Vitamin D 101 – Your Mini Guide to Vitamin D

Vitamin D 101 – Your Mini Guide to Vitamin D

Nutrition
Vitamin D seems to be getting more and more attention these days, which leaves us filled with questions, like what...
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Canola Oil Controversy: Is Canola Oil Bad For You?

Canola Oil Controversy: Is Canola Oil Bad For You?

Nutrition
Canola oil is highly controversial these days. Once beloved by all and used for many a boxed cake mix, it’s...
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Everything Bagel Salmon

Everything Bagel Salmon

Recipes
This post is sponsored by Dish on Fish/National Fisheries Institute. All opinions are my own. This October marks the first...
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Apple Cider Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Apple Cider Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

Recipes
This easy apple cider vinaigrette dressing recipe is made right in your blender and in under five minutes! You only...
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A Dietitian Weighs In: Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Review

A Dietitian Weighs In: Apple Cider Vinegar Gummies Review

Wellness
Apple cider vinegar has been trendy as a “detox” drink for weight loss and bloat. The latest and greatest way...
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10 Easy Ways to Sneak Fiber Into Your Diet

10 Easy Ways to Sneak Fiber Into Your Diet

Nutrition
Fiber helps fill you up, supports digestive health, aids weight loss and so much more. If you’re looking to take...
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Is Oat Milk Healthy? Oat Milk Benefits and Side Effects

Is Oat Milk Healthy? Oat Milk Benefits and Side Effects

Nutrition
Are you up to date on the latest food trends of 2020? Oat milk is the “It Girl” of this...
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Healthy Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge

Healthy Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge

Gluten-Free Recipes
This no bake Healthy Cookie Dough Freezer Fudge is the perfect sweet treat for summer (or any time of year)!...
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Your Ultimate Anti-Stress Diet: Foods that Reduce Cortisol

Your Ultimate Anti-Stress Diet: Foods that Reduce Cortisol

Nutrition Wellness
Feeling stressed? High cortisol levels can lead to weight gain and other health issues. Learn about the top foods that...
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Breakfast Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Breakfast Sweet Potato Fried Rice

Gluten-Free Recipes
If you love sweet potatoes and fried rice, then you’ll love this lightened-up, breakfast version of a traditional dish. This...
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Refined vs unrefined sugar: is unrefined sugar healthier?

Refined vs unrefined sugar: is unrefined sugar healthier?

Nutrition
What’s the difference between unrefined sugar and refined sugar? And is unrefined sugar really better for you? I’ve got to...
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Healthy Homemade Take 5 Candy Bites

Healthy Homemade Take 5 Candy Bites

Recipes
These no-bake homemade Take 5 Candy Bites are a lightened-up take on my favorite candy bar with pretzels! They're easy...
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Banana Bread Cauliflower Oatmeal (Gluten-Free, No Added Sugar)

Banana Bread Cauliflower Oatmeal (Gluten-Free, No Added Sugar)

Recipes
This 15-minute gluten-free creamy cauliflower oatmeal is packed with fiber from both rolled oats and riced cauliflower. It makes for...
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Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust

Recipes
This delicious and healthy Spinach and Feta Quiche with Sweet Potato Crust is going to be your new favorite breakfast...
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10-Minute Wild Blueberry Chia Jam

10-Minute Wild Blueberry Chia Jam

Recipes
This easy and healthy wild blueberry chia jam is your new favorite sugar free jam recipe. It uses frozen wild...
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Healthy Homemade Perfect Bars (with collagen!)

Healthy Homemade Perfect Bars (with collagen!)

Gluten-Free Recipes
This post is sponsored by New Chapter, maker of whole-food vitamins & supplements. All opinions are my own. Make copycat...
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Healthy Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Healthy Banana Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies

Recipes
These vegan healthy banana oatmeal breakfast cookies are super soft and easy to make. They're loaded with fiber and sweetened...
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Added Sugar vs. Natural Sugar: Can Your Body Tell the Difference?

