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What I Eat in a Day: Sharing is Caring

What I Eat in a Day: Sharing is Caring

I’m all about sharing! And I love that Vitacost shares so many great recipes from creative foodies and fellow health fanatics. When I found this breakfast quinoa recipe here, I had to try it out. So this week, I’ll take you through the st ...
Jungle Gyms Aren’t Just for Kids

Jungle Gyms Aren’t Just for Kids

Though obviously not in a hurry to rain or shine, spring is coming…I promise! As those winter blues melt away, it will be time to hunker down and get in bathing-suit-body form. Skipped the January gym specials? No problem. These warmer days are the b ...
Paleo Brownie Sundae

Paleo Brownie Sundae

This is the restaurant dessert that requires every ounce of willpower to avoid. You can practically feel the fat settling on your hips and thighs just looking at the menu’s foodporn-images (sigh). While brownie sundaes may not be the healthiest ...
Spinana Pancakes with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Spinana Pancakes with Homemade Strawberry Syrup

Parents with picky kids know: feeding them vegetables can be about as easy as…bedtime after a birthday party. Here’s an easy way to sneak in a serving of leafy greens. These “spinana” pancakes combine a cup of spinach with soft bananas, sweet cinnamo ...
Carrot Cake Pancakes

Carrot Cake Pancakes

I bet I can get you up and out of bed with three words: Carrot Cake Pancakes. The special-occasion-only dessert is rich, (almost overly) sweet and layered with calories galore. But because I love it so, I recreated the carrot cake by flipping it into ...
Lactic Acid is Not Why You’re Sore

Lactic Acid is Not Why You’re Sore

Leg day? Yeah, you’re going to feel it but not for the reason you might think. It’s an old misconception that lactic acid buildup is the cause of post-exercise muscle soreness. It’s not. But it is the reason you feel a burning sensa ...
What a Registered Dietitian Eats in a Day

What a Registered Dietitian Eats in a Day

As a registered and licensed dietitian, you can imagine how many times I’m asked, “So, Kristen, what do you eat to stay healthy?” You may have the notion that nutrition professionals are really strict with their diets and count ever ...