Easy Dinner Recipe Shrimp and Sugar Snap Peas 1 pound of shrimp 3/4 large green pepper, cut into chunks 1 8 ounce can of pineapple chunks 1 9 ounce package of frozen sugar snap peas 1 tsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. brown sugar 1/8 tsp. red pepper flakes 2 tsp. olive oil Peel and de-vein … Read moreShrimp and Sugar Snap Peas Recipe
Key Point: Eating more vegetables requires some planning. Wow! Who knew how challenging it would be eat more vegetables!! March is National Nutrition Month, and I decided I would work on practicing what I preach. The first week I was making sure to eat more vegetables. For me, this is a no brainer in the … Read more3 Tips for Eating More Vegetables: What I Discovered Last Week!
On a recent trip to Oregon we got to see a bit of the Hood River fruit growing area. I especially enjoyed the delicious pears that are now in season. Pears are a great source of fiber, with 6 grams in one medium pear. The pears pictured at the right are from the Draper Girls … Read moreFall Nutrition with Pears
Warm days continue into fall, and even after cooler weather arrives athletes and active people need to be sure to keep up their fluid intake. Here are some easy tips to help you personalize your hydration. Weigh yourself before training or competition and again afterwards. For every pound lost, drink 16 – 24 ounces of … Read more6 Tips to Stay Hydrated This Fall
That’s just what Ellyn Satter, a Registered Dietitian and Family Therapist, recommends in her Eating Competency Model. Satter developed her model after seeing that though people often feel guilty or worried about food, they often don’t actually follow published nutrition guidelines. Her mission is to help people feel joyful and confident about eating. Competent eaters … Read moreWould you like to take the worry out of eating?
I recently made a trip with 5 friends from my dietetic internship and thought it was interesting to see some trends. This trip started out with a car trip to our central destination, Pipestem State Park in southern West Virginia. From there we did long day trips to Beckley and to the Greenbrier Resort in … Read moreWhat do Registered Dietitians eat on vacation