Added Sugar vs. Natural Sugar: Can Your Body Tell the Difference?

Nutrition
What's the difference between added sugars and natural sugars? Can our bodies even tell the difference between them? This dietitian...
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Healthy Homemade McGriddle (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Keto-Friendly)

Healthy Homemade McGriddle (Gluten-Free, Paleo, Keto-Friendly)

Gluten-Free Recipes
You're going to love this healthy twist on your favorite fast food breakfast sandwich! This healthy McGriddle breakfast sandwich is...
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Collagen supplements: are they all hype or the real deal?

Collagen supplements: are they all hype or the real deal?

Nutrition Wellness
Collagen supplements are hot these days, but are they really the fountain of youth or just an edible hoax? This...
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Healthy foods to stock in your kitchen during the coronavirus pandemic

Healthy foods to stock in your kitchen during the coronavirus pandemic

Nutrition Wellness
As the coronavirus continues to spread and more people are being advised to practice social distancing and to self-isolate and...
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Are refrigerated protein bars as healthy as they appear?

Are refrigerated protein bars as healthy as they appear?

Nutrition
Bars like the Perfect Bar require refrigeration to maintain their shape and keep them free of preservatives and artificial ingredients....
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17 Dietitian-Approved Healthy Travel Snacks to Pack on Your Next Trip

17 Dietitian-Approved Healthy Travel Snacks to Pack on Your Next Trip

Nutrition
Pack these dietitian-approved, healthy travel snacks on your next trip. Whether you're traveling by car or plane, these are some...
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6 Dietitian-Approved Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

6 Dietitian-Approved Ways to Naturally Boost Your Immune System

Wellness
This post is sponsored by New Chapter, maker of whole-food vitamins & supplements. All opinions are my own. It’s winter,...
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Thai Chicken Zoodle Soup (Paleo, Whole30)

Thai Chicken Zoodle Soup (Paleo, Whole30)

Recipes
This recipe for Thai Chicken Zoodle Soup is a gluten-free, lightened-up take on the classic Thai dish. This quick and...
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Paleo Snickerdoodle Cookie Skillet with Cinnamon Apple Topping

Paleo Snickerdoodle Cookie Skillet with Cinnamon Apple Topping

Recipes
This Paleo Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie is a soft and sweet delicious treat. The recipe is gluten and dairy free, making...
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Gluten-Free Savory Veggie Waffles

Gluten-Free Savory Veggie Waffles

Recipes
These gluten-free savory veggie waffles are a healthy and light breafkast option that can be made fresh or prepped ahead...
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10 Food & Nutrition Trends to Look for in 2020, According to a Dietitian

10 Food & Nutrition Trends to Look for in 2020, According to a Dietitian

Nutrition
What food trends are in store for 2020? From quinoa “milk” to keto-friendly dining out, there’s a lot on the...
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The Ultimate Healthy Trader Joe’s Grocery List: Over 50 Dietitian-Approved Food Items

The Ultimate Healthy Trader Joe’s Grocery List: Over 50 Dietitian-Approved Food Items

Nutrition
Call me crazy, but I’d choose shopping at Trader Joe’s over DSW any day of the week. I feel like...
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Gluten-Free Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Gluten-Free Spaghetti Squash Gratin

Gluten-Free Recipes
This easy, and cheesy vegetarian spaghetti squash gratin is rich in protein, low-carb, and gluten-free. It's perfect as a holiday...
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A Woman’s QuickStart Guide to Intermittent Fasting

A Woman’s QuickStart Guide to Intermittent Fasting

Nutrition
To fast or not to fast? From weight loss to aging, there is a lot to unpack with intermittent fasting....
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How stress leads to weight gain & 4 ways to fight it

How stress leads to weight gain & 4 ways to fight it

Wellness
Can stress lead to weight gain? In the chaos that is life, it’s easy to spend some nights stressing rather...
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Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls

Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls

Recipes
Instant Pot Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls are the perfect meal prep recipe for the whole family! Just like dining out...
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Savory Pumpkin Hummus

