#FEEDTHENEED with intuition in the kitchen for baby’s first bites

Whether you are a parent, grandparent, guardian or caretaker you have a big role to play in helping your little ones to be nurtured and nourished every day. For children two years old and under you want to capitalize on

Pregnant Or Breastfeeding Nutrition: What You Eat Can Impact Your Baby’s Cognition

It’s smart to give your baby a healthy start and that means controlling what we can with our eating plan. Whether you are looking to conceive, are pregnant or nursing you want to be preventative, proactive and impactful with foods

Produce On The Plate To Help Make Your Holidays Great

Tis the season for food, friends and fun and let me emphasize food! Cookies, fruit cake, holiday dinners, buffets are part of what makes the season bright, right? How about if we add some produce in the mix as the

Produce and Pasta – Perfect Pairing for Sharing

Are you searching for meal ideas that can be prepped with ease that are sure to please? Pasta and produce is a flavor-filled combination that also delivers on nutrient amplification. How about penne with marinara, pasta e fagioli, minestrone, pasta

Cantaloupe Cucumber Prune Salsa

INGREDIENTS 1/3 cup chopped cucumber, not peeled 2/3 cup cantaloupe, cut into small bite sized chunks 2 Tablespoons, finely chopped red onion 5 prunes, finely chopped 1.5 teaspoons minced hot red chili pepper 1.5 Tablespoons chopped Italian flat leaf parsley

Be in the Know with Your Pro

Be in the Know with Your Pro As a registered dietitian and board-certified specialist in sports dietetics, I am all about communicating the importance of consistency, quality and quantity of foods to eat to strategize, optimize and realize goals. To

Let’s appreciate those who cultivate and create the produce on our plate

When I think of summer, visions of watermelon, tomatoes, berries, cherries, cucumbers, corn peppers and peaches make me hungry and happy. For all of us who have tried successfully or not to grow our own produce, we should have tons

Destress, get rest, and eat your best.

S-T-R-E-S-S! Good, bad, happy or sad- stress is a part of our lives. Deadlines, family issues, job security, money worries, relationships, and the list goes on and on. It is not so much that we experience stress but how we

Chews to Fuel Your Moves

As a sports dietitian working with athletes and active people, I like to communicate and educate on the benefits of fueling for long duration activity, or all day events to help optimize performance. Carbohydrate during longer duration exercise > 1

No Need to Reduce, It’s Time To Boost! Let’s Cheer, Not Fear, Fruits & Veggies.

When it comes to scare tactics that may prevent you from eating plants, we certainly aren’t here for it! The Environmental Working Group (EWG) published their annual “Dirty Dozen” list, which ranks fruits and vegetables according to pesticide levels deemed