Tips & Tricks

5 Ideas for a Gluten-Free Breakfast Makeover

May 27, 2014
5 Ideas for a Gluten-Free Breakfast Makeover

As a dietitian with celiac disease, May is one of my favorite months. Not only do we get to shine a light with Celiac Awareness Month, but we also get to share just how good gluten-free food can taste! One of the funniest things I hear from people is, “Oh I could never give up […]

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I may eat this every day for the rest of my life

March 18, 2014
Nourish Bowl

I drool every time I see McKel of Nutrition Stripped post a photo of her daily Nourish Bowl, so this week I finally made one of my own. I ate one last night for dinner, then I had the one pictured for lunch. I may eat this every day for the rest of my life. […]

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5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches

March 18, 2014
5 days of healthy portable lunch ideas

The Van’s Natural Foods newsletter just went out with my feature article “5 Days of Healthy Portable Lunches.” Sign up for their eClub to get the article along with Van’s coupons and other healthy living tips! Click here to sign up. What’s your favorite portable healthy lunch? 

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How to do a weekly food prep (5 Tips)

January 28, 2014
How to do a healthy weekly food prep (5 Tips, plus recipe ideas!)

I’ve been following Lindsay (aka The Lean Green Bean) for a few years now, and she never fails to inspire.  Lately I’ve been especially smitten with her weekly food prep posts.  I begged Lindsay to teach us how to become food prep masters, and she agreed (yay!).  I can’t wait to get started! *** As […]

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Woodland Holiday Snack Mix

December 20, 2013
Woodland Holiday Snack Mix Gift Jar #glutenfree

One of my favorite holiday memories takes place in my childhood kitchen. Mom and I would throw on our aprons and bake all day. Pecan dreams, gingersnaps, cranberry bread and puppy chow. Grandma’s fudge, spiced tea, and our favorite savory snack mix. We would bundle it all up and take plates, jars, and pretty tins […]

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BLD: Breakfast. Lunch. Dinner. – The Cookbook!

December 12, 2013
BLD - Breakfast Lunch Dinner: A cookbook fundraiser for adoption

*UPDATE* Now available as an ebook! My friend Lexi and I have been working hard on putting together a cookbook, and we are excited to announce that it is finished and available for purchase! As you might remember, Lexi is my food stylist friend who has been improving the look of my food photography.  What […]

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Breakfast in a Jar – 2 Ways

November 14, 2013
Breakfast in a Jar - 2 Ways

I’m over at Van’s Natural Food Blog today with 2 ideas for breakfast in a jar (one hot and one cold). Go check it out!

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5 Tasty Ways to Jazz up Your Popcorn

November 5, 2013
5 Tasty Ways to Jazz up Your Popcorn

Fall is my favorite.  I love curling up on the couch with my sweetheart to share a bowl of popcorn, a bottle of Pinot, and an episode of Parenthood.  We typically go for a little coconut oil and nooch (nutritional yeast) on our corn, but sometimes it’s fun to switch it up. I headed to […]

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Perfectly Crispy Oven Fries

September 23, 2013
How to get your oven fries perfectly crispy (inspiredrd.com)

Last week I was really craving some good french fries.  In the past when I’ve tried to make them at home, my oven fries have either come out sad and floppy or burnt to a crisp.  I was determined this time to make a batch of fries that didn’t suck. The keys to success turned […]

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Orange Grapefruit Vinaigrette and a Giveaway

September 12, 2013
Orange Grapefruit Vinaigrette and a Giveaway from Zing Anything and InspiredRD.com

When you embark on a 30-Day Whole Food Challenge, especially the low-FODMAP version, things can become a bit boring. No sugar. No wine. Just whole foods and lots and lots of water. Excuse me while I cry into my empty wine glass… When plain water starts to get a little blah, I love to pull […]

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