Savory Pumpkin Hummus

Recipes
This easy, savory pumpkin hummus takes only 10 minutes to make and has all the Fall flavors. Plus it's gluten-...
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Healthy Loaded Plantain Nachos

Healthy Loaded Plantain Nachos

Recipes
Healthier loaded "nachos" using thinly sliced plantain instead of regular chips! These plantain nachos are super easy to whip up...
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An open-minded dietitian’s thoughts on the keto diet

An open-minded dietitian’s thoughts on the keto diet

Nutrition Wellness
Word on the street is that everyone and their mother is on the keto diet. But should you jump the...
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Paleo Cranberry Orange Muffins (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Paleo Cranberry Orange Muffins (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

Recipes
These moist, delicious, and healthy paleo cranberry orange muffins are jam-packed with fresh cranberries and bright orange flavor! They’re made...
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Top 7 Carb Myths Debunked

Top 7 Carb Myths Debunked

Nutrition
Does the word “carbs” send shivers down your spine? It shouldn’t! There are so many carb myths out there, it’s...
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Is your gut in a rut? 5 signs of an unhealthy gut and 5 ways to fix it

Is your gut in a rut? 5 signs of an unhealthy gut and 5 ways to fix it

Nutrition Wellness
This post is sponsored by New Chapter, maker of whole-food vitamins & supplements. All opinions are my own. Gut health...
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Easy Kimchi Fried Cauliflower Rice

Easy Kimchi Fried Cauliflower Rice

Recipes
Meet your new favorite easy weeknight meal. This easy Kimchi Cauliflower Fried Rice is made with only a handful of...
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What’s the Deal with Dairy? Is it bad for you?

What’s the Deal with Dairy? Is it bad for you?

Nutrition
Dairy is a super controversial topic these days. Google search “is dairy bad for you?” and the answers you’ll get...
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Is Granola Good For You?

Is Granola Good For You?

Nutrition
Granola: everyone’s favorite snack with a healthy reputation. It’s made from good-for-you ingredients like oats, but take a closer look...
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HOW STRESS & SLEEP AFFECT YOUR HORMONES & YOUR WEIGHT

HOW STRESS & SLEEP AFFECT YOUR HORMONES & YOUR WEIGHT

Wellness
In the chaos that is life, it’s easy to spend some nights stressing rather than sleeping. In the meantime, your...
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How Often Should You Workout?

How Often Should You Workout?

Wellness
Being active has been shown to have many health benefits beyond the “gains”, and may even help you live longer!...
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Is Organic Produce Worth the Price? 3 Myths Busted!

Is Organic Produce Worth the Price? 3 Myths Busted!

Nutrition
Conventional vs Organic Produce - Which is Best?  There is so much information out there that it can feel like...
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5-Minute Paleo Banana Bread Mug Muffin

5-Minute Paleo Banana Bread Mug Muffin

Recipes
Got a ripe banana, 5 minutes, a mug (or ramekin) and a microwave? Give this delicious 5-Minute Paleo Banana Bread...
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How To Harness Your Hunger Hormones

How To Harness Your Hunger Hormones

Nutrition
Hormones play a huge role in our overall health, but they often get a bad rap. Us ladies have a...
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Black Bean Brownie Batter Dip

Black Bean Brownie Batter Dip

Recipes
Rich, decadent, sweet but not too sweet, and secretly healthy, this Black Bean Brownie Batter Dip is kid-pleaser and crowd-pleaser!...
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Paleo Pesto Turkey Meatballs

Paleo Pesto Turkey Meatballs

Recipes
Give your plain, boring turkey meatballs and upgrade by adding pesto! These Paleo Pesto Turkey Meatballs are super easy to...
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Is Celery Juice Worth the Hype?!

Is Celery Juice Worth the Hype?!

Nutrition
Celery juice is on the scene. Make no mistake. At the rate this trend is getting picked up by celebrities...
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