fall

Prep-time 10 minutes Ingredients 8 large eggs beaten 1 1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 1/4 scallions coarsely chopped 1/3 cup cherry tomato halves 2 cups mixed salad greens or baby spinach sea salt and black pepper, to taste Directions Make: 1. Beat eggs in a large bowl until […]

Scrambled Eggs With Spinach And Tomatoes

 Prep Time 15 minutes Ingredients 3/4 cup rolled oats, gluten-free if necessary 1 cup canned full fat coconut milk 1/2 cup plain yogurt 1/4 cup water 1/2 cup canned pumpkin puree 2 tablespoons maple syrup (plus more to taste) 1 tablespoon molasses 2 tablespoons unsalted almond butter 1 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Pumpkin Gingersnap Overnight Oats

An apple a day will keep the doctor away March is one of my favorite months because it is National Nutrition Month.  As a Registered Dietitian, it really inspires me to reach out and educate as many people as possible on the amazing benefits that nutrition can have in your […]

An apple a day will keep the doctor away?

The Importance of “Me Time” Self-care (aka “me time”) has been defined as providing adequate attention to one’s own physical and psychological wellness (Beauchamp & Childress, 2001).  In other words, you need to take time to recharge your batteries. Have you ever just been stuck with all of the to-do’s […]

The Importance of “Me Time”: Self Care

Baby Belly, Oh My! Six months ago my sweet son was born. As I sit back and watch him sleep, I remind myself to embrace this moment. It is OK to enjoy him, to focus my energy on him, and to take in as much as possible.  It is OK […]

Is it OK to have a baby belly?

  New Year’s Resolutions As a Health Coach I work with people every year in regards to what New Year’s resolution they want to set for themselves. According to ABC news the top 3 resolutions are: Enjoy life to the fullest Live a healthier lifestyle Lose weight Everyday I coach […]

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Happy Halloween- What to do with all that candy! “Halloween” comes from a Celtic festival for the dead called “Samhain.” People believed the ghosts of the dead roamed Earth on this day, so people would dress in costumes and leave “treats” out on their front doors to appease the roaming […]

What to do with all that Halloween candy?

The love for Spaghetti Squash It has never been easier to enjoy healthy fall foods.  They provide a variety of immune boosting nutrients.  Spaghetti squash is a strong source of Vitamin A and C, potassium, and Omega-3’s. My favorite way to eat this is a play on traditional spaghetti. One […]

Hooray for Healthy Fall Foods

Probiotics and Weight Loss Bacteria living in our intestinal tract influence many aspects of our health.  Probiotics are microscopic bacteria that we eat for the health benefits.   The human body carries around 100 trillion microorganisms in the intestines.  These are called the gut flora.  Probiotics help to maintain the balance […]

Can Probiotics Help With Weight Loss?