Healthier Vegetarian Enchiladas

This vegetarian enchilada recipe is a perfect way to kick off the new year! For lovers of Mexican food, this Skinnytaste dish does not disappoint and it puts a healthy spin on your traditional enchiladas using low carb whole wheat tortillas and incorporating extra veggies. For all those meat eaters, don’t worry…..these enchiladas have plentyContinue reading “Healthier Vegetarian Enchiladas”

Healthy Infused Water Recipes

If you’re like many of my patients you crave having flavor in the beverages you drink and get bored drinking regular water. Infused water recipes can be a healthy compromise between plain water and sugary drinks like soda, juice, and sweetened teas. Soft drinks essentially offer no nutrients but can effortlessly skyrocket your daily calorieContinue reading “Healthy Infused Water Recipes”

Blackened Salmon

As we sizzle into the month of August, I thought I would share this spicy and delicious salmon recipe that has become a favorite in my household. This recipe pairs great alongside a strawberry spinach salad or with sauteed vegetables. Salmon is a good source of the heart healthy omega 3 fats EPA and DHA.Continue reading “Blackened Salmon”

Crustless Summer Zucchini Pie

For the month of July, the dietitian is featuring this tasty summer zucchini pie. This Skinnytaste recipe gives you a healthy and savory spin on pie. With the 4th of July just around the corner, this recipe would be a great potluck item. It also works well as a summer dinner paired with a sideContinue reading “Crustless Summer Zucchini Pie”

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

The Mediterranean Quinoa Salad is the dietitian’s featured healthy recipe for the month of June. Quinoa is a unique whole grain with added health benefits because it contains all nine essential amino acids and is a good source of iron, magnesium, zinc, and folate. This recipe is great as a side dish for chicken andContinue reading “Mediterranean Quinoa Salad”

7 Ideas for a Healthier Easter Basket

Easter is just around the corner, and this week’s post is going to help you build a healthier Easter basket this year. As a major chocolate lover, don’t get me wrong, I am not suggesting you have to eliminate the candy all together. Instead, take some of these suggestions to help build a basket withContinue reading “7 Ideas for a Healthier Easter Basket”

Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System

While you’re doing your part to fight the Coronavirus by staying at home, spend a little extra time building a healthy immune system to give yourself and your loved ones an extra layer of protection. Boost your immunity by choosing healthy nutrient rich foods. Certain nutrients play an important role in your body’s immunity defenseContinue reading “Three Powerful Nutrients To Strengthen Your Immune System”

Healthy Homemade Spaghetti Recipe

INGREDIENTS Marinara Sauce: 2 (14.5 ounce) cans stewed tomatoes 1 (6 ounce) can tomato paste 4 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 6 tablespoons olive oil 1/3 cup finely diced onion 1/2 cup white wine PREP TIME: 15-20 MINS COOK TIME:Continue reading “Healthy Homemade Spaghetti Recipe”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight

Happy Valentine’s Day! It’s officially here, the special holiday of celebrating the ones you love. Whether you’re planning to eat chocolate yourself or will be buying it for someone special, today’s final key to a healthy heart will speak to the health benefits found in dark chocolate. Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants called flavonoidsContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 3- Dark Chocolate Delight”

3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats

Dietary fat has this notoriously bad reputation. You hear the word fat and automatically think any food with fat is unhealthy or will make you gain weight. The shocking truth however is that fat is actually an important part of a healthy and balanced diet. The second key to keeping your heart healthy is toContinue reading “3 Keys To A Healthy Heart This Valentine’s Day: Key 2- Eat Healthy Fats”