Nutritious and Delicious Meal Inspiration from the Kitchen of a Registered Dietitian

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Food + Nutrition
meal prep 101

Meal prep is key to setting yourself up for eating success. Spend a few hours prepping on a Sunday, and reap the benefits all week long. Your wallet and your waistline will be grateful.

Sure, it’s easy to pick up Pad Thai or call for some sushi, but restaurants are notorious for adding on the salt, oil, and butter in favor of flavor and not necessarily your health. Start a routine of meal prepping on your day off, and enjoy simple and accessible meals all week long.

how to not fart on your valentine

Worried about ruining a romantic rendezvous with a bottom burp? Don’t worry. You are not a lone. Gas happens to all of us. The main causes are the digestion of certain foods or the fermentation of undigested food in the colon. Eating too quickly, eating in excess, malabsorption, and consuming certain foods that produce gas as a byproduct can all lead to bloating, discomfort, and a cheek squeak. Some of the main culprits that cause gas are fatty foods as well as nutrition powerhouses like brussels sprouts, broccoli, kale, cabbage, cauliflower, and asparagus, which, when digested, produce excess gas and lead to bloating in the body. Dairy, certain fruits, and beans are also some leading gas producing foods.

potato party! crispy smashed potatoes with garlic herb yogurt and shiitake bacon

I am a huge potato gal, especially when they are simply roasted until crispy. For an elevated spin, crispy smashed potatoes get a delicious addition of garlicky herb yogurt, shiitake bacon, and lots of fresh parsley for a colorful and tasty side dish, snack, or super bowl centerpiece.