What to look for in a Prenatal

As a Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist, I often promote obtaining your nutrients from your food rather than supplements. However, during the prenatal time your body has an increased demand for many nutrients that are crucial for your health and baby's proper...

Nutrition Strategies to Manage Morning Sickness

Do you struggle with morning sickness? You're not alone. More than 1/2 of pregnant women experience it, most often in the first trimester. Typically as you approach the second trimester, this starts to alleviate. Unfortunately for a small percentage of us, it may...

Snacking – How to do it Right

Snacks can be a great addition to your diet in order to sustain your energy in between meals and to assure you're meeting your daily nutrient needs. However, your snack choices can either energize you or make you feel even hungrier after. Read on to find out what...

30-Minute Instant Pot Chili

Here is a quick and delicious Instant Pot recipe. I tried out the pressure cook setting for the first time today. It is my goal to try at least one new recipe every week using this new gadget! I have to admit - I was a little intimidated at first with all the...

My Top 10 Make-Ahead Freezer Meals

Meal planning using the slow cooker and instant pot is very popular these days, and for good reason. It can save yourself a ton of time and stress during the work week knowing you have healthy, easy meals ready to go. It is also a FACT that those that plan their meals...

Holiday Recipe Roundup – Your Go-To Guide for Easy Recipes

Hi all! It’s getting down to the wire on your holiday menu planning. Still trying to figure out what to make and how to fit it into your crazy life? Look no further – I've got you covered with recipes, tips, and inspiration.  Whether you are doing the hosting or...

10 Exercises you can start TODAY with Your Little(s)

Do you think of your little ones as a barrier to exercise, or a motivator? IF YOU THINK OF THEM AS A BARRIER, READ ON.  YOU'LL GET SOME INSPIRATION AND HOPE! I used to think of my kids as a deterrent to me exercising.  I would get frustrated when I would...

5 Steps to Mindful Holiday Eating

The holiday season is upon us yet again- and so are all the temptations to overindulge.  But I promise you can enjoy your holiday festivities without all the weight gain and guilt afterwards.   Here are 5 tips to staying mindful through the holidays so there's no need...

Meal Planning for Busy Moms

Ask yourself the following questions... Are you totally OVERWHELMED and EXHAUSTED with the amount of time and energy spent on figuring out your meals every day? Are you often trying to scramble to cook at 6:00 p.m. when you're absolutely starving and your kids...