Category Archives: Nutrition

Product Alert!

Hiya from the Louisiana Dietetic Association conference in Lafayette, LA! In our little goodie bags, we got this packet of calcium and vitamin D supplement powder, so obviously I had to try it out. It is AWESOME! Not too sweet, … Continue reading

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Bein’ a BRAT

As previously mentioned, I had a pretty bad stomach virus last week that caused me to lose what little food was in my stomach. At times like that it can be nearly impossible to even think about food, much less … Continue reading

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Waste not, want not

This is the beginning to tonight’s teriyaki salmon stir fry (my favorite!) and a poor girl’s dream! The base of tonight’s version is zucchini (less than $2/lb) and broccoli stems, which are free once you’ve cut off the florets to … Continue reading

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Multigrain apple yogurt breakfast parfait

Happy St. Patrick’s parade day New Orlenians! Bring 1 cup of water, salted, to a boil with 1/2 cup mixed grains (I used bulgur, buckwheat groats, and oats) 1 T raisins, and spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg). Once boiling, pour in … Continue reading

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Think chocolate hazelnut spread is healthy?

Think again. Just did a side by side comparison with chocolate frosting we had for last minute birthday cupcakes. The stats for a 2-tablespoon serving: total calories 130 frosting, 230 jif. Total fat 5g frosting, 14g jif. Sat fat 1.5g … Continue reading

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The weekend in produce and what the F to do with a buttload of kale

So I purchased a massive quantity of hardy greens AGAIN, and no I don’t really have a plan for it all or room in the refrigerator but this time I had a good reason: the massive bunch of kale was … Continue reading

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BIG NEWS!

My dog is really freakin cute. Okay but seriously. The Great Value brand of plain Greek yogurt has the taste AND texture of Chobani!!! And the big tub is only $3.98!!! This is the best thing that has happened to … Continue reading

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