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My Favorite Breads

Most breads are made of crappy ingredients like refined flour, corn syrup, and preservatives. Most brands, even whole grain and whole wheat breads, are highly processed carbs that promote inflammation in the body, weight gain and insulin resistance. Lots of clients ask me ” What bread do you recommend?” Well I’ve done the research, tried […]

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Avocado Toast Recipes

Avocado toast is such a simple concept (avocado + toast).  It’s fulfilling and yummy.  Have fun and take it to the next level by topping it with tasty additions. ½ Hass avocado 2 Slices of whole grain (Ezeckial) or gluten free bread Dash of sea salt and black pepper for taste Toast bread until golden brown. While […]

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Feed Your Kids Better

  I recently wrote an article for Everything Brevard Magazine (March 2018) As a registered dietitian and mama of three young kids, what we feed our children is a topic dear to my heart. When I lived in California, I owned a meal delivery service that provided healthy lunches to schools. I’ve long had strong […]

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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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Betsy’s Energy Balls (No Bake)

Ingredients: 2 cup oats (old-fashioned) 1 cup almond or sunflower seed butter (PB is ok), melted 1 cup ground flax meal 1/2 cup coconut flakes (unsweetened) 3 Tablespoons chia seeds 1/4 – 1/2 cup chocolate chips 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp cinnamon or cocoa powder for flavor Directions: Make sure nut butter is melted or […]

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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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Zucchini Noodle Blend

Tons of recipes call for zucchini noodles or zoodles.  I’ve tried them out with my family and they rejected them – darn it!  But I did not want to give up on them because they are so easy and healthy. Here is my resolution…Mix 1/2 zucchini noodles + 1/2 spaghetti (I use gluten free pasta).  You […]

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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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Chia Banana Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats are a breakfast staple in our family! My kids even request them as an afternoon snack.  I like the simplicity of this recipe – no cooking, only a few ingredients, and you can make it in bulk for the week.  Some people enjoy them cold but I prefer them warm. Ingredients: 2 cups oats (uncooked, old fashioned) […]

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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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