One thing I notice as a dietitian and diabetes educator is a simple truth. Whether you have had diabetes for 20 seconds or 20 years, you do not know or understand what exactly is going on with your body. If you do, you are few and far between. Your doctor may or may not have taken some time to explain the new diagnosis hanging on your neck, you may or may not have taken some time to utilize Doctor Google, OR you started taking medication/insulin without even batting an eyelash. No matter where ... Read More about Diabetes, What is it?
Ever so often I run across someone who inspires me because they are pursuing their healthy. They have lived and learned, fought and found their inner strength. When I talk with people who have discovered their healthy I want to shout their story from the roof tops because of what they have realized along their journey. Recently I stumbled across a wonderful woman at a business event in Nashville, Tennessee. I am still uncertain how exactly we connected, but we did. After the event, I followed up ... Read More about A Transformation Story
I don't know about you but as a busy wife and mom who is always on the go, I am constantly looking for grab-n-go snacks. I have a list of my tried-and-true favorites, which I plan to post for future blogs and why they made it to my list. But recently, I added a new protein bar to my bag, the RX Bar. FTC Disclosure: RX Bars provided free samples for blog review, but all opinions are my own and this company is awesome! What do they have to offer? Man oh man, I do love the flavor behind ... Read More about Thoughts on the RX Bars
It seems as if time continues to pass faster with every year. And now, being a mother, blinking is quite dangerous. With every bat of an eyelid, my son is five steps closer to the next season of his life. Then I watch my dearest friend’s curly headed, blue-eyed doll face with his backpack and stories of kindergarten, a baby I once held in my own arms, just yesterday it seems. Across the street I see my neighbor kids, no longer in need of hand-holding and back-patting to get onto the yellow bus. ... Read More about Mom, The Travel Agent.
Every once in a while I get a wild hair and decide I want to try new recipes. Who am I kidding? It is all the time! I wanted to share with you one of my tried-and-true recipes for satisfying the sweet tooth of even the smallest member of the family! Banana Coconut Muffins Yield: 12 muffins 4 Eggs 2 Egg Whites ¾ c. Coconut Flour 1 tsp. Baking Powder 1 tsp. Salt ½ c. Melted Coconut Oil ½ c. Agave Nectar 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract 4 Ripe Medium Bananas 1/3 c. ... Read More about Gluten Free, Dairy Free Banana Coconut Muffins