How to Order a Healthier Drink at Starbucks

How to order a healthier drink at Starbucks

Tis the season to be jolly…and drink too many Peppermint Mochas. Don’t get me wrong: I’m all for enjoying special once-a-year holiday treats. I fully intend to eat my mom’s chocolate fudge and my mother-in-law’s Christmas Eve crab dip without an ounce of guilt or shame. If festive coffee drinks top that list for you, savor a few this holiday season and…

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When It Comes To Health, When Is Enough ENOUGH?

When it comes to health, when is enough ENOUGH?

While reading my Facebook newsfeed one day, I came across a blog post responding to the recent media dialogue about singer Kelly Clarkson’s weight. A fellow dietitian, Rebecca Scritchfield, left a comment on the thread that I found so insightful and spot-on, I asked if she would expand on her comment in a guest post here. …

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Know Your Number & Eat Out Smarter (Plus Big Changes For Menus!)

Thumbs WAY Up For Calories On Menus. Here's Why.

I don’t count calories. Though I know calorie-tracking apps are hugely helpful for some people, I tend to veer down an unhealthy path of food fixation when I use them. But I know my number: 1,600. That’s roughly the number of calories I need daily to maintain my weight. Because I’m a woman, just over five feet…

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Snack Girl To The Rescue! (Plus How To Make Brown Rice In Your Oven)


Are you a fan of the popular blog Snack Girl? You should be. Author Lisa Cain dishes up recipes and strategies for healthy eating in a way that’s smart, funny, and best of all, totally nonjudgmental. You’re not getting Wisdom From On High, from someone who naturally prefers kale over cookies (and can’t believe everyone…

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