Breaking Diet Rules

breaking diet rules

The dieting culture has done us exactly zero favors – creating strange food relationships, constant restriction, and mixed messages galore. Here, Dietitian Karina Nava shares her simple no-diet approach to breaking diet rules, living simply, and getting results that matter. Listen in. Breaking Diet Rules Meet Karina Nava, RD Karina is a Registered Dietitian based […]

Chicken Wild Rice Soup

Normally, chicken wild rice soup is cream-based but going broth-based saves a step or two and is lighter in the calorie department.  Whether for a quick make-ahead weeknight meal or a sit-down Sunday supper, this recipe will warm everyone around the table! Chicken Wild Rice Soup Serves: at least 6-8 hungry humans Ingredients: 3-4 chicken […]

Shrimp Pesto Pasta

Shrimp Pesto Pasta This 20-minute shrimp pesto pasta is incredibly easy and family-friendly.  Serve hot or chilled.  This dish also freezes and reheats extremely well. Servings: 6 Ingredients: 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1-1/2 pounds large shrimp – cooked, peeled, deveined, remove tails 1 pint cherry tomatoes, rinsed and halved 16 ounces rotini or […]

Shrimp and Black Bean Quinoa

Fresh flavors come together in this super simple shrimp and black bean quinoa entrée.  With great sources of protein, fiber, and healthy fats, this fast recipe is an easy win. Shrimp and Black Bean Quinoa Servings: 4 Ingredients: 1.5 pounds large shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tsp. ground […]

Simple Peach Cobbler

Looking for a healthier version of peach cobbler?  We’ve got you covered!  This incredibly simple peach cobbler has no crust and just 6 ingredients.  Get ready to celebrate summer with sweetness. Simple Peach Cobbler Servings: 6 Ingredients: 6 large peaches, peeled, pitted, and thinly sliced 2 Tbsp. butter 2 Tbsp. brown sugar 1/2-1 tsp. cinnamon […]

Peanut Butter Energy Balls

These no-bake Peanut Butter Energy Balls are perfect for a quick recovery snack or to pack in lunches.  By combining protein, whole grains, and seeds, this recipe is a fast and simple way to include many health-benefiting foods (even the kids will love). Peanut Butter Energy Balls Ingredients: 1 cup peanut butter (can substitute other […]

Chia Seed Pudding

Chia seeds are a wonderful nutrient-dense food – think fiber, healthy fat, calcium – and the list goes on.  This chia seed pudding recipe is a great snack, breakfast, or lunch that will keep you feeling full for hours. Chia Seed Pudding Serves: 1 Ingredients: 1 cup almond milk 1/3 cup chia seeds 1 tsp. […]

Cooler Packs

Whether packing for a ride in the stroller or a day at the ballpark, a cooler pack with balanced and simple choices make for a much healthier experience than the typical concession stand run.  These on-the-go food packs will keep your whole family ready to go. Simple items and finger foods are easy to pack.  […]

Energy Bowl

Looking for a healthy snack, post-workout mini-meal, or a super simple lunch?  Look no further.  This incredibly simple but uber-healthy energy bowl offers protein-rich foods with a healthy serving of veggies and healthy fats. Serves 2 Ingredients: 4 Tbsp. hummus 2 hard boiled eggs sliced 1/2 cucumber, rinsed and sliced 1 avocado, peeled, pitted, and […]

Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Chicken Lettuce Wraps Serves 4 Ingredients: 4-5 chicken breast, cooked and diced 1 Tbsp. olive oil 1 shallot, peeled and finely diced 2 green onions, rinsed and diced 1 tsp. minced garlic 3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce 3 Tbsp. soy sauce 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar (or white wine vinegar) 1/2 tsp. ginger 8 ounce can water […]