I'm crazy about sesame, the mighty little seeds that pack a powerful flavor punch. Toasting the seeds brings out their nuttiness and adds oomph when sprinkled on rice bowls, sushi and avocado toast. Not only
Diet and nutrition are always hot topics when it comes to colon cancer. Because the gastrointestinal tract is the organ responsible for digesting and absorbing nutrients from food, it makes sense that the foods you
I am a "nutrition informatics registered dietitian" — a NIRD … (I love this play on words, because I'm also a nerd)! To me, informatics not only means an affinity for technology — including computers, electronic health
If you're looking to reduce your sodium intake, the good news is that flavor does not begin and end with salt. Instead, look for flavor from non-sodium sources. For instance, Americans' palates have expanded since
The first Dietary Guidelines for Americans came out in 1980. As an RDN, I understand the significant changes that have occurred since then regarding the way we view the intersection of health, disease and nutrition.
We fell madly in love with Ireland during a holiday earlier this year. The country’s western coast, affectionately known as the Wild Atlantic Way, is a place of fresh sea air, bracingly powerful winds, fields of
With St. Patrick’s Day approaching, it’s time to think green! Celebrate with this Shamrock Shake-Inspired treat. “Shamrock Shake”-Inspired Overnight Breakfast Chia Pudding Ingredients 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 banana, peeled 1 cup fresh baby
OK, so there's probably a more appetizing name for this recipe than Vegetarian "Trash" Hash, but you get the point, right? Way, way, way too much food gets wasted in America. But, there's no need to waste
Everybody eats, so everybody’s an expert in nutrition, right? That’s what you might think by clicking through various articles and posts about health and food these days. In fact, the true nutrition experts are registered dietitian
Cooking with nuts is nothing new, but what about seeds? Recently, you've probably seen these little morsels popping up just about everywhere, and for good reason. Just like nuts, seeds are nutritional powerhouses, packed with
We live in a society of contradictions about health. You know what I mean if your social media feeds alternate between time-lapse videos of mouth-wateringly tasty desserts and the latest workout trends and "fitspiration." Brain
If you've ever had a consultation or conversation with an RD or RDN, you may be wondering what he or she is thinking. "Why does she ask all those questions?" "Does he think I'm a terrible person for drinking a soda?"
Down here in New Orleans, New Year's resolutions don't start until right about now — sometime between Mardi Gras and Easter. Here are two tips that will make meeting your health goals more easily attainable.
Ditch the bowl and elevate your salad! Welcome to the "salad stack," a scrumptious salad preparation that is visually unique and sure to get your taste buds humming. What's the appeal to a stacked salad? I
It’s March, which every RDN, DTR and member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics knows means … its National Nutrition Month — let’s celebrate! Before there was National Nutrition Month, there was National Nutrition
Product Reviewed: All-Clad PC8 Precision Stainless Steel Pressure Cooker I was equally delighted and terrified at the proposal to review a pressure cooker. As someone who spends many hours in the kitchen, it was time
Product Reviewed: Lékué Omelet Cooker Eggs are a versatile food and such an inexpensive source of high-quality protein that I often recommend them to my clients. I, too, have cracked quite a few eggs of the years,
Products Reviewed: PaperChef Culinary Parchment Multipurpose Non-Stick Paper and PaperChef Culinary Parchment Cooking Bags The multi-purpose parchment paper used in PaperChef products is non-stick and biodegradable, making it an easy and environmentally friendly solution for lining baking sheets