With the start of 2019, you may be wondering what healthy food trends you should try this year. If there's one thing dietitians know, it's healthy food. And if there's one thing that dietitians who work in the media know, it's trending healthy food! Before you start buying all the new eats you see, find out what the experts say are the best bets to bring home from the store. Some of the hot new trends are expansions of what was hot in 2018, and some are brand new trends that stand on their own.
Like it or not, we're headed into a stressful time of year. No matter how awesome Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are (and they are awesome!), they can also create plenty of stress. You might be worried about hosting, what to eat during the holiday, or how to avoid gaining weight. Or maybe you're feeling social or financial stress. Whatever type of stress you're feeling, it's not good for you. After all, stress takes a toll on more than just your mental well being.
Looking for a new way to drink your tea? How about a tea latte? Warm up with a glass of this ginger-infused matcha green tea latte. It’s super easy to make! It’s been a long, hot summer in the northeast. But it’s finally starting to cool down, and I’ll soon be looking for ways to warm up. Fall is my favorite season, and I’m getting excited just thinking about its arrival!
Looking to vary up your breakfast routine? You have to try this overnight barley breakfast bowl with maple and chia seeds! It features loads of protein and fiber from a combo of plant-based and dairy ingredients—and it’s simply sweetened with pure maple syrup from Canada. Yum!
I've been to Florence twice, in 2011 and 2015. This northern Italy locale is by far one of my favorite European cities. That's probably because I love all things Italian cuisine, from fresh mushrooms to pasta to sparkling water. I'm often asked for my top recommendations on how to travel through this amazing city (and don't miss my tips for traveling like a girl in Europe!). Here are my best tips, from the perspective of a vegetarian registered dietitian nutritionist.
Need inspiration for what to make in your Instant Pot? This round-up of 27 breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert recipes will speed up your meal prep and cut down on your cooking time! Want your very own Instant Pot and cookbook? See below for details on my giveaway!
Healthy cooking doesn't have to take forever! Even though I don't have kids of my own, I like to focus on quick and easy recipes during this hectic time of year. I have lots of 10-minute (or less!) breakfasts, lunches, and dinners that your entire family will love. Ready to jot down my key ingredients for a stress-free back-to-school season?
Want to eat healthier without spending hours on meal prep? I use a few different kitchen gadgets that make it easy (and fun!) to cook nutritious food at home. If you think you're too busy to get all your fruits and vegetables in, this gear is sure to save the day! Ready to plan your next shopping spree with these affordable tools?
Are you tossing your melon rinds and orange peels in the trash? You're missing out! Cooking with food scraps is one of my favorite ways to bump up the flavor in meals without adding too many extra calories. Bonus: Reducing waste also helps me save at the store. Want to hear my best tips for getting more out of your next grocery haul?