We all remember our favorite peanut butter and jelly sandwich but nut butters have become more sophisticated and refined over the last decade. I was fascinated with the Goobers brand as a child with the strips of peanut butter and jelly running down the jar. What’s not to love about nut butters? Crunchy, creamy, salty, […]
What can I Snack On?
When you look at your phone and a window pops up that says low battery – 10% of battery remaining – most of us feel a little panic and find a charger immediately. Thoughts may run through your head such as “what if my phone dies” or “how will I get home,” or “send emails?” […]
With so many food terms thrown around such as “raw,” “naked,” and “clean” eating how does one stay centered and know how to navigate with our ever-changing food supply? Sometimes the simplest way to eat healthfully is eating ?nearly naked foods.? What does nearly naked foods look like? How can we keep our meals simple […]
I’ll just say it – I’m not a big fan of popcorn. I never understood the taste of chomping on something so bland and the “additives” of what makes popcorn more interesting did not go in the direction of health. We know popcorn is a high carbohydrate snack but there are a few other things […]
A resounding question I hear each week is: “I’m supposed to avoid bananas – they have too much sugar, right?” To answer succinctly, I don’t think anyone gained weight or suffered ill health (unless allergic) just from just eating a banana but here’s the more scientific response. A fellow RD, Sofia Layarda, MPH, RD, wrote […]