Tag: dietitian

Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Bread

Whole Wheat Banana Walnut Bread

This whole wheat banana walnut bread is a delicious and nutritious way to start your day. Holidays are all about food but should not be about going over board with unhealthy foods. Either you will have guests and family tis holiday season; try making this […]

Apple Crisp

Apple Crisp

Fall time is notorious for its apple picking and thus lots of apple recipes. We are loving apple crisp! Apples in the Fall just hit differently. When Fall comes around apples become a staple food. There is nothing better than eating a fresh raw apple, […]

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

Probiotic Oatana Smoothie with Fig

This smoothie uses a banana, rolled oats, and figs. The name “Oatana” comes from combining oatmeal and banana! We have to have some fun in life 😊 Bananas make a convenient and good fruit for smoothies. Adding oatmeal and figs provides extra heart-healthy fiber, smooth […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Avocado Berry Smoothie!

Smoothies can be a great way to get the nutrients your body needs. They also save you calories to compensate for those extra calories from holidays parties. If you have big dinner party coming up, substitute a meal with this simple and easy to make […]

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

Looking for a perfect holiday gift?

December is Safe Toys and Gifts Month! December is the month of celebrations all over the world which involve; food, parties, and giving gifts. Giving a perfect gift can be a daunting task, but it is not impossible. Think about giving a gift of health […]

Check out your Therapeutic Thursday recipe – Grilled Eggplant & Green Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich

Check out your Therapeutic Thursday recipe – Grilled Eggplant & Green Tomato Ciabatta Sandwich

This week’s Therapeutic Thursday Recipe features grilled eggplant and green tomato ciabatta sandwich. This delicious and simple to make vegetarian sandwich is full of flavor with healthful veggies and does not require any added salt or spices. This recipe is rated with a red dot […]

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

November Newsletter: Menu planning and party eating tips during holiday season to maintain and manage healthy blood sugars!

Holiday Menu Tips: For the Party Host Plan for a green leaf vegetable salad with vinegar base dressing. Vinegar has shown to improve blood sugars if consumed with meals. Plan your breads, rice, pasta and other starches made with whole grains. Fiber in whole grain […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Green Beans with Almonds!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Green Beans with Almonds!

This week’s therapeutic Thursday recipe features one of our green dot rated recipes. This delicious veggie dish can be incorporated into your meal plan more often as a healthy part of your daily diet. Click HERE to download the full recipe card!

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

Is your diet damaging your Beta cells?

November Blog: Introduction to Diabetes Awareness Month      November being  national Diabetes Awareness Month  reminds us of the health our  Beta cells. Beta cells are located in the pancreas. These specialized cells play an important role to manage blood sugars by secreting adequate amount […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple Crisp!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Apple Crisp!

November 29, 2015: Eating healthy doesn’t have to mean giving up desert! This apple crisp recipe is only 80 calories per serving and is the perfect solution to your sweet tooth. Below, you can see the recipe card complete with instructions, nutrition facts, NutriPledge’s food rating, […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Lentil Soup!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Lentil Soup!

This lentil soup recipe is perfect for warming up and staying energized during the cold winter months. It is also a great recipe to make in large batches and freeze for a no effort nutritious meal later in the month! Lentils are a great source […]

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Spinach and Mushroom Omelet!

Therapeutic Thursday Recipe: Spinach and Mushroom Omelet!

This week, PLEDGE to try our Spinach and Mushroom Omelet recipe! Mushrooms contain an essential nutrient called selenium. Selenium is held in high concentrations within the thyroid gland. Your thyroid gland synthesizes and releases hormones that are important in maintaining metabolic and hormone balance in […]

July 2014 Newsletter

July 2014 Newsletter

April Newsletter

April Newsletter

Spring brings the opportunity to eat a lot more fresh fruits and vegetables and expand your workout. Some of the most popular spring fruits are the many different types of berries. Berries contain many compounds that help fight diseases. Follow three basic tips below to […]

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

Do you really need a calcium supplement?

If you are one of those people who are taking calcium supplements; you may need to weigh the benefits again. According to a recent trial on postmenopausal women, researchers concluded that women who took calcium supplements with or without vitamin D had 13-22 percent greater […]

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Healthy foods can be unhealthy too!

Eating too much of a healthy food can be unhealthy if not eaten in the ratio of what your body needs. For example, fruits and vegetables are very healthy foods but they miss very important nutrient protein. Nuts are considered healthy fat and rich in […]

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Sugar free may not be sugar free!

Don’t be fooled by sugar free foods if you are watching your sugars due to following a diabetic diet or a low fat diet. In fact, sugar free may not be sugar free; you need to know the total carbohydrates in your food. All carbohydrates […]