Mediterranean Veggie Pasta (High-Protein, Gluten-Free, Vegetarian)
This delicious Mediterranean Veggie Pasta with pesto makes for a healthy, plant-based dinner. Make extra for lunch the next day- you’re going to thank yourself! Traditional pasta tastes great (duh), but they often lack protein and fiber! Upgrade your traditional vegetarian or vegan pasta recipes by using a high protein pasta made from chickpeas, lentils,… Read More»
A Berry Healthy Valentine’s Day Smoothie Bowl
Show yourself some love & blend up a delicious Smoothie Bowl for Valentine’s Day! You’re a smooth[ie] operator 😉 I’m all for boxes of chocolates and candy hearts but leading up to the most romantic day of the year, I still want to eat nutritious meals that satisfy my sweet tooth! Cue this Valentine’s Day… Read More»
Date Brownies (for an easier labor!)
I read a study that showed that women who ate dates in the 4 weeks prior to labor significantly reduced the need for induction and interventions in labor. It was a small study, but eating dates can’t hurt, right? So I bought dates. And they sat in my pantry for a week, untouched. I realized… Read More»
Should You Go Gluten-Free?
As registered dietitian nutritionists, we often get asked from clients about whether or not they should follow a gluten-free diet and if so, how?
This article will help you decide if you should (or should not!) try a gluten-free diet an if so, better understand what to avoid in food.
Dietitian’s Guide: Healthy Options at Starbucks
Coffee lovers and Starbucks rewards members, take notes. Kait Richardson RDN shares the healthiest food and drink options at your local coffeeshop.
What is the Sirtfood Diet? Should I Try It?
The sirtfood diet was developed by two “celebrity” nutritionists in the UK and has recently rocketed to the top of this year’s top diet trends due to the claim that Adele has used it to lose 40+ lbs. Adele has not personally confirmed doing the sirtfood diet OR how much weight she has lost. The… Read More»
Simple Festive Fall Salad
Suuure, soups are “on trend” for fall but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a seasonal salad, too! Balanced, healthy salads make for a great weekday lunch, even during the cooler months. I’m a simple gal when it comes to lunch, but that does not mean I don’t want my meals to lack texture, flavor, or nutrition. Cue this healthy and festive fall salad!
4 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Got Pregnant
1. DHA, a fatty acid essential for brain development, is NOT in most prenatal supplements. Around the time my husband and I started trying to get pregnant, a local health foods store was closing for good and having a major sale. I stocked up on 4 different brands of prenatal supplements. I had heard from… Read More»
5 Steps to Meal Planning Like a Champ!
Cooking meals at home is key to making impactful, healthy changes to your diet.
However, meal planning out what you’re going to prepare ahead of time is crucial for success.
Here are 5 steps to help you organize your menu, feel prepared when your go to the store and meal plan like a boss!
Cilantro Lime Shrimp Power Bowls
‘Cuz boring salads are NEVER a part of our plan at Nutrition Awareness! We are all about prepping ahead of time and making healthy decisions EASY. You can easily prep 4 meals in less than 30 minutes with this summery refreshing recipe. So what IS a power bowl? Power bowls are a great way to… Read More»