Want Energy?  Let’s talk SLEEP!

Want Energy? Let’s talk SLEEP!

If we are talking about energy, we must start by talking about sleep.  Why you should care:  Lack of sleep is associated with chronic conditions, weight gain and weaker immune system.  Yikes. Goal 7-8 hours per night yet most of us...

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Fast Food Done Healthy

Fast Food Done Healthy

Yes.  You can make healthy food choices at fast food restaurants.  I promise.  Now, as far as will power goes, that is another story!  Well everyone else is meal prepping to eat the same baked chicken and veggies all week long, I thought I share with you another...

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Foods that Fight the Flu

Foods that Fight the Flu

It's that time of year!!  Ah, November.  The time of year when it's above 70 degrees and there are Christmas advertisements EVERYWHERE.  Can we just give Thanksgiving a chance?!  Sigh.  Look, it's about to be GO time.  Thanksgiving....

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Only Treats Here!

Only Treats Here!

Happy Halloween!  Cue up the Mandy Moore, because I am talking CANDY!  We all remember that one house when we were little.  No, not the one that passed out the king size candy bars (bless you…by the way).  The other house, the house who, on...

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Beef:  It’s what should be for dinner

Beef: It’s what should be for dinner

Before I begin, this is not a plug for beef.  Nor is this an attack on vegans or vegetarians.  This here lil post is in beef’s defense.  I am not associated with the beef council; I am just a dietitian from Texas who wants you to stop feeling guilty...

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Pulse Check on Pulses

Pulse Check on Pulses

For my non dietitian friends, you might be asking yourself, "What the f are pulses?!"  So glad you asked dear friends!  Pulses are beans, lentils and peas....and they are AWESOME.  Banished by the fools that follow paleo (if you know me at all, you know...

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