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What filling a prescription is like when you have celiac disease (UPDATED)

Celiac Disease, Health, Nutrition October 12, 2015

The last time you filled a prescription at the pharmacy, you probably filled your prescription, picked up your medication, received instructions from the pharmacist, and put the pill in your mouth all in the same day. That’s what I used to do too. Then came celiac disease. Now from the time my doctor prescribes my medication to the time I can actually take the medication is a minimum of three…

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Not an endorsement? (Updated)

Health, Nutrition March 15, 2015

Last week, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics announced a partnership between Kraft and Kids Eat Right. Specifically that the Kids Eat Right logo will now appear on packages of Kraft American Singles. The Academy has fully denied that this is an endorsement of a product, even though Kraft told The New York Times that it totally is. According to AND, the logo simply shows that Kraft is a proud supporter of…

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Nourish Bowls

Celiac Disease, Nutrition, Recipes, Recipes - Gluten-Free, Recipes - Main Dishes, Recipes - Salads, Recipes - Tips & Tricks, Recipes - Vegetables, Recipes - Vegetarian March 18, 2014

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. What I love about the Nourish Bowl concept is that it takes very little prep…

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Successful Weekly Food Prep

Health, Nutrition February 23, 2014

Last month I introduced you to Lindsay (aka The Lean Green Bean) who gave us 5 tips for a successful food prep session. Today I finally tried it for myself. I think I’ve been putting off trying a weekly food prep because THREE HOURS IN THE KITCHEN, but today felt like a good day to stop making excuses. With the Grateful Dead cranked up for inspiration, I go to work.…

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How to do a weekly food prep (5 Tips)

Celiac Disease, Grocery Shopping Tips, Health, Nutrition, Recipes, Recipes - Gluten-Free, Recipes - Tips & Tricks January 28, 2014

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 a dietitian, I’m often asked for advice about how to live a healthier lifestyle. Many…

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10 Easy, Attainable Resolutions

Health, Life, Nutrition January 23, 2014

I don’t know about you, but all the talk about New Year’s resolutions sometimes makes me want to stick my head in the sand and wait for it all to pass. I think the reason for that is I tend to go overboard on the whole thing. I dream big dreams, make grand plans and then a few weeks later I feel like a failure. So this year, I’m going…

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