Smoothie basics 101 – how to build a better smoothie

I have been on a huge smoothie kick this year which inspired me to do this post for you guys today! Smoothies can quickly become huge sugar and calorie bombs which kind of defeats the purpose of them. They are supposed to be a healthier option, not break the nutrition bank. Like these smoothies that…

Tazo dessert tea, coffee vs tea, and tea infused custard recipe!?

Some people have expressed interest in trying to eat a bit healthier while we have this break between thanksgiving and Christmas and I’ve felt the same way. My solution? Dessert tea! My biggest vice is desserts. I may be a dietitian but that doesn’t mean I just lost my taste buds or all of my…

Mellow out with these stress reducing supplements and adaptogens!

Stress. It affects everyone. And it’s one of the worst things for us. While it is a normal part of life, how we react and respond to it can greatly impact our health. When you get stressed out, your body releases hormones and neurochemicals aka the fight or flight response. Not responding to stress in…

The 411 on probiotics

So a real hot topic these days is probiotics! When I worked as a nutrition consultant at a health/holistic store last year, the number one supplement people came in for was probiotics. and apple cider vinegar. So I made sure to really brush up on my probiotic and prebiotic knowledge so I could help customers…