Clean Food Finds

Roasted Butternut Squash with Broccoleaf Greens

September 29, 2014
butternut squash with greens

Caramelized and roasted butternut squash tossed with sweet broccoli leaves — step aside kale, there’s a new super-green in town! Greens are my absolute favorite plant food and I love incorporating different varieties into my meals. My salads typically contain 2-3 different types of greens and I’m always looking for ways to fold greens into […]

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My 8 Top Trader Joe’s Finds

July 10, 2014
trader joe

Trader Joe’s has been creating food especially for me. Well not officially, but that’s how it feels these days. Inspired by this post from The Kitchn, I thought it was high time I shared some favorite finds from my neighborhood TJs. Here goes: The raw, fermented sauerkraut is my most recent find and probably the most […]

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Lemony Zucchini Noodles with Spinach, Cherries & Pine Nuts

June 25, 2014
lemony zucchini noodles

Summer is officially here and for me that means….zucchini! One of my favorite ways to enjoy the bounty of zucchini coming my way is by making zucchini noodles. I love transforming my favorite pasta dishes into light, low-carb spiralized meals that satisfy and delight. What is a spiralizer? A spiralizer is a way to turn zucchini […]

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Miso Broccoli and Quinoa Salad

January 15, 2014
miso broccoli quinoa salad

Ever wish you had a “how to eat” manual that was chock full of eating strategies, yet small enough you could keep in your purse? If so, I’ve got the answer for you. Meet my colleague and fellow RD/Nutritionist, Lauren Slayton (@foodtrainers) who recently wrote The Little Book of Thin, Plan-It-to Lose It Solutions for […]

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{Friday Food Finds} Time Saving Kitchen Gadgets

March 22, 2013

It’s Friday, friends.  Time for some fun food finds for you. Today I’m talking kitchen gadgets. Things that make your life easier in the kitchen. I kinda love gadgets…but only truly useful ones.  That’s why I’m sharing a few favorites I turn to every day to store, cook, and prep food easier. Here you go: […]

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{Friday Food Finds} Great Smoothie Add-Ins

March 15, 2013

It’s Friday Food Finds!  Today I’m happy to share awesome smoothie-making food finds with you.  Just a few fun things you can add to your smoothies to increase the nutritional value, the flavor and overall deliciousness! Here we go: Peanut butter powder is great to use when you want the flavor of peanuts but not […]

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Energy Bar Review:: A Few Fabulous Finds

September 26, 2012

I went to the Natural Foods Expo East last weekend.  All I can say is…wow.  What an amazing experience speaking with the developers and creators of so many different products.  I could have spent the entire day on the exhibitor floor but had only three short hours to get it all done. Needless to say, […]

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{Back to School} Low Sugar Breakfast, Lunch, and Snack Ideas

September 17, 2012

I was on my local WUSA channel 9 news at noon recently talking about low sugar food options for the kiddos.  Being on live TV is always a bit intimidating…but it’s kinda fun, too.  I’ll admit I was a little starstruck chatting it up with KC Hayward, since I grew up watching her on the […]

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