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Nutrition Advice & Tips

Christie RD

Spring Cleaning

It is that time of year again when the colors of spring abound and farm fresh produce begins to flourish. As a dietitian, I get very excited about the availability of fresh berries, lettuces, and other garden delicacies. When asked what my favorite food is, I have honestly answered, “vegetables.” Try not to hate me! […]

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Kids in the Kitchen Recipes

Rainbow Fruit Salad Apples Cantaloupe Blueberries Raspberries Kiwi Pineapple Peaches Grapes Strawberries Small amount of orange juice Slice apples and cut them into small pieces. Toss apples in small amount of orange juice and then drain orange juice out of the bowl. Cut up the other fruits into small pieces and add to the bowl. […]

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Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle-With Kids?

As we wrap up our series of blog posts dedicated to National Nutrition Month, I want to bring attention to the kids. Our kids get some nutrition education in school but it is really important that we educate them at home about purchasing and preparing healthy foods. Kids need to be in the kitchen with […]

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Simple Solutions

We are continuing our segment on “Biting into a Healthy Lifestyle” in honor of National Nutrition Month. This week we highlight a very simple method of portion and calorie control, The Plate Method. Eating healthy foods in proper portions can be challenging and overwhelming at times. The Plate Method makes meal planning easy by using […]

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Facts about fat

March is National Nutrition Month and the theme for the month is “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle.” I wish National Nutrition month was every month! I wish that it is something that we thought about more than once a year. The goal is that “biting into a healthy lifestyle” should become part of the rhythm […]

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Join the Bandwagon!

March is National Nutrition Month, and you don’t want to miss your opportunity to join the bandwagon! This year’s theme is called Bite into a Healthy Lifestyle; encouraging the consumption of fewer calories, informed food choices, and daily exercise to achieve and maintain a healthy weight and reduce incidence of chronic disease. Join us all […]

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One of my must-haves!

You know how you have those certain products that you cannot live without? Well, I am here today to share with you one of mine. It is Trader Joe’s garlic flavored olive oil. It has truly changed my life-Ok maybe a bit dramatic-but it has changed my cooking world. I always have at least 2 […]

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