Dietitians' Blog

You may have seen me on the news not too long ago talking about why counting calories is not a sustainable lifestyle change for health and weight management. When I work with clients I prefer to take the focus off the calories of each food and look more at the nutritional density of that food… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | August 9th, 2018

Salty Coconut & Turmeric Popcorn

Posted on August 3rd, 2018

Ingredients: 1/3 cup popcorn kernels (makes ~8 c) 2 T coconut oil (unrefined, virgin) 1 T ground turmeric 2 tsp coarse sea salt Directions: Heat a deep-bottomed pot or Dutch oven on medium-high heat. Add the coconut oil and a few popcorn kernels. When at least one of the kernels pops, add the remaining kernels… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | August 3rd, 2018

Combating Picky Eating

Posted on July 30th, 2018

Picky eating is a fairly common behavior for young children, so fear not if you’ve got picky eaters at home! Picky eating is usually temporary and will typically ends kiddos head off for school. Children often reject new fruits and vegetables based on their color, shape, or texture alone before they even taste the food…. Read more

Dietitians' Blog | July 30th, 2018

Food by the Trimester: 3rd Tri

Posted on July 20th, 2018

Hello third trimester – I can’t believe you are already here! The third trimester brings new enjoyments (said seriously and sarcastically) for most women. That baby is going through some rapid growth and adding on all the fat it needs to stay warm and for protection, which means you may feel even more hungry than… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | July 20th, 2018

Ask Your Reasor’s Dietitian: Mushrooms

Posted on June 11th, 2018

Today’s question comes from Bayley: “What good are mushrooms? What nutritional value do they offer?” That is a great question, Bayley! Mushrooms are not only nutrient dense but they are also easy to incorporate into a lot of the meals you are already eating! Personally, they are one of my favorite vegetables and are something… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | June 11th, 2018

Food by the Trimester: 2nd Tri

Posted on June 1st, 2018

If you are reading this then hopefully you have made it to your second trimester and starting to feel more like yourself again! The second trimester is a favorite for most because instead of nausea and fatigue you are feeling hungry and energized, you can learn your baby’s sex, you will probably start to feel… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | June 1st, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Beans & Legumes

Posted on May 31st, 2018

Ever wonder why the beans in Jack and the Beanstalk are magic? Because they are indeed just that… MAGIC! Beans not only are a tasty protein addition to Mediterranean Diet Month, but they are magical for your health and your wallet. Learn about different types of beans, how they are beneficial and even some tasty… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 31st, 2018

Mediterranean Diet: Cheese

Posted on May 25th, 2018

May is Mediterranean Diet Month, and this week we are focusing on cheese! While cheese is not consumed at every meal in the Mediterranean Diet, it sure makes a great snack to help reach three servings of dairy a day. There are several cheeses we can enjoy, but some of the cheeses specific to the… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 25th, 2018

Food by the Trimester: 1st Tri

Posted on May 18th, 2018

Congrats – you are expecting! Here is a quick run-down of some the things I found helpful during my first trimester and the dietary recommendations for expecting moms. CALORIES: At this point your baby is so small you don’t actually need any extra calories. As a dietitian and expectant mom I tried my best to… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 18th, 2018

Fats & The Mediterranean Diet

Posted on May 16th, 2018

Fear fats no more! For the longest time, foods were marketed as low fat or fat free – but that is a thing of the past. Fats are in and hopefully here to stay, thanks to the countless amount of research studies correlating a decreased risk for developing cardiovascular disease and death (things like heart… Read more

Dietitians' Blog | May 16th, 2018