9 Healthy Kitchen Hacks to Help You Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner

Guest post by Deanna Segrave-Daly, RD I love Melissa’s Do M.O.R.E. With Dinner initiative and was thrilled when she asked me to contribute via a post and future podcast. Now true confession: Despite the fact that I’m a registered dietitian, a food blogger and that I love to cook, my family of 3 isn’t always…

Answers on Antibiotics – An Interview with Dr. Leah Dorman

This post was written as part of my ongoing sponsored partnership with the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance. All opinions expressed are my own. As a member of the U. S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance’s Digital Voices Council, I had the opportunity to attend an educational event recently that included a tour of Deppe Farms (a…

Challenge Yo’ Self! Life Lessons and Some of My Recent Challenges

I don’t consider myself as someone who “challenges” herself….life seems to have plenty of its own challenges coming my way on a regular basis to keep me on my toes. However, I am definitely always seeking ways to grow, progress and improve. Some challenges are big, some are small. Some are scary, accidental, life changing.…

6 Food Myths Dietitians Love to Hate

Okay, maybe “hate” is a strong word. But I have to be honest – it’s really frustrating to hear all the negative hype and misinformation about food and nutrition. So I talked to a few of my dietitian colleagues and asked them to share their #1 food and nutrition myths they love to hate. I’ll…

9 Reasons I’m Doing The 30 Day Protein Challenge And Why You Should Join Me

One small change in your diet can make a big difference in the way you feel. I’m doing the 30 Day Protein Challenge in June and I’d like you to join me! June is a good time for me because work and travel slow down a bit so I can spend a little more time…

Who Needs the Media? Videos & Podcasts Increase Your Visibility & Build Your Brand

I just conducted a workshop at Today’s Dietitian Spring Symposium in Orlando and wanted to share some of the information and inspiration with those of you who could not be there in person! Traditional media opportunities are shrinking while digital alternatives are expanding. Videos and podcasting are two strategic options to help you increase your…

Here’s how we’re doing M.O.R.E. with Dinner

  If you’ve been following my #domorewithdinner initiative you know what it’s all about. If not – read (and listen) all about it here! Here’s how we DID more with dinner the past couple of weeks:

Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner!

Do M.O.R.E. with Dinner…Discover Opportunities to Make Ordinary Rituals Extraordinary Are you looking for ways to be healthier and happier? Do you want to provide nutritious and delicious meals for your family? Do you want to enjoy your family time more? Then maybe you’ll be interested in my “do more with dinner” idea.

A Brief History of Food – Rethinking “Processed”

Farm to fork, field to plate, seed to shelf. … More and more we want to know where our food comes from. We want to know where it was grown (or produced), who grew it, and how. The same could be said for food ingredients. Where did they come from? How did they come to be? Why…

Weight, Weight…Don’t Tell Me! 3 Reasons Your New Year’s Resolution is Doomed to Fail

‘Tis the season for making New Year’s Resolutions….and “weight loss” resolutions are the most popular ones year in and year out. If you’re one of the 3 in 10 Americans making resolutions in the new year, please don’t tell me that you’re going to do anything drastic. Let’s skip the strict diet and unrealistic exercise regimen,…

What is THAT Doing in My Food?

Have you ever heard the mantra “If you can’t pronounce it, don’t eat it?” This saying may be popular among some fear-mongering food bloggers, but food scientists will tell you that they are missing the point. Some shoppers may say they want ingredient lists kept to a bare minimum because they don’t want “unnecessary chemicals” in…

Healthy Hacks for Holiday Snacks

Do you want to have your cake and eat it, too? I sure do! By managing the fat, sugar, sodium, and/or calories in your recipes, you really can enjoy your holiday favorites and still keep health in mind. Trying new recipes can be fun, but I also enjoy taking my family’s favorites and lightening them up a…

Can You Be “Addicted” to Caffeine?

I often tell people I’m addicted to chocolate, sleep and ballet class. If there is chocolate nearby, I don’t even try to resist it – I eat it. I crave quality sleep every night – I really like eight hours, but can function on six if I have to. And I’m adamant about going to my ballet…

Diabetes: What You Don’t Know CAN Hurt You!

Chances are, you or someone you know has diabetes or prediabetes – and it might be undiagnosed. As of 2012, 29.1 million Americans had diabetes. Of the 29.1 million, 21.0 million were diagnosed and 8.1 million were undiagnosed. Another 86 million Americans had prediabetes. Those are some scary statistics, and I have seen firsthand how…

3 Low-Calorie Sweeteners You (Probably) Haven’t Heard Of

Besides festive family gatherings, there is another big reason to be excited for the holiday season: sweet seasonal treats! It can be easy to lose sight of the most important nutrition mantra (everything in moderation!) when we’re passing around the pumpkin pie or digging into our Christmas stockings. Luckily, we have ways to help us…


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ABOUTI’m the Guilt-Free RD® – “Because food shouldn’t make you feel bad!™”;. So, on my Food for Thought blog I’m exploring the secret ingredients needed to enjoy your food with health in mind.  I’m also a “Dietitian Enthusiast” so I’m showcasing interviews with dietitians.  My “How To” Series shares practical advice to help boost communication skills and gain more visibility, influence and success.

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