Pharm or Farm? The farm is our pharmacy. We are always looking for what medication, supplement or vitamin we should be taking. What about which fruits and vegetables we should be eating to help us prevent heart disease, cancer, diabetes, prediabetes, and the list goes on. …

SUNSET SATISFACTION

As summer comes to a close, and many of us get back to more intense work schedules, back to school, and back to more normal routines, it is easy to slip into cozier habits. With the cooling temperatures and earlier sunsets, often those habits include less time out…

Juicy, sweet and endlessly enjoyed🍅. A true summer superstar fruit 🌟. Yes, in case you still feel the debate is unresolved, a tomato is a fruit. Botanically speaking. Why speak botanically? Just to mix things up a little :). A botanical fruit has at least one seed and grows from…

Being in the field of nutrition for quite a while (I would rather not say exactly how long 😉), it makes me a little loopy when someone trying to lose weight gets on the no-fruit bandwagon. Yes, they are a carbohydrate, but all plant foods are carbohydrates! Carbohydrate refers to…

Happy Summer ~ and Happy 4th of July! As July brings on some serious summer heat, we still make the move from our indoor ovens to the heat of the outdoor grills. Trying to stay cool while enjoying delicious summer fare, it is definitely a sweaty and celebratory time of…

When you experience the flavors of New Orleans, from the food to the music, to the culture and to the people, you just want more of all of it. And as delicious and rich as all of it is, finding a healthy way to enjoy it back home is challenging…

When a fruit is shaped like a heart, could there be anything sweeter? Sweet to taste, sweet to smell, sweet to look at, sweet🍓

May is National Strawberry Month! Why should you be excited? For starters, not one, not two, but three of the latest studies on strawberries suggest they…

Have you thought about where your salmon comes from🐟? A new Netflix documentary, Seaspiracy, has stirred the ocean waters, creating a controversy of what exactly is seafood sustainability and why it’s important. Seafood sustainability is about how seafood is caught or farmed with minimal environmental and social impacts. It is…

When life gives you lemons🍋, how do you handle it? Do you show up as your best self? With a whole damn pitcher of lemonade :)? Do you curl up under the sheets to avoid human contact? Perhaps you’re somewhere in the middle — you show up, but not with…

We have become a society that loves an easy “quick fix.” Who doesn’t welcome a quick fix when it comes to food and eating? There are so many to choose from, but they really don’t fix anything, and they definitely don’t teach you how to create healthy habits. In many…

The Rebellious RD

A nutrition expert and middle child, I am writing to promote health and wellbeing, recipes and tips in a relatable, slightly rebellious fashion.

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