Category: healthy substitutions

Healthy Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad

Let’s talk about lunch. Lunch is like that awkward meal in the middle of the day that no one really knows what to do with. With that being said, I get a lot of questions about what to eat for healthy and easy work lunches. I personally rely heavily on leftovers from dinners, and I

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Avocado Tips & Tricks

Considering how often I post avocados on Instagram and get questions about picking out good ones, I feel like this post is a little overdue. But hey, better late than never. Would you believe me if I told you I never ate avocados until about two years ago? Now Ethan says I put avocado on

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Baked Honey Garlic Chicken with Quinoa and Veggies

Okay, okay — I asked, and you answered. I polled you guys the other day to see if you wanted me to share an easy and healthy dinner recipe, or an article about body image/social media, and the majority of you went with the dinner recipe. You guys clearly love and think about food as

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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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Healthy Pumpkin Banana Bread

Hi everyone! It’s been a while, I know. I’ve been just a little busy lately. ; ) I thought that life would slow down when we got home from our honeymoon, but that still hasn’t really happened. But hey, I’m not complaining. It has been a blast (and a whirlwind) and I don’t really see

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Cauliflower Fried Rice 

If I’m being completely honest, Chinese food is one of those things that I tell most of my patients and clients to avoid eating on a regular basis. Why, you ask? Because most of the dishes are either a) fried, and/or b) loaded with sodium. Not exactly the best choice for someone who is trying to

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Whole Wheat, Refined Sugar-Free Banana Bread

Banana bread has always been my go-to if I’m in the mood to bake (which is basically all the time). Partly because I love it so much, and partly because we have overripe bananas 95% of the time. Sometimes we go a little crazy and buy two massive bundles of bananas at Sam’s Club and then realize that

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3 Healthy Side Dishes You Need at Your Table This Thanksgiving

Happy Week of Thanksgiving, friends! Can you believe it’s already here? Where in the world did November go? Next thing we know it’s going to be Christmas! But hey, I’m not complaining. I’m super excited about the upcoming holiday season, and I am SO ready for it to be 2017. Helloooooo Year Of My Wedding. ; )

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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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How To Have a Healthy Thanksgiving

Get some simple tips to help you stay on track with your diet and exercise goals this Thanksgiving!