Monthly Archives: February 2013

How to Avoid the Dreaded Runner’s Stomach

Because you want to race to the finish line, not to the nearest bathroom.   Anyone who has ever experienced an upset stomach when running understands the need to eliminate possible gut saboteurs, especially if it's race day.  Fortunately, there are several nutrition-related ...

Blueberry & Banana Cashew Smoothie

I usually keep my morning smoothies pretty standard by using plain nonfat Greek yogurt and skim milk as my protein base, but breaking the monotony is definitely necessary once in a while! Soy milk and soy yogurt are great dairy ...

Flourless Black Bean Brownies with Strawberry Sauce

Can there even be a Valentine's Day without chocolate? I think not. I fall victim to this consumer holiday every year, and couldn't imagine going through Valentine's Day without eating something incredibly chocolatey. Unfortunately, as I get older, the traditional box ...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Fudgy Frosting

    A mound of rich, dense, fudgy frosting atop a super moist chocolate cupcake... Wait, are we on the right blog? Isn't she a dietitian? Aren't cupcakes unhealthy?   While I don't think a traditional cupcake on occasion is going to sabotage all attempts ...