Diary of a bodacious dietitian, Uncategorized

Wendy’s to remove antibiotic laden chickens from menu

I’m sure you guys have heard this oft-quoted, catchy Hippocrates saying: “Let food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food”. It seems that sometime before Google search, an animal agriculture executive must have sat down at the end of a hard day, had a few drinks and tried to recite this saying to his colleagues. “I… Read More Wendy’s to remove antibiotic laden chickens from menu

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Uncategorized

Vegan + gluten free banana peanut butter muffins

Two things are on my mind after this weekend- babies and muffins. Such a girly combo, right? Dr. P and I finally had the chance to hop the 2 hours south to meet our best friends’ 1-month old baby, J. J is adooorrable! We are heels above head, totally in love. And our friends are doing an amazing… Read More Vegan + gluten free banana peanut butter muffins

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, Nutrition, Uncategorized

Most (positively) delicious veggie lasagna

I was super happy last Sunday night. I felt like a Top Chef. Or at least one of those totally put together women. We know the ones- they host lavish dinner parties where guests whisper, “She is the best cook ever” while passing around homemade macaroons. Yes, that sounds delightful. I’m not quite there yet- but dreaming… Read More Most (positively) delicious veggie lasagna

Diary of a bodacious dietitian, Uncategorized

On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

Collectively, we’re an unhealthy bunch. Our children?  Vastly chubbier. Our blood pressure and cholesterol? Far higher. And our heart disease and cancer rates? Staggering as compared to 50 years ago. In the 1960s, only about 10% of us were obese. Today almost 40% of us are. I read an article today that also noted suicide and depression… Read More On where to start to lose weight and be healthier

Nutrition, Plant-based Eating, Uncategorized

Chickpeas + Fiber Highlight

Chickpeas- aka garbanzo beans- are finally getting some credit. With hummus making a dash from the foodie to the mainstream scene, more and more of us are dippin’ and divin’ into chickpea bliss. But these magic little beans are still underrated. We could use them way more than we do to add protein and fiber to dishes  or healthy snacking. They are vitality… Read More Chickpeas + Fiber Highlight

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On anxiety and fear

Sometimes life is like running through the dark with scissors along a landscape of jutting rocks. We live in a chaotic world. Our natural emotions surrounding this are anxiety and fear. They are our body’s natural reaction to change, and it usually serves to keep us stationary. When we tell ourselves, “No, I like where I am,… Read More On anxiety and fear