Category: foodie

Hot Spots to Eat in Kansas City

Happy Monday everyone! I hope you all had the best weekend! Ours was jam-packed with fun things, including a dinner date to RA Sushi, an engagement party for our close friends, cleaning out closets, followed by a shopping spree (okay, that was just me) and the Jon Pardi + Luke Bryan concert at Sprint Center

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Flourless, Eggless, Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

Happy Fat Tuesday & Day Before Valentine’s Day! I made these black bean brownies a few days ago and shared it on my Instagram stories, and got a ton of questions and interest in this recipe. I wanted to go ahead and give it another moment in the spotlight (even though it’s been on my

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The Ultimate Motivation

For as long as I am a practicing dietitian, there is one question that I don’t know if I will ever find the answer to: what motivates people? Seriously. Of course everyone is unique, so different people are motivated by a variety of different things, while other people seem to be permanently unmotivated. Others get really motivated

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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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Healthy Made Easy

As a dietitian, people have certain expectations of me and think I must only eat this or that, or be vegan or paleo, blah blah blah. Sometimes it can be hard to live up to those expectations. The truth is, I’m a normal 23-year-old girl. Do I eat healthier than the average person? Probably. That’s

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Blame Taylor Swift 

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a famous singer when I grew up. My mom can attest to this. I drew pictures of myself on stage with a microphone, under the spotlight, being a superstar, alongside my best friend Courtney. Courtney and I would lock ourselves in a room and create

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Keep Calm And Have A Snack

That statement could not be more fitting for me. I eat very often, but usually in small-ish quantities. I’m not saying that’s the “right” or “wrong” way to do it; that’s simply what I prefer to do. I would have rather have several small meals and snacks throughout the day than three large meals and

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