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Packable Snack List

I am on the Space Coast Dragon Boat Team.  When participating in a festival, it is an all day event and it is essential to pack lots of food to maintain my energy.  As the team nutritionist, many of my teammates have asked me for healthy packable snack ideas.   Hope you all find my list helpful to […]

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Top 5 Protein Powders

Clients are always asking me what protein powder they should use.  Seems like an easy question but unfortunately, most protein powders are unhealthy.  I’ve written articles about this topic in the past but I want to provide you with up to date information and options. Read the ingredients What is the protein source?  Soy…NO good.  […]

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Weight Loss Carbohydrate Portions

How many carbs are we supposed to eat?  It is a tricky question!  Here are two opposite ends of the spectrum: If you eat too many carbs or lots of processed carbs… Your insulin level will slowly increase causing weight gain. You may have continual cravings for sweets and processed carbs. Other symptoms include fatigue, joint pain, […]

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Top 3 Protein Bars

I wrote this article because everyone asks me if I can recommend a quality protein bar.   The answer is YES!  I have done thorough research by comparing all the popular brands as well as the bars you suggested.  With my strict standards of quality, I am excited that I have found 3 awesome protein bars! […]

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Top 5 Quick Food Prep Ideas

I know that most people don’t have enough time to dedicate towards hours of food prepping.  Truly, all you need is 30 min to one hour and you can transform your nutrition.  I’ve said it a million times…If you have healthy choices readily available, you will make better choices, you will eat out less, and […]

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Easy Dinner Ideas

Dinnertime is a struggle for most people.  My household is super hectic after school and work so I totally understand!  Therefore I need to plan ahead for the week and prep accordingly.  I am going to share with you my staple dinners and prepping process that keeps me on track.  Hope it helps to motivate […]

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I am a Nutritionist. This is my typical menu plan.

I always try to give my clients realistic menu ideas and recipes.  However sometimes it’s easier to just spell it out for you.  Here is a typical day for me (one of my better days).  Overall, I strive to eat clean (minimal processed foods), low sugar, lots of veggies, light on the meats, low gluten […]

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Do you struggle with family dinners?

In the fall, I enjoy getting back into healthy routines but dinner time can be a struggle.  Between work, sports, school pickups, and homework, it can be challenging to make healthy dinners for the family.  If you can relate to my scenario, then read on because I am going to share with you my strategies and key dinners that […]

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5 Balanced Breakfasts that Rock

Breakfast is such an important meal because it starts your day and puts your metabolism back into gear. A lot of times people either go way overboard on carbs by having a big bowl of cereal or fruited yogurt with no protein or having eggs with no healthy carb. Here are a few ideas that are balanced […]

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What Protein Powder Should I Use?

Anyone who knows me, understands that food comes first.  I am not a shake fanatic, but enjoying 1 smoothie a day is totally fine.  You just want to make sure that you pick the right protein powder and ingredients.  And try adding in greens and veggies to your smoothies for a health boost. There are […]

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