When It Comes To Your Diet, Don’t Be a Zombie


Now that Halloween is over and all of the costumes, decorative spider webs, and jack-o-lanterns are a thing of the past, let’s take a few minutes to make sure that there are no zombies still hanging around. zombies??!? As much errr fun as it would be to go on a zombie apocalypse hunting adventure, the zombies […]

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This weekend I got a chance to catch up with some long time girlfriends. We somehow got on the topic of dream jobs now that we’ve all been working in the real world for about a decade, and I wasn’t surprised to hear that we all had visions of creative and passionate careers that gave […]

How to Fuel Like an Athlete, From a Lady Who Fuels Athletes for a Living

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When I first decided to pursue a career as a dietitian, this lady had the job I dreamed of.  Amy Goodson is a superstar sports dietitian in the Dallas-Fort Worth area.  She has worked with the Texas Rangers, the TCU football team, FC Dallas Soccer, and the Dallas Cowboys.  If that’s not a sweet looking resume, […]

Holiday Gifting for Health Enthusiasts

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    A blender that can hold up like the professionals. ($200) The chicest bracelet for sporting a Fitbit. ($195) You can’t beat these lightweight wireless bluetooth earbuds when your workout needs some jams. ($40) This heavy duty cast iron skillet will be a kitchen favorite because of its versatility. ($33) A chef’s best friend – this high […]

26 Tips to Fuel Your Marathon (Or Any Endurance Sports)

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About a year ago Luke’s Locker asked me to speak to their marathon training group about nutrition tips to fuel runners all the way through race day and recovery.  Seeing as autumn is marathon season, I thought I’d share these tips with you. pssst…even if you’re not training for a marathon, these tips are helpful […]

Kitchen Gadgets That Make Healthy Cooking Easy As Pie

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While it’s certainly not necessary to have tons of fancy equipment in order to eat healthy, these kitchen gadgets definitely make it a bit more fun! This list is a combination of my tried and true favorites mixed with my wish list front runners.  If you’re looking for ways to spice up your meal prep, take a look […]

5 Easy Breezy Tips for Healthier Traveling

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{I always find room in my bag for sneakers…sorry pup, you won’t fit…} I’m getting ready to jump on another flight to spend the week working out of town. For those of you who are like me, and randomly have 3 hotel room keys in their bag at a time, OR even for the folks […]

Fitness Gear Guaranteed to Get. You. Moving!


  Ever have one of those days where the only reason you workout is to rock your new gym gear?  Ditto, my friend.  Here are nine of my fitness faves that would totally give my workouts a little kick in the rear. Accessories: 1.  Yurbuds: These babies are nothing like the freebies thrown in with your […]

Why I Have a Major Crush on Greek Yogurt…and Think You Should Too!

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So it’s not that often that I have a crush, I would say I’m a pretty level headed kind of lady, but lately I’ve got an extra pep in my step and a smile on my face that just won’t quit.  And that can only mean one thing…I’ve got a full blown crush. Now listen, […]

How to Motivate Yourself to Get Moving

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A few days ago I went for a run and let’s just say, I never got that runners high, or even a runners medium-high.  It was a runners low.  Very, very low. I kept having flashbacks to that scene in Girls when Hannah goes running with Adam… So it got me thinking about how to […]

Spice It Up: Salsa 101

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Today is my very first blog as a registered dietitian nutritionist (RDN), hooray!!!  I can’t even begin to tell you how excited/relieved/proud I am to say that. As an official RDN (last time, sorry), one of my favorite foods to promote is SALSA.  This may sound a little weird seeing as it’s technically a condiment, […]

Good Food, Bad Food


Ever have that moment when you’re ordering food at a restaurant and your heart is DYING for that juicy cheeseburger with fries, but your brain is standing strong with a salad?  You know the salad is good for you and the burger is bad for you. Right?? WRONG. Here’s a little food myth that I […]