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”

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”

Bake like a boss this holiday season

One of my favorite childhood memories at Christmas is making homemade sugar and gingerbread cookies with my mom and sister each year. The house would be filled with this heavenly aroma of sugary sweetness, and my sister and I would get to apply our inner art skills with joy and grace to every cookie weContinue reading “Bake like a boss this holiday season”

Day-After-Thanksgiving Salad Recipe

If you still have some Thanksgiving left overs and are looking for a recipe that’s a little on the lighter side, this day-after-Thanksgiving recipe is perfect. You can use your holiday left overs to make a leaner meal post holiday splurge. The salad will utilize some of your favorite Thanksgiving flavors without overdoing it inContinue reading “Day-After-Thanksgiving Salad Recipe”

Healthy holiday hacks: 5 tips to eat healthy this holiday season

The holidays are a joyous time of year filled with family gatherings, annual traditions, and let’s not forget the fabulous food!! I myself get excited every time the holidays roll around each year.  Another less fortunate trend of the holiday season is found in expanding waistlines. The Calorie Control Council estimates the average holiday mealContinue reading “Healthy holiday hacks: 5 tips to eat healthy this holiday season”

How to Make a Healthier Homemade Pumpkin Bread

One of my favorite parts of the fall is all things pumpkin. I love going to the pumpkin patch, carving pumpkins, roasting pumpkin seeds, and of course savoring all pumpkin flavored foods. Everything from pumpkin pie, to pumpkin ice cream, and pumpkin soup…..the list goes on and on. One of my newfound fall favorites overContinue reading “How to Make a Healthier Homemade Pumpkin Bread”