Diary of a Nutritionist

Raw Chocolate Pudding, “Take 1”

Love those pudding snack packs you used to enjoy as a kid?  I did. This is a wonderful and healthy alternative.  Just don’t tell anyone what is in it. 🙂…

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A Mango Affair Salad

I enjoy simplicity, but, when entertaining, I like to kick it up a notch. In my opinion, a crowd pleaser is usually centered around a few ingredients and a light…

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Food For Thought

I have just started to read, Food Matters:  A Guide to Conscious Eating, by best selling author, Mark Bittman.  The book offers astounding information on how the food we eat…

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Muscle, Muscle Man…

I have come to the conclusion that there is a very peculiar irony existing around “building muscle mass,” as my nineteen year old brother calls it. I began to think…

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Hail Caesar?

Growing up I used to think that as long as I was eating a salad, I was being healthy. A caesar salad was always my “go-to”… “Oh, but I am…

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Eating Late

I used to be terrified that if I ate past 8:00 pm, some evil spirit would destroy my metabolism and I would, one day, wake up to find myself having…

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Sugar, how’d you get so fly?

Sugar Detox Day #5: This morning I ended my sugar-free, detox, by adding 1/2 of an apple to my 40 oz of daily green juice.  (For those of you that…

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How to avoid a “real” sick day.

Detox Day #4 –Still no sugar and a summary of my experiment to follow tomorrow… With absences from school and work, sky-high, I received an email from a friend: “Can…

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