Diary of a bodacious dietitian, For moms, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Recipes

Easy Toddler Meals: Gluten-free Butternut Squash, Carrot, and Parmesan Pasta

Baby Bee started out being a picky eater. Here she is at 6 months sampling a veggie puree…   Ha! Poor Bee. It’s tough being a baby. Would you readily bite into a bizarre thing? A giant shoving it in your face, making peculiar noises and coaxing you with “Yumyums” which really is nonsense noise… Read More Easy Toddler Meals: Gluten-free Butternut Squash, Carrot, and Parmesan Pasta

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, For moms, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating

The great grocery store debacle, eating on a budget, and vegan fruit sandwiches

I’ve been counseling people on how to eat right on a budget for the better part of a decade, but life gets busy, yo. I don’t always follow my own advice. But now that Dr. P and I are on a mission to not buy anything, I’m eager to see how much we can additionally… Read More The great grocery store debacle, eating on a budget, and vegan fruit sandwiches

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, For moms, Uncategorized

Healthy mac and cheese, a maqui powder mistake, and pregnancy cravings

At the risk of sounding like a 4th grader’s diary entry- soo much has happened since I last wrote! I’ve had a few months of brain-space-otherwise-occupied. Here are the highlights: We got pregnant. I got laid off. I started another full time dietitian  job (first day was today!) I began a part-time private practice. I chopped my hair… Read More Healthy mac and cheese, a maqui powder mistake, and pregnancy cravings

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, For moms

Quality relationships for a longer life

What is the secret ingredient to a long + happy life? Good genes help. And good jeans help. But honestly? Quality friendships provide the biggest boost. According to the Mayo Clinic, having people we can count on can: Intensify belonging and purpose Promote happiness and decrease stress Improve self-confidence and self-efficacy Help us better deal with bad… Read More Quality relationships for a longer life