How to Choose the Healthiest Peanut Butter

Hi everyone and Happy Friday! Today we are going to talk about a very important topic: How to pick out the healthiest peanut butter on the market. Sounds easy right? Nuts are considered healthy fats, so it would make sense to think that any brand of peanut butter would be healthy. But not so fast! While … Continue reading

My New Favorite Cookbook

When was the last time you used a cookbook? For me, although I have tons of them lining my shelves, I have more recently been depending on the ease of online recipes. Have you seen my Pinterest lately?! I was starting to wonder why my cookbooks were sitting there gathering dust. Was it me? Had I … Continue reading

Acai Bowls

A few months ago I went to Ocean City, MD as a new-ish annual trip to get some beach and sun! If you’ve ever been to the Ocean City boardwalk you will know it’s not one of the healthiest spots. Think boardwalk fries, frozen drinks, ice cream, fried oreos- you name it. So think of … Continue reading

Things I’m Loving Now

Does anyone else feel like July flew by?? I can’t get over how fast this summer is going and know a lot of people are feeling the same. It was a great month filled with fun and adventure! I also have been loving a few food and nutrition-related things this month. In no particular order … Continue reading

5 Ways to Ease into Healthy Living

Healthy living doesn’t mean all or nothing. It doesn’t mean depriving yourself or completely cutting out food groups. It means finding a balance, eating to nourish your body and treating yourself well. If you are used to yo-yo dieting or going the all or nothing route, start small and ease into balanced living. Small changes … Continue reading

22 Nutrition Fun Facts: Volume II

In case you  missed it, here are the fun facts from Volume I! 1. Peas, corn and potatoes are considered starches, not vegetables. 2. 1 bagel = 4 slices of bread. 3. Whole grain means higher in nutrients, but not necessarily lower in calories. 4. Juice cleanses and detoxes are not necessary to be healthy. … Continue reading

What I learned from 6 months at STROGA

One of my favorite things about living in DC is the abundance of exercise options here, from Yoga and Barre studios to running clubs and more. For the past few years I dabbled in yoga, starting and stopping for different reasons. This year I was lucky enough to get passes as a gift to a … Continue reading