Celebrate Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day with Almonds!

As I mentioned last week, March is National Nutrition Month®, and today RDNs everywhere are celebrating Registered Dietitian Nutritionist Day! Check out last year’s post about RD Day to learn more about what a registered dietitian nutritionist does and how they can help you!  In honor of our special day, the Almond Board of California surprised RDNs around the country with a Nutritioulicious gift: Mmm…who doesn’t love anything cinnamon glazed?! The best part of the gift t… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: Week of March 10, 2014

You know what made me so happy this morning? I had strawberries in my cereal! That may not seem so exciting, but after a long winter of oranges and pears, I’m ecstatic to see a glimmer of spring and the colorful produce that comes with it! We’re not fully out of the woods yet with the cold, but we’re getting there, and this week’s menu includes another spring favorite of mine – asparagus. With spring coming, another thing I can’t wait for is taking walks outside and… read more »

National Nutrition Month® 2014: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right”

I’m a nutrition consultant for various food and beverage companies, but my opinions are my own. It’s March, and you know what that means. It’s National Nutrition Month®! As in years past, I want to share with you this year’s National Nutrition Month® (NNM) theme and remind you of some of the great things about registered dietitians and what we can do to help you make healthy choices! In case you haven’t heard of NNM before, it is “a nutrition education and information campaign create… read more »

Menu Plan Monday: Week of March 3, 2014

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a great weekend. Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month®? This year’s theme: “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right!” Come back tomorrow to learn more about NNM and this year’s theme. And for previous years’ themes, check out the Nutritioulicious blog archives. This time last week I was in sunny Orlando taping a segment for The Daily Buzz about National Nutrition Month and the Fresh Express 30-Day Salad Swap. Stay tuned for a… read more »

Mushroom Onion Quiche {Recipe}

As I mentioned yesterday, Sunday brunch is one of my favorite meals. It’s not so much about what’s served (although who doesn’t like traditional brunch foods?!) as it is about the calm and relaxation of a Sunday morning spent with friends and family without the rush of a weekday meal. Now that we have kids, Sunday brunch isn’t the same as it used to be, but there are some brunch recipes that can easily be made – and with the help of your kids, as you saw in yesterday’… read more »