Lazy Guy Dinners

May 14, 2014

This post isn’t for you, choir. It’s for those who are desperate to eat healthier and want to take some simple steps. I recently received a call from my brother-in-law, Andrew. He has amped up his weight training routine and wanted to know what I thought about the $50 tub of protein powder he just […]

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Guest RD: Healthy and Affordable Pantry Staples

May 13, 2014

Today’s post is from Kristine Duncan, MS, RD, CDE, who writes the blog Veg Girl RD. Kristine’s pantry staple recommendations will help you ensure you are always ready to cook something delicious! I can’t wait to make those baked garbanzos… My husband and I had a bit of a shock last year when he unexpectedly […]

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Day In The Life of Nutrition – II

May 8, 2014

Way back when Mazen was still a newborn I did a Day in the Life of Nutrition post. It was a fun way to do a self evaluation and see how I was doing as a new mom. This post is also a good reference for my thoughts on calories, weight loss and my needs […]

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Is Adrenal Fatigue Making You Fat?

April 29, 2014

Today’s guest post comes from Amari Thomsen, MS, RD, LDN, who writes the blog Eat Chic Chicago! Amari owns a nutrition practice and works with clients suffering from adrenal fatigue. Her post today will illustrate the consequences of chronic stress in the body and how proper nutrition can pave the way to a healthier lifestyle. […]

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Tips For Prep Day

April 22, 2014

We’ve been rockin’ the Sunday prep day since January when we dove head first into Cook Smarts. It has improved our family dynamics on the weeknights so much! More than just the time saved, I love how we have condensed the dishes we have to wash from multiple cutting boards, knives, colanders and things to […]

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Guest RD: Fueling For Sports

April 15, 2014

I bring you a new RD today – Jenna Braddock, MSH, RD, CSSD, LD/N who writes the blog Fresh Food Perspectives! Jenna is a mother of two and a part-time sports dietitian. She is here to tell you about her path to become a and then her recommendations for fueling before, during and after workouts. […]

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Then & Now

April 2, 2014
Grapefruit from Mission

When I think back to the days that I started this blog, I realize that I am now a very different version of my self. Despite the fact that I felt very adult at 24, I look back to those first few posts and see a young, young girl. That me was a newlywed, childless, […]

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