Holidays

40+ Healthy Memorial Day Recipes to Add to Your Menu

A roundup of healthy Memorial Day recipes, including burgers, desserts, drinks, and more, to make your celebrations a hit! For a while, I wasn’t sure if the sun was ever going to emerge again. Day after day of rain, wind, and all around gloomy weather left me wondering if summer was actually coming this year. I guess all the wishful thinking and pulling out the summer wardrobe paid off now that the sun (and heat) is suddenly here in full swing! And it’s just in time for the season’s kickoff, Memoria… read more »

Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookies {Recipe}

Welcome spring with this sweet and tangy Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookie recipe bursting with bright flavor! Today’s post is written by Emily Cooper, a self-proclaimed “running, peanut butter lovin’ registered dietitian in Portland, Maine” and blogger at Sinful Nutrition. I’m so excited to have her share her Lemon Poppy Seed Thumbprint Cookie recipe and a fun story about the inspiration behind it. Take it away Emily… I don’t know about you, but aro… read more »

Strawberry Kefir Smoothie {Recipe}

This bright and creamy Strawberry Kefir Smoothie is filled with good-for-your-gut probiotics and is a quick and easy breakfast or snack that will satisfy your tastebuds. This recipe originally appeared in the Febryary 2017 issue of Today’s Dietitian Magazine. I was compensated for writing the original article, “Probiotic-Rich Kefir,” and developing the recipe, but I was not compensated for sharing the column or magazine with readers on my blog. All opinions are my own. I’m not go… read more »

Health Benefits of Cocoa + Whole Grain Double Chocolate Muffins {Recipe}

Learn about the health benefits of cocoa and how to add more to your diet, starting with a recipe for Whole Grain Double Chocolate Muffins! This post, recipe, and images are by Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN Valentine’s Day always stirs up visions of flowers, candy, and most importantly, lots of chocolate! While you may think that all of those chocolate kisses (or these chocolate peanut butter truffles!) will cause chaos in your body, you’ll be surprised to learn otherwise. Everyone’s hear… read more »

10 Practical Lifestyle Changes You Can Make for a Healthier New Year

Make the New Year the healthiest one yet with these 10 practical lifestyle changes! This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. The New Year is just a few days away, and if you’re like most people, you’re talking about resolutions. Although any time of the year is a great time to reassess your habits, a lot of people view the New Year as a clean slate and the perfect time to start making healthy li… read more »