Salmon Barley Bowl with Chipotle Miso Sauce

Salmon Barley Bowl with Chipotle Miso Sauce

Packed with bold flavors and fresh ingredients, this nourishing salmon barley bowl with chipotle miso sauce is the perfect make ahead meal that is sure to keep you full and satisfied. It’s over 100 degrees outside here in Texas, and heat exhaustion, or as I like to call it – heat poison, is ever soRead more

Homemade 2 Ingredient Date Syrup

Homemade 2 Ingredient Date Syrup

This homemade date syrup is a super easy and inexpensive natural sweetener that you can add to just about any of your favorite recipes, like yogurt, oatmeal, smoothies, and dips. Today, I introduce to you a natural sweetener that is sure to become a kitchen staple: 2-ingredient date syrup. This is NOT sugar-free since datesRead more

Gratitude

Gratitude – A Natural Way to Fight Stress and Anxiety

“Stress can be an addiction and worry can be our lunge for control and we forget the answer to this moment is always yes because of Christ.” – One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp A thought dawned on me as I was teaching a nutrition class on proper sugar management. And it lingered… During theRead more

Gluten-Free Spaghetti and Meatballs

Simple Spaghetti and Meatballs (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

This classic Italian-American dish- spaghetti and meatballs – gets a gluten-free and dairy-free makeover.  It’s a quick and easy, tasty, and nutritious recipe to add to your weeknight repertoire.  Our house is finally out on the market, and while we’d hoped to be drowning in offers after the first week, that’s hardly the case. It’s been extremelyRead more

Grilled Watermelon and Mint Salad

Grilled Watermelon and Mint Salad

Serve up this nutritious and patriotic grilled watermelon and mint salad this Fourth of July! Combined with blueberries and feta cheese, this red, blue, and white spirited salad is sure to be a crowd pleaser.  The Fourth of July is upon us, and something tells me that wherever you are in the country, there willRead more

4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways Cover

4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways E-Cookbook Launch

4 Southern registered dietitians redefine Southern cuisine in this 4 Southern Staples, 4 Ways E-Cookbook. There’s so much more to Southern food than fried foods, biscuits and gravy, and we hope to inspire you to embrace one of our country’s most iconic and beloved cuisine!  You guys!!!! The day has finally come to introduce youRead more

Cauflilower buns (gluten-free, dairy-free)

Cauliflower Buns (Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free)

A gluten-free alternative to traditional hamburger buns that you can pick up with your hands! These low-carb cauliflower buns are super easy to make and taste exceptional!  As I’ve mentioned, the majority of the clients I counsel have multiple food allergies/sensitivities, with gluten and dairy being two of the most common triggers. Of all the foods,Read more

Tofu Frittata with Teriyaki Sauce

Tofu Frittata with Teriyaki Sauce

Asian meets Italian in this quick and easy, tofu frittata. Drizzle with teriyaki sauce and you’ve got yourself a meal you can enjoy anytime of the day!  My mornings are the least crazy and my most favorite time of day. Yup. You read that correctly. It’s when my mind is the sharpest (guess when I’mRead more

Vegetarian Arugula Chickpea Power Salad

Vegetarian Arugula Chickpea Power Salad

I’m totally OBSESSED with tomatoes right now. One of my clients so graciously brought me some of the most gorgeous heirloom tomatoes from her garden the other day, and I just wanted to kiss her. Let that be a warning to anyone who brings me fresh produce. It may just happen one of these daysRead more

4 healthy ways to handle food cravings

4 Healthy Ways to Handle Food Cravings

In a previous post, I talked about sugar, its effects on hormones, and how to deal with sugar cravings. Today I want to expand upon that topic and talk about hunger vs. cravings and how to handle the latter in a healthy way. These past couple of weeks, I’ve wanted a bowl of ice creamRead more