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The ultimate guide to meal planning success

The ultimate guide to meal planning success

As a dietitian, I am of the opinion that establishing a meal planning habit is one of the best things we can do for our health. That's because it is so much easier (and less stressful!) to eat healthy when we've planned ahead. Whether you are an avid meal planner or...

Beef Bulgogi: one meal for 3 types of eaters

Beef Bulgogi: one meal for 3 types of eaters

Tonight’s dinner was a perfect example of how I modify dinners for different members of my family. My starting-point recipe was this excellent Korean Beef Bulgogi from Damn Delicious. (FYI, this is a great site to visit if you want to learn how to cook Korean food.)...

5 things I want to help my readers with

5 things I want to help my readers with

My blog exists to help women improve their nutrition and health in the most stress-free way possible, using evidence-based (a.k.a. scientifically-backed) information. I 100% believe that all foods can fit in a healthy eating plan, that nutrition can and should be individualized, and that restrictive diets are detrimental in the long run.

Make “meatless” an opportunity, not an obstacle

Make “meatless” an opportunity, not an obstacle

Coronavirus has been impacting meat processing plants across the country, and it is likely we will see some meat shortages at the grocery store. This presents us with either an obstacle or an opportunity. It’s an obstacle if you still want to eat a variety of meat with the same frequency as you always have. It’s an opportunity if you want to experiment with meatless protein choices. I personally choose to see it as an opportunity, and I hope that you do as well.

Why now is the perfect time to start a meal planning habit

Why now is the perfect time to start a meal planning habit

I know that meal planning is kind of nerdy, but it’s something I really enjoy. So today I’m going to talk about establishing a meal planning habit. To keep this post a reasonable length, I’ve decided to split it into two. In this post, I’m going to cover the what, when, where, and why aspects of meal planning. In my next post, I’ll get into the more lengthy how.

Cook and see what happens: how to make meals and memories

Cook and see what happens: how to make meals and memories

I don’t know about you, but this Coronavirus has certainly stretched my creativity when it comes to home cooking. I suddenly have no reservations about putting together a bunch of ingredients that normally wouldn’t share the same meal, let alone the same pan. But you know what? If there is a time to experiment in the kitchen, that time is now. You will make not just a meal, but some memories in the process.

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