Tag Archives: meal planning

A Day in the Life of a Gluten-Free Eater

A Day in the Life of a Gluten-Free Eater

I didn’t always follow a gluten-free lifestyle, but as I started to become aware of the fact that the foods I ate every day were affecting my health and well-being, something clicked. I began to realize that certain foods just didn’t sit well with me ...
Health Raiser Spotlight: Paige

Health Raiser Spotlight: Paige

Feeling good as you age gracefully is no easy task. Paige, our Health Raiser of the Week, can attest to that. Over time, our bodies just don’t respond to French fries the way they did in high school. But, as Paige points out, learning to adapt to the ...
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 ...
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 ...
How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget

I stopped into my local  vitamin  store the other day, and my purchases (whole flax seed, fish oil tablets and raw cacao nibs) prompted a comment from the cashier. “What do you do with all of that?” he asked. We fell into a conversation a ...