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It’s the most important meal of the day, right? It is in my book. Let’s look at the word a little closer. BREAK- FAST. Breaking the fast.  Breakfast breaks the fast after a night’s sleep. Breakfast gives you fuel for the day and gets your metabolism fired up. Breakfast does not have to be breakfast …

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I wanted to write this blog post about New Year’s resolutions a month ago. Well, obviously that did not happen. I don’t know about you… but I am going in 10 different directions at the same time. Life is hectic these days. I think we make it that way. We have our families, our kids, …

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Christmas is my favorite holiday! I love the music, the lights, the decorations, the traditions, the food, the drinks and more importantly spending time with my friends and family. For most of us, this easily translates into hectic schedule that involves overeating and imbibing.  According to studies, most Americans gain 1-2# over the holiday season. …

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Frequently, people ask me why I became a Registered Dietitian. My love of nutrition began in high school Biology class. I found the section on nutrition and health intriguing. Appropriately, two more assignments followed: an English a paper on my future career endeavors and a project to interview professionals in my desired profession.  I remember …

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Summer Lovin’! I have been loving summer for all the amazing finds at my local Farmers’ Market. So far this year, there have been some good ones… purple greens beans, kohlrabi, purple carrots, edible flowers and pool ball squash. Every Saturday, I spend $20 and have TOO many vegetables for the week. It’s awesome. To …

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Water- How Much do We Really Need? I recently evaluated this question for myself. I found that every afternoon I was getting a headache. Of course, I initially blamed it on stress or lack of sleep. And, well, I am a dietitian, of course I drink water! I drink a 32 ounce bottle at work …

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Here Fishy, Fishy, Fishy… For some time now, we’ve been hearing that we should eat more fish. As a Registered Dietitian, my clients often report that the reason they don’t eat fish is because they don’t know how to cook it. It really is easy to cook and not a good enough reason to avoid …

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