Pre and post exercise nutrition is a popular nutrition topic. Exercise is directly affected by how you fuel your body. Finding the right balance can help optimize performance and recovery. Having adequate energy stores in your muscles will give you the ability to have a productive workout. It will also reduce the likelihood for muscle […]

How To

As a Registered Dietitian, I have many tips and tricks up my sleeve for improving your nutrition through small changes. I receive many similar questions from clients and I have turned them into this “How To” series. I love being able to address nutrition topics with simple steps and advice. Feel free to let me know […]


Eating a balanced diet is key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. That being said… STOP DIETING! It’s all about balance, portion control, and lifestyle changes. Macronutrients are what make up our diet: carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Each category has choices that are better than others. But, don’t think you need  to cut anything out of your […]


I have been lucky enough in my life to have traveled to many places around the world – France, Italy, Switzerland, and Peru to date. As I have gotten older I have learned to appreciate other cultures and cuisines. Since beginning this blog I have been to Peru for the sixth time (I have family there) […]