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  • Mexican Street Corn (Off the Cob) August 21, 2018
    Living in Texas for 3 years, I developed a love for legit tacos. Like, an “every Friday night we NEED to go get tacos” kind of love. Torchy’s Tacos was one of my go-to spots and I never passed up an order of mexican street corn on the side. Now that I’m in Florida, I’ve... […]
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  • Quinoa Pizza Bites August 17, 2018
    These Quinoa Pizza Bites were one of the very first recipes I posted on my blog back in 2013. They needed a major refresh and some new photos. Back then, no one even knew how to pronounce quinoa! I added more “pizza toppings” this time for more flavor and a pop of color. These healthy... […]
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  • Quick Review of Brandless May 24, 2018
    I’m sure you’ve seen the ads for Brandless all over your social media too… common household products and pantry times, all for $3, with free shipping once you spend $39. They claim to take out the hidden costs you pay for name brand products and offer quality goods at a lower price. I was interested... […]
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  • Benefits of Time-Restricted Eating April 27, 2018
    My role as a dietitian is to guide my clients in determining the best nutrition habits, lifestyle and exercise routines, and stress-reduction techniques to help them feel healthy, confident, and comfortable. Over the past 8 years, I’ve learned that what works for one person is not going to work for everyone. The body is a... […]
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  • Spaghetti Squash Orecchietti Mushroom Soup February 5, 2018
    This is the one of the best soups I’ve ever made! Plus– it’s good for you. It is high in nutrients and packs major flavor. With a trio of mushrooms, the savory flavor is similar to miso soup (the popular starter at Japanese steakhouses) and I added a little kick with the jalapeno. The orrechietti... […]
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  • 5 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays November 27, 2017
    The holidays are here and that means cold and flu season is here as well. Many of us will have at least one flight or long road trip over the next month or so. Travel combined with high stress, skipping workouts, and being out of a healthy eating routine means you are all the more likely... […]
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  • Baked Pumpkin Oatmeal Bars November 20, 2017
    Recipe post by Megan Metropulos, MS, RD As the weather cools off, there’s nothing better than a warm bowl of oatmeal for breakfast. I don’t always have time to make stove-top oats in the morning, so baked oatmeal bars have become my new go-to. If you don’t like the texture of typical oatmeal, baked oatmeal may... […]
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  • 5 Easy Ways to Stick to Your Plant-Based Goals During the Holidays November 8, 2017
    If there was ever a time in the year where your health and fitness goals take a backseat, the holidays would be it. Parties, family, shopping, travel, post office runs, planning events, wrapping gifts… all of these extras tend to take precedence over packing your lunch or heading out for a run. It’s easy to say “I... […]
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  • Pumpkin Spice Granola October 20, 2017
    Recipe post by Megan Metropulos, MS, RD, LDN Has fall been officially renamed to pumpkin spice season yet?  One of the things I miss most about living up north is the cooler temperatures and changing leaves that Fall brings. We only get an occasional taste of fall weather in Florida, but I don’t let that stop... […]
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  • Does CLA Reduce Body Fat? October 4, 2017
    The claim Conjugated Linoleic Acid (CLA) is marketed as a diet supplement that helps with weight loss, decreasing body fat, and increasing lean body mass (muscle). What is CLA? CLA is a type of fat found naturally in milk, meat, eggs, sunflower oil, safflower oil, and mushrooms. Grass-fed animal products have higher CLA content. Non-fat and low fat... […]
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