6 Super Foods to Keep on Hand (and you might already have them!)

6 Super Foods to Keep on Hand (and you might already have them!)

Why is this topic of super foods important? In this time of physical distancing, what are you doing to stay in good health? Exercising, getting good sleep, limiting alcohol, and not smoking are obvious ways to boost health. So is a nutrient-rich plant-based diet....
How to Make Overnight Oats – 4 ways

How to Make Overnight Oats – 4 ways

Do you get enough protein at breakfast? Challenged with ideas? For most people, getting adequate amounts of protein for lunch and dinner is not a problem—breakfast is another story. In this post, I’m highlighting how to make overnight oats. Thanks to my Texas Health...
Blueberries – the Blue Jewel! It’s National Blueberry Month!

Blueberries – the Blue Jewel! It’s National Blueberry Month!

July – National Blueberry Month Red, white and blue – our nation’s colors. Two of those colors are the color of my favorite fruits! What’s better than strawberries and blueberries? Not much in my book. That’s why I celebrate National Blueberry Month taking the...
If Avocados are Fruit, is Guacamole a Smoothie?

If Avocados are Fruit, is Guacamole a Smoothie?

Once shunned due to its high-fat content, the avocado is now an *it* food and for good reason. Packed with nearly 20 vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients, avocados are a nutrient-rich food. One-third of an average size avocado has about 80 calories and is sodium and...
For the Love of Beans

For the Love of Beans

Being a preceptor for area internship programs is my way of giving back to the dietetics profession. Texas Woman’s University intern Lauren Nygard wrote a guest post during her rotation. Like Lauren, I love beans/legumes and have written several posts about them...