I have always loved scones, especially from the tea place my mom and I went to ever since I was a little girl. I even had my bridal shower there and loved it! (Tea Rose Garden in Pasadena, CA!) There was just something so magical about tea, scones, jam, and cream. I could care less about… Continue reading Brown Sugar Cinnamon Scones
Hello there! I have another delicious recipe to share with you all! I’ve been on a baking kick lately, and I’m not mad about it. Today, I have for you a healthified cookie recipe which I went nuts over (pun intended). My husband also loved them and when they are hubby-approved, you know you’ve created… Continue reading White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies!
Nutrition research, news, and advice can be quite complicated these days. Whether you are dabbling in paleo, veganism, calorie counting, or everything in moderation, I believe it is important to be aware of all the facts and not just listen to mainstream media and fitness magazines. Especially when it comes to carbohydrates. I am going… Continue reading Nourishing Carbohydrates
It’s pumpkin season, and I can’t believe I still haven’t baked anything with pumpkin in it! It’s been a hot Fall over here in California, but this past weekend we finally got some cooler weather, so I decided to crank up the oven and try out a new recipe! I love using oats when I… Continue reading Pumpkin Oat Muffins
The holidays are always an exciting time, aren’t they? Full of family, fun, festivities, and best of all…FOOD. I have always loved the months between October and January. Things just feel warmer, friendlier, and more exciting. However, throughout my career as a dietitian, this time of year becomes a time of dread for many of my… Continue reading Nourished & Free Holiday Challenge!
My husband is a huge rice lover. I mean he will eat it every day for every meal and not get bored. Spanish Rice, Asian rice, rice pilaf…he doesn’t discriminate. But one of our favorites is definitely Spanish rice. I’ve always been intimidated by it and usually leave it to our favorite Mexican restaurants. BUT,… Continue reading Spanish Rice
Inflammation is a hot topic in the nutrition world. Researchers have found that the culprit of many nutrition-related chronic illnesses, such as diabetes, heart disease, and cancer have to do with the amount of inflammation our bodies have. Now, not all inflammation is bad. Inflammatory processes are very common when our body is trying to fight… Continue reading Inflammation: which foods to eat and avoid