Valentines Day just passed, and before that the Super Bowl was on everyone’s calendar. These are two days with pretty iconic food (chocolate galore, nachos, pizza, wings, etc) and those “indulgences” can make a lot of people sweat. Better-for-you party snacks are all over pinterest, and there’s so much talk about how to order at… Continue reading The Importance of Patterns
I’m a total food documentary junkie! I’ve probably seen every food doc on Netflix, so of course I jumped at the chance to watch a new one when I heard about What the Health. The film has been getting tons of buzz lately – both positive and negative – and all the differing reactions can… Continue reading What the Health?
It’s not Monday, and it’s not “What I Ate Wednesday” but with a holiday week, I’m just now getting to recapping a weekend full of bright and yummy summertime eats! I actually took lots of food pictures recently so I thought I would dump them here and hopefully share a bit of inspiration! I’ll give… Continue reading Weekend Eats
I jokingly call myself a ‘professional intern’ sometimes, and yesterday I realized it’s kind of true! I have been interning every summer (and/or part time during the year) for the past FIVE YEARS of my life! My experiences have ranged from political offices to magazines to now my dietetic internship, and they have all been… Continue reading Pros and Cons of being an intern (plus my tips!)
I selectively curate my social media feed to include only people I truly agree with. I follow people who preach positivity, intuitive eating, flexibility, non diet mentality…you get the point….so much so that sometimes I forget there is still a vast majority of people walking around on a juice cleanse. It’s almost officially summer, and… Continue reading Do you need a “detox”?
Hello hello! It’s been a minute since I was on here, and I thought I would pop in to tell ya why! I just finished (well…kinda) my first year of my masters program! (so it’s been busy) Last fall I started the MPH/RD program at UNC Chapel Hill and now 2 semesters of class are… Continue reading Summer Updates
If you follow “foodie” instagram accounts, blogs, etc. you’re likely bombarded constantly by messages about how to eat. Eat clean, eat vegan, low carb is best, paleo will cure your every ailment, sugar is the devil. OR you might be seeing the opposite. Eat the cookie, have your cake, don’t stress about your food, carbs are… Continue reading Drop the food judgement