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Matcha Granola Bars

Matcha is all the rage these days! Matcha is a form of powdered green tea. The green tea leaves are dried and ground into a powder, which are then mixed into hot water for a very potent green tea. Matcha contains a specific amino acid called L-Theanine that has been shown to counteract stress, as well…   Read More»


2016 Reset + Peanut Butter Banana CPF Smoothie

I know you’ve indulged over the last few weeks. I know you’ve skipped a couple workouts and maybe drank a little too much wine. No need to confess– it’s OK to slack a little to spend time with the people you love and enjoy the holidays. Now I need you to NOT freak out when…   Read More»


Roasted Cinnamon Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts

Post by Mary Curnutte, Nutrition Awareness Intern So simple you don’t have an excuse to not bring veggies to you holiday meal! These cinnamon-sweet sprouts are perfect for the holidays and a simple addition to any meal. You can speed through the prep in 10 minutes then throw them in the oven for 20. You can also prep the ingredients…   Read More»


Mary’s Guilt-Free Cookie Dough

Post and recipe by Mary Curnutte, Nutrition Awareness Intern Healthy cookie dough?! Be still my heart. If you’re like me and love to sink your teeth into a spoonful of gooey, creamy, delicious cookie dough, it’s not something you want to give up (despite the raw egg warnings– salmonella, schmalmonella). I’ve tried making all the…   Read More»


The Best Protein Bars

It’s everyone’s dilemma. You’re looking for something healthy you can grab on-the-go that tastes great and doesn’t have a million ingredients. In our previous post, The Best Snack Bars Under 150 Calories, I reviewed bars that are best for a snack between meals or for a quick source of energy before a workout. To find the best…   Read More»


Almond Butter Apple Chips

I’m known as the girl that brings the “healthy stuff” to meetings, but (I think!) everyone appreciates it. These Almond Butter Apple Chips were the easiest things to whip up (no cooking!) and look pretty impressive, right? You’ll need: 2 apples 1 lemon or 2-3 tbsp of lemon juice 3 tbsp of almond butter (or…   Read More»


Make Your Own KIND Bars… The Easy Way!

I can NOT stop eating these! You know those super yummy and healthy-ish granola and nut bars that go for $1.50 to $2.00 per bar? Well after all the experimenting in trying to find the best protein and snack bars I decided to see if I could make the perfect bar on my own. I saw…   Read More»


Roasted Beet, Red Quinoa and Goat Cheese Salad with Orange-Beet Balsamic Vinaigrette

Have you ever seen this much red on one plate? This is quite honestly the best salad I’ve ever made. When I tell people I don’t really love salads, they look at me like I have 5 heads. A dietitian that doesn’t like salads?! When I say salad, I mean that boring iceberg lettuce, 2 cherry…   Read More»


Peach Butter, Pecan & Aged Cheddar Mini Grilled Cheeses

By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe challenge sponsored by Cabot Creamery and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time. Grilled cheese… that’s really all I had to say right? I didn’t even have to mention the sweet cinnamon-y local peach butter, the roasted…   Read More»


Sesame Beet and Goat Cheese Dip

There’s nothing like a bright purple dip to dress up your holiday feast! I had never roasted beets before, and I had no idea they would come out with this brilliant color! Roasting them was super easy, and they came out tasting much better than the canned beets that I’m used to adding to salads….   Read More»


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