My Blog

Welcome to my blog! You’ll find the latest nutrition news, healthy recipes, controversial topics, and food safety information. My blog is made possible by my wonderful group of contributors, including fellow registered dietitian nutritionists (RDNs) and nutrition students. All of my contributors have varying nutrition backgrounds and interests, making this blog a great place to learn about a wide range of food and nutrition topics.

I’m so proud of the efforts of all of my contributors and the recognitions of our great work. Greatist recently named my blog one of “19 Awesome Resources to Help You Eat Better”, and Healthline awarded us a spot in the “The Best Healthy Living Blogs of 2016”.  I know you will enjoy and learn from the information you find here. Your comments and insight are very important to me and my readers.

Happy, healthy reading!


Milk: Debunking the Myths

March 20th, 2018

This post was sponsored by American Dairy Association Northeast. All thoughts are my own.  I grew up when the milkman delivered glass bottles of milk. My mom served milk to me and four siblings every morning. As a mom and registered dietitian, I always have milk in my refrigerator and serve it to my three kids at breakfast every morning. When the milk conversation comes up with friends and clients, some admit they don’t…

Giveaway: My new cookbook The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook

March 14th, 2018
I’m so thrilled to have my third cookbook  The Easy 5-Ingredient Healthy Cookbook: Simple Recipes To Make Healthy Eating Delicious released on April 3, 2018. This cookbook is all about quick, easy, simple ways to get healthy meals on your table. Right now you can only pre-order it on Amazon. Because March 13th is Registered Dietitian day, I wanted to do something extra special and giveaway an advanced copy of…

What the Heck Is Jackfruit?

March 7th, 2018
Have you been seeing a strange green spiky fruit hanging around your supermarket or showing up in your Instagram feed? Jackfruit has been around for thousands of years, but has recently gained popularity in the U.S. So what’s the story behind this relative of figs and is it something you should be trying? What is jackfruit?
Jackfruit is thought to have originated in India thousands of years ago, but can now be found in…

Product Review and Giveaway: simplyFUEL Protein Balls

March 5th, 2018
Have you noticed lots of balls and bites coming on the market lately? As part of my job I get to taste many of them. Hands down, these simplyFUEL Protein Balls are one of my favorites. Usually I get free samples to check if I like the nutrition and flavor, but these babies were so tasty that I put in an order on Amazon to get more! I contacted founder Mitzi Dulan, who agreed to send the winner of this giveaway two large bags of simplyFUEL…

Frozen Meals: Good or Bad?

February 27th, 2018
By: Sheridan Jonas, Contributing Blogger When you’re in a time crunch, it’s easy to turn to packaged frozen meals. However, mixed messages on the healthiness of frozen meals can be confusing. Are they healthy or filled with junk? The Good
  • Quick and portable: Time can be a major obstacle to preparing healthy meals. Instead of turning to fast food or take-out, some frozen meals can be a healthy alternative that are
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