What Are You Missing Out On By Dieting?

What Are You Missing Out On By Dieting?

When I meet with a new client, they're usually pretty focused on weight loss. They know I'm not a weight loss dietitian and their personal experience has shown them that diets don't work (which is why they're coming to see me, a non-diet dietitian). But, of course, knowing that doesn't make the desire to lose weight go away...

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A New Way to Embrace Summer Sexy

A New Way to Embrace Summer Sexy

Are you beach body ready?? Pssshhttt! All you need for a beach body is a beach and a body! Here's a better way to embrace summer sexy and be your most confident in your skin this summer! 

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Loaded Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Squares

Loaded Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake Squares

These little chocolate chip cookie cake bites are perfect for snacking! Packed with coconut, peanuts and chocolate, or use your favorite mix-ins! 

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Japan Travel Guide: Kyoto & Nagoya

Japan Travel Guide: Kyoto & Nagoya

Get a sneak peek at what I saw and ate in part 2 of my recap of my trip to Japan with this travel guide for Kyoto and Nagoya! 

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#TransformationTuesday: My Path to Becoming a Non-Diet Dietitian

#TransformationTuesday: My Path to Becoming a Non-Diet Dietitian

Learn about my professional journey that took me from a dietitian practicing traditional dietetics (calorie counting, food guide pyramid and all!) to an intuitive eating dietitian, preaching non-diet wellness! 

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The Joy of Eating

The Joy of Eating

Welcome to The Joy of Eating, a space to celebrate food and the act of eating! Learn the inspiration behind why I changed my blog from Avocado A Day and what the joy of eating means to me! 

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Breakfast Strawberry Shortcake

Breakfast Strawberry Shortcake

Dessert for breakfast? Why not with these breakfast strawberry shortcakes, made with lightly sweetened whole wheat and almond meal biscuits filled with Icelandic yogurt and fresh strawberries! 

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One Week In Tokyo Travel Guide

One Week In Tokyo Travel Guide

Fellow food lovers, I think you need to move Japan to the top of your travel bucket list. A few weeks ago, my mom and I took a two week trip there, eating our way through Tokyo, Kyoto and Nagoya. Today I’m sharing a recap of our first week in Tokyo! So basically a smorgasbord of noodles and raw fish.

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Satisfaction vs. Fullness

Satisfaction vs. Fullness

Intuitive eating is all about using internal cues, like hunger and fullness, to guide eating. Eat when you're hungry, stop when you're full. But sometimes Intuitive Eating is taught as a "hunger/fullness" diet, which overlooks the importance of satisfaction, which is an even more important cue to stop eating. 

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Mediterranean Millet Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

Mediterranean Millet Salad with Roasted Chickpeas

Although sometimes it's hard to get my life together enough on a Sunday to whip up a big bowl of grain salad for lunch, I'm always so glad when I do.

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Treat Your Body Kindly by Feeding It

Treat Your Body Kindly by Feeding It

If you had to sum up my nutrition philosophy in a short sentence, it would be that food and eating should be a way to treat your body with kindness. Essentially, it’s eating as self care. That means eating food that makes you feel good, both physically and emotionally.

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The Beauty of Imperfection

The Beauty of Imperfection

Hi guys! Back from my trip to Japan and back to blogging! I'd say it feels good to be back, but I'm battling some major jet lag, so not gonna lie, I'm basically forcing my eyes to stay open to get this post out.

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Edamame Salsa with Avocado and Feta

Edamame Salsa with Avocado and Feta

Hi all! Just got back in town this weekend, but I've got one more guest post lined up for you as I get back to life and reality! This last one is from Meme Inge, one of my dearest dietitian blogger friends.

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Pasta Salad with Black Beans, Avocado and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

Pasta Salad with Black Beans, Avocado and Cilantro-Lime Vinaigrette

While I'm off traveling, I've got another guest post in line from Jess DeGore, who is a Philly-based dietitian at Dietitian Jess and has been a long time reader of my blog. I always appreciate her insightful comments and this delish looking recipe! 

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Wellness Wednesday: Your Period is Important

Wellness Wednesday: Your Period is Important

Happy Wellness Wednesday! So excited to have a guest post here today from one of my favorites, in real life and the RD blogging world.

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Chocolate Silk Pie with Strawberry Rhubarb Topping

Chocolate Silk Pie with Strawberry Rhubarb Topping

Hi guys! Another week, another round of guest posts from some of my favorite RD bloggers as I'm off exploring Japan! Today, Rebecca Clyde of  Nourish Nutrition Co. is sharing this crazy delicious looking recipe for silken chocolate pie. Her photography is just stunning, so definitely check out her blog, and if you're in the food blogging game yourself, her and another dietitian have recently launched a food photography course

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Watermelon Mint Cocktail

Watermelon Mint Cocktail

Hi guys! Popping in while I’m on vacation with a quick recipe post for Recipe Redux, sharing this fun summer inspired watermelon cocktail.

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Carrot Cake Donuts with Yogurt Frosting

Carrot Cake Donuts with Yogurt Frosting

Hi guys! Sharing another guest post today while I'm in Japan, and this one's from the lovely Julie Harrington at RDelicious Kitchen! 

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Wellness Wednesday: Am I Normal? The Answer is Always YES.

Wellness Wednesday: Am I Normal? The Answer is Always YES.

Hi there! While I'm off exploring Japan for two weeks, I've asked some of my favorite dietitian bloggers to guest post and keep the inspiration coming! Today, I've got an amazing Wellness Wednesday post from my friend Kara.

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Salmon Four Ways: Fast and Easy Dinner Recipes

Salmon Four Ways: Fast and Easy Dinner Recipes

Hi all! While I'm off traveling in Japan for two weeks, I've asked some of my favorite dietitian bloggers to guest post. Keep up with my adventures on instagram! Today, sharing a post from my lovely friend Anne, who is a must follow for tasty, fuss-free recipes and inspiration for fitness for fun, not calorie burning. 

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