what to do when you’re out of your routine

traveling on an airplane for vacation

Having just come back from a wonderful weekend in Chicago [Yay, FNCE 2017!], it got me thinking a bit about routines. And how they can be so helpful yet, also make us feel crazy, depending on the degree to which we stick to them. I’ll be the first to admit that I find watching “morning […]

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weekend recap: fnce 2017

chicago city skyline

I love my career choice for many reasons but another fantastic aspect is the great community. Relative to other professions, there’s a fairly small group of us dietitians in the United States. A quick Google search tells me there’s less than 100,000 whereas there’s over 3 million nurses, for example. But don’t fret, we’re a […]

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fall favorites

It’s time for another favorites post — this time a fall favorites! This is another one of those posts that I always love scrolling through on other blogs. Maybe I’m just nosy, but regardless, if you also curious about what someone else has been enjoying lately, read on!   St. Ives Body Wash // Specifically in […]

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acorn squash breakfast bowl

  All your favorite breakfast goodies put in one sweet acorn squash bowl to make us feel like fall has finally arrived.   I love this acorn squash breakfast bowl because it means that fall has arrived and brought squash season with it! One of my favorite vegetables is winter squash — pretty much of […]

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eats lately

donuts sprinkles chocolate glaze

I’ve got a new style of post for y’all today! It’s a mish-mash of random meals + snacks that I’ve had over the past few weeks or so. The disclaimer with this post [and any other blogger’s post of this kind] is to remember that it’s not all inclusive. I don’t always remember to take […]

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spaghetti pie

spaghetti pie pasta casserole

A nostalgic casserole born from the unexpected merging of two classic comfort foods: spaghetti + pie. Upon first mention of the phrase spaghetti pie, you might scrunch your nose thinking this could be some ugly mash-up meant to be eaten only as a dare. But you’d be wrong. This is meant to be eaten for […]

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breaking it down: milk alternatives

milk cream coffee pour barista

Hello, friends! Today we’re back to discuss another staple in most kitchens — milk! But we’re going to focus on the non-dairy options / alternatives that have been flying off the shelves lately. Let’s start with the original: straight up cow’s milk. Most of us associate milk with calcium and vitamin D which are both […]

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joyful movement

Today’s topic is one of the 10 principles of Intuitive Eating [affiliate link] To read a little bit more about these principles check out this post, too! If you had asked me 10 years ago if I thought “joyful” and “movement” could be one and the same, I probably would have laughed. Because most of what we hear […]

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pumpkin chocolate chip bread

pumpkin chocolate chip bread slice

A moist, melt-in-your mouth pumpkin loaf made with whole wheat flour, warm spices + chocolate, of course! It’s here everyone. As I’m writing this, it is the first day of fall 2017! I know I’m not alone in loving all things fall. Including both the weather + the food. Whether we want to admit it […]

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cleanse

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If you’re checking out this blog post to hear about the latest + greatest cleanse or detox to reset your body, ya ain’t gonna find it here. Cleanses/detoxes are not necessary nor are they backed by scientific evidence. Our liver + kidneys do an amazing job keeping our bodies “free of toxins” so that we […]

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