Category Archives: Healthy eating

FNCE 2017

I just got back from the 2017 Food and nutrition conference and expo in Chicago, IL.  I’m so excited to share some of the things that were discussed. I’ll give you a quick teaser about topics: ketogenic diets intermittent fasting … Continue reading

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Review of Clif Bar Nut butter filled Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter

I will be the first to admit that I love anything peanut butter…and I mean anything.  I would probably eat peanut butter crickets if the opportunity presented itself. Ok, well maybe not crickets.  I’ve had long been a fan of … Continue reading

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Quest Bar Cinnamon Roll review

I’ll have to admit, I was super excited to try this bar because I love cinnamon rolls and I need extra protein in my diet.  At only 110 calories, 4.5g fat, 7g fiber and 12g protein per bar it sounds awesome right?  … Continue reading

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The road to veganism

im not a huge fan of meat even though it offers a plethora of vitamins and minerals that are good for our bodies. You can get most everything from plants.  Our little guy is now 8 months and my husband … Continue reading

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Baby food prep 

I saw a post on Facebook about freezing little pieces of puréed baby food to help with self feeding. Well, it works! Below I have puréed peas, curtesy of my ninja and steamer.     I took a baby spoon and … Continue reading

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Skilletini 

Years ago my hubby and I went to Johnny Carinos and had a skilletini dish that was wonderful. However, 3 kids later and we’re not visiting sit down restaurants much. So off to the kitchen I go! This is probably … Continue reading

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Post baby weight loss 

Frustration! That is what it boils down to. Within a week I lost 10# after having Beardsley but these last 10# refuse to move. My last OB/GYN told me that as long as I’m breastfeeding I’ll keep a little “extra” … Continue reading

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Saturated fat???

This topic has been popular here at work lately where I’ve soon tins of patients with elevated lipids. Combine that with the coconut oil fad right now and people are confused. To cut or not cut saturated fat? I ran … Continue reading

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