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  • Healthiest Picks at Epcot Food and Wine Festival September 19, 2019
    Heading to Epcot Food & Wine this weekend? You actually CAN eat pretty healthy while you’re there. I was surprised at how many great options were available. There are tons of veggies and tasty lean proteins on the menus, plus some plant-based options as well! Here are your healthiest picks, organized by booth: Flavors from... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Protein Ice Cream September 18, 2019
    Craving something sweet and cold but don’t want all the added sugar in traditional iced treats? Try this quick recipe for protein ice cream! Whenever I post this to our Instagram, I get lots of questions so I decided to share in blog form. When made correctly, the texture reminds me of a Wendy’s Frosty.... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • What Should I Order at Starbucks? August 24, 2019
    Looking for healthy options at Starbucks? We’re sharing our dietitian-approved picks for drinks, snacks, and meals on the go. Don’t go to the Starbucks website and use their “delicious drinks under 200 calories” guide to order. The only 2 things listed are calories and fat. What about sugar, Starbucks? Best drinks: Black, green, or herbal... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Review of Freshly by a Dietitian August 16, 2019
    If you don’t want to read through this whole post, I’ll give it to you in 4 words: I FREAKING LOVE IT. Maybe this is just a weird thing about me personally, but I’m never as excited about a meal I made myself as I am for one someone else cooked for me. It could... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Veggie Mexican Lasagna July 15, 2019
    Lasagna without the noodles. Taco casserole. Enchilada pie. Whatever you want to call it, this Veggie Mexican Lasagna is the perfect thing to whip up on a Sunday when you don’t feel like meal prepping. You only need one pan, a can opener, and an oven. It makes a ton of food and feels indulgent... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Protein-Packed Thai Peanut Pasta Salad June 19, 2019
    Looking for a high-protein, plant-based recipe to meal prep for lunches or bring to your next summer BBQ? If so, you have come to the right food blog! This Thai Peanut Pasta Salad is so yummy even routine meat-eaters won’t notice it’s vegan friendly. Bonus? The trifecta of chickpea pasta, homemade peanut sauce, and veggies... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • What is CBD Oil? June 13, 2019
    Cannabidiol (CBD) has been making headlines in both the media and medical field, but what is it and why is it suddenly so popular? CBD is non-addictive substance found in the cannabis sativa plant (marijuana) and hemp plant. While CBD boasts many potential therapeutic benefits, it won’t get you stoned in isolated doses. The compound... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • 9 Reasons Your Scale Weight Fluctuates June 11, 2019
    Ever feel like you do everything right when it comes to weight loss but for some reason, the scale jumps up? Even after a “perfect day” of eating healthy and exercising, your weight doesn’t move the way you want it to? It’s common to want to throw in the towel when your weight doesn’t drop... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Make Your Own Perfect Bars (Copycat Recipe) May 22, 2019
    I’m not going to lie, I love protein bars (the good ones!). They’re the perfect afternoon pick-me-up with a little sweetness to satisfy my chocolate cravings. But if you’re buying the bougie ones at $3.50 per bar, they can get pretty expensive if you eat them a few times a week. So, why not make... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD
  • Instant Pot® Tuscan Chicken Chili May 20, 2019
    I’ve been getting more requests for healthy and easy Instant Pot® recipes lately. This is one of my favorite kind of recipes– you only use one pan and you’re basically just throwing a bunch of stuff together, hitting a button, then going to do something else for 30 minutes. Instant Pot® Tuscan Chicken Chili Makes 4-5 servings... […]
    Megan Ware, RDN, LD