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White bowl with cooked quinoa, sauteed apples, and toasted pepitas on a green granite cutting board. Blue cloth with spoon in the background.
Breakfast

Coconut Milk Breakfast Quinoa

Do you love a warm breakfast cereal? If so, this vegan coconut milk breakfast quinoa is for you! Oatmeal is not the only cereal option that can be enjoyed for breakfast. There are other whole-grains or seeds, like quinoa, that can be cooked with a milk of your choice and […]

Nutrition

Go Further with Food

March is National Nutrition Month®, an education and information campaign created annually by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. This year’s theme is “Go Further with Food“, which could not come at a better time and represents all the things I care about. Choosing nutritious foods to fuel us through […]

Fitness, Lifestyle

Maytag IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead

A week ago I completed Steelhead 70.3, my FIRST HALF IRONMAN!  My friend & triathlon training partner, Uryna, and I signed up together last fall – this was both of our first 70.3. And now, I cannot believe the race has come and gone.  This summer has been a crazy, […]

Soups / Chili

Triple Threat Chili

My friend Angie and I decided to compete in a local chili cook-off contest that was held back in February. The cook-off was put on by / benefited the Ann Arbor Civic Theater and was held at Wolverine State Brewing Co. Angie and I brainstormed different chili ideas involving various […]

Main Meals

Szechuan zucchini noodles

That moment when you want a noodles dish for dinner but are fresh out of pasta and don’t want to go to the store…… Why do cravings for specific foods not in the house happen on the coldest, snowiest days?! Why?! When this happens you have two options, venture out […]

Lifestyle

My Vegan Journey

Hello and Happy World Vegan Day!  I know, I know, there is a day for almost everything now but this day, in particular, is an important one, and I would like to share my vegan journey with you. Two years into having my Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential and working […]