Posts tagged registered dietitian nutritionist
Plant-focused Shamrock Shake

It’s that time of year when McDonald’s rolls out the famous green Shamrock Shake. According to their website, it looks like they have revamped the St Patty’s Day treat by replacing regular vanilla ice cream with reduced fat and regular whipped cream with light. Bravo McDonalds.

While I teach and practice mindful and intuitive eating, if a client really, really WANTED

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Food of the Gods: Cacao Energy Truffle

This is without a doubt, one of my treasured recipes that I created with the late Jim Thomas of R. Thomas Restaurant and Grille in Atlanta over 15 years ago. He wanted to add some new food items onto the menu and consulted with me. I showed him how to make my favorite

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✧ Upbeet Repeat ✧

Anyone who really knows me is aware of my profound and undying love for Upbeet.  Ever since they opened on the West-side (insert gang sign throwing emoji here) almost a year ago, I’ve been a regular there. Since I live across 75 in Midtown, I don’t frequent it as much as I would like to.  Which is ridiculous because I’m like, only 10 minutes away.

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Upbeet... My Dream Healthy Restaurant!

I've always said that I would love to open a healthy restaurant that served organic, locally- and ethically-sourced ingredients in a casual, hip setting.  The menu would include my daily personal favorites and would have to include: fresh veggie juices and smoothies with awesome salads with healthy dressings and grain bowls - perhaps a couple other healthy sweet treats.  When dining out I've usually had to "sacrifice nutrition for convenience" which is why I prep so much at home.  Plus I actually enjoy playing with food, creating healthy new recipes with the ingredients I have available.  That was a skill my stepmom had and I always admired it - eventually replicated it with the plant-based twist.

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