Functional Nutrition

Supplements: Worth the Money?

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS, MA I worked in the pharmaceutical industry for ten years, and I learned a lot about quality assurance and regulation during this time. Did you know that the supplement industry is not regulated? This is a pretty scary concept, considering it was a $36.1 billion dollar industry in 2017(1).… Continue reading Supplements: Worth the Money?

Breakfast

Make-Ahead Egg Muffins

Egg muffins are one of our favorite grab-and-go breakfasts for busy mornings! Prep on the weekend and heat & go during the week. They're protein packed and loaded with lots of nutritious veggies. The best part is how versatile they are- You can mix and match the veggies or switch up your protein choice. You'll… Continue reading Make-Ahead Egg Muffins

dessert, Snacks

Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus

Chocolate hummus? You heard that right! It may seem strange, but it's the perfect sweet, healthy snack that's prepared in minutes. When my sister had shared with me that she bought chocolate hummus at the store, I knew I had to try to make my own! This way you can control the ingredients and customize… Continue reading Homemade Brownie Batter Hummus

dinner

Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa

Grilled Salmon and Mango Salsa is the perfect summer dish that you'll want to make immediately! The tropical flavor is so refreshing, and the sweet & spicy salsa is the perfect contrast to the salmon. Prep the salsa ahead of time and you'll have a healthy and nutritious meal on the table in only minutes.… Continue reading Grilled Salmon with Mango Salsa

Functional Nutrition

Breaking Our Food Rules

By Liz Abel, LDN, CNS, MS, MA For most of our life, we’ve been bombarded by our parents, the media and food manufacturers about what to eat, how to eat and when to eat. Let’s expose some of the ‘food rules’ that we’ve formed (consciously or unconsciously) and actively decide which ones are worth breaking.… Continue reading Breaking Our Food Rules