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How to Make Kombucha

Have you ever drank kombucha before and wondered how to make your own kombucha? Well I have. The stuff is classified as a fermented beverage, and is packed full of good bacteria called probiotics, which are important for gut health. Think of it as growing healthy bacteria to replenish your body. As someone who has struggled with a finicky gut …

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Grocery Shopping with a Dietitian

Hi guys! It’s been a while. This grocery shopping dietitian owes the world a life update since I have not blogged in ONE YEAR, but first, check out this little grocery haul that I did on my day off this week. Come grocery shopping with a dietitian to see some of my weekly staples! This week I stuck to shrimp …

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Let’s Talk Turmeric

It is sold in capsule form, ground as a spice, and even in whole plant form. What is that yellow spice? I’m talking about turmeric. Maybe you have not heard of it, but it is the main spice in curry and is present in other Indian and Thai dishes. Here in the U.S., we do not have traditional dishes that …

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The Iced Coffee Treat You Won’t Feel Guilty About

Here’s the dilemma: you LOVE a refreshing coffee treat– think Starbuck’s Frappuccino, but you know it is packed with sugar and calories. Well, I may just have solved your dilemma! Try this healthy protein frappuccino that will keep you on track with your goals while giving you that refreshing boost you crave. Protein Frappuccino Ingredients: 3 ice cubes 1/2 cup unsweetened …

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Eggs vs. Egg Whites

Hi! Today I uploaded my first YouTube video, and I am sooo excited about it. I have known I wanted to create a YouTube channel for a few months now, and after several weeks of hard work creating this site and my YouTube channel, I finalized my first video. Join me while I discuss eating eggs vs. egg whites, along …

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Pumped About Protein

As you may know, I am a Registered Dietitian. When it comes to protein, I may have different beliefs than others in my field. Nutrition standards in the U.S. tell us that up to 20% of our diet should be protein. I disagree; I feel that we require much more, especially for those who strive to build/maintain muscle. As a …

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Multivitamin Goals

Fuel the machine When it comes to health, most of us have goals. A big part of making those goals happen is proper nutrition. Think of your body like a machine and nutrients as fuel. You must give it the fuel it if you expect it to function properly. Why a multivitamin is important One step in fueling your body properly is taking …

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Go Green with a Green Smoothie

  What’s that green stuff? Want to eat clean and get lean? Go green. In our fast-paced world, it can be hard to get in all the veggies we need. Let’s be honest, if you are on-the-go, are you reaching for veggies to snack on? If you are, then kudos to you. For the majority of us though, consuming all …

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Why Use Supplements?

Supplements are beneficial, when used correctly. Ah, supplements. Pretty pills that are marketed to us claiming to do everything from make us lose weight, to make our hair grow. What’s the deal with supplements though? Let me start by introducing my “stash.” This is my collection that I use from daily. Do I take all of these every day? NO!! …