National Nutrition Month: The “Do Your Best” Diet

National Nutrition Month 2017

Put Your Best Fork Forward!

Don’t worry, I know you don’t know what that means or how to interpret it. It definitely doesn’t mean only eat vegetables all month, or to start some crazy diet. If you’ve been reading for awhile, you know I’ve learned the hard way for you, and I don’t recommend deprivation. It also doesn’t mean get out your fanciest silverware (sorry, I had to 🙂 ).

If you’re feeling confused about this theme or stressed about food,
don’t worry. I got your back. All you need to do is… your best.

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Raw Cashew Cacao Goji Protein Snacks

My first National Nutrition Month 2016 creation is um…. YUM! After spending a zillion dollars on Whole Foods delicious raw cacao goji energy bites I thought I should probably just make my own! While they didn’t come out quite as dense as the ones in Whole Foods bulk section, I kind of liked the texture of these better! As you can see, they can be made into bars or balls easily, whichever your heart desires. I am a huge coconut fan so I rolled the balls in coconut for some extra flavor, texture, and to elevate the eye candy effect. Continue reading

National Nutrition Month 2016

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Happy National Nutrition Month! As we celebrate eating right all year long, let’s take a look at the “Fad Diet Timeline” on the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic’s website. Among the cigarette diet, baby food diet, cheater’s diet and blood type diets, you’ll see the first low carb diet trend documented was in 1825. Yes, America has been bouncing from diet to diet and seeing them come back again for that long!! Isn’t that exhausting?

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You know I already post on the importance of ditching the crazy diets and supplements and finding an RD for help so, I highly recommend checking that out. I know you are sick of Continue reading