Category: cooking

WFTW Kitchen Essentials

It’s no secret that I spend a lot of my time in the kitchen. I love to cook and bake and hello, I’m a food blogger. So of course I have some go-to kitchen tools that I use on a regular basis to make my life a little easier and the cooking process a little

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Five-Ingredient Guacamole

Is the day after Cinco de Mayo too late to be posting a guacamole recipe? I mean, guacamole is delicious at all times, right? After almost three years of blogging you’d think I’d be getting better at the whole planning ahead for holidays thing. But, no such luck. It’s crazy how you get through one

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Healthy Crockpot Chicken Tacos Two Ways

Taco Tuesday is the best, isn’t it? Especially crockpot chicken Taco Tuesday. There is honestly nothing better than walking in the door after a long day of work and getting hit in the face with the delicious smell of tacos. Not to mention your dinner is already made for you. Double win. This recipe was previously titled

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Mexi-Veggie Stuffed Sweet Potato

I feel like the whole “meal prep” thing has really been catching on lately. Not just with all the foodies I follow, but with some of my friends and family members too, and I love seeing it! Mostly because as a dietitian, I preach it all the time. Whenever someone comes to me about their struggles with

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Will Eating Fat Make Me Fat?

These days everyone wants to try the latest fad diet, whether it may be low-carb, low-fat, extremely low-calorie, or a “juice cleanse”. The one that they’ve heard will give them the best, and most importantly, the quickest results. We all want to lose weight; we just don’t want to do it the healthy way, because that takes way too much time and effort.

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What a Dietitian Eats

Every once in a while I like to do a post in which I feature some of my favorite new food discoveries, or staples in my diet that I think everyone should know about and work into their diets as well! (Previously known as Peek Into My Pantry, A Few of My Favorite Things, etc.)

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Passion vs. Obsession: When Healthy Eating Goes Too Far

I have always been a huge perfectionist; that’s something that will probably never change. In some cases it has actually been beneficial. I did really well in school because it was important to me. I didn’t just do it for the grade (although that helped), but I did it because of what I believed it said

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Check Me Out On Further Food!

Hi friends! I have partnered up with Further Food and I am officially a member of their team of Health Experts, which is made up of tons of other Registered Dietitians and nutritionists! (In other words, my fav kind of people! 🙂 ) There are so many awesome things going on at Further Food, which is what made

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How To: Make Early Morning Workouts Happen

You probably think I’m crazy for thinking I can convince you to set your alarm for 5 am to wake up and go to the gym. But just hear me out. I have started working out early in the morning at least 1 time a week, for one reason or the other. If I have

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Find Your Balance

Some days I eat really well, have an awesome workout and get a lot done. Other days I eat like crap, lay on the couch half the day and watch ridiculous amounts of Friends re-runs. It’s all about balance. By the way, I recommend having more of the “eat well and workout” kind of days

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