Tag: nutrition

Thoughts About Getting “Back on Track”

PSA: getting “back on track” for the New Year doesn’t have to mean eliminating all carbs from your life.  I shared this on my stories last week and for the most part I got a lot of “HELL YEAH”s and “PREACH” and  *clapping hands emoji* replies, but I did get one response that somewhat questioned

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My Journey to Food Freedom (+ IE Resources)

Hi everyone, I am excited to share this post with you today because it is a topic that I am very passionate about, and one that I get questions about often. I recently partnered up with Athleta on the Plaza in KC to speak about intuitive eating & body acceptance to a group of women

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Fudgy Black Bean Brownies

These black bean brownies are flourless & can easily be made vegan. They are deliciously fudgy, packed with fiber and you would never guess they are full of good-for-you ingredients!

How To Make A Healthy Meal Plan

In honor of my Sunday ritual, I wanted to take a minute to talk a little more about meal planning. I still get a lot of questions about this process, and “how I stay motivated” to do it every week. I’m definitely not perfect, and we don’t always stick to our plan 100%, but simply

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Intuitive Eating: Halloween Edition

This article was written in October of 2017. I know now that my perception of intuitive eating at that time was wrong and a lot of what I said in this post comes from a very “diet culture-y” place; however, I want to be transparent and show the evolution of my beliefs, values and education

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3-Ingredient Sweet Potato Fries 

Who doesn’t love a recipe that is simple, healthy and delicious all at the same time? I’m gonna go with… no one. These sweet potato fries could not be easier to make, and the best news is that they taste equally amazing the next day, and the next day! This makes them perfect for healthy work

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Why I Still Don’t Count Calories

It has been exactly two months to the day since I decided to stop counting calories and tracking my food in My Fitness Pal. (Click here to read my previous post about Why I Stopped Counting Calories in the first place.) Two whole months of eating what I want, when I want, and having absolutely no idea

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Honey Whole Wheat 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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A Closer Look at Low-Carb Diets

First, I just want to get something off my chest. I LOVE carbs. I honestly can’t imagine my life without them. What do you mean no English muffin and banana at breakfast every day? No protein pancakes for dinner? No brown rice alongside my veggie stir fry or big bowl of whole wheat pasta with broccoli &

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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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