• The Ketogenic Diet: What You Need To Know About Vegetables

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

    The ketogenic diet has become very popular in recent years. This diet offers a high amount of dietary fats, an adequate amount of protein, and minimal carbohydrates. To reach ketosis – a state where the body mobilizes stored fats for fuel – very few foods with carbohydrates are allowed. Because of this, it is important to address the question: if someone chooses to consume a very low carbohydrate or ketogenic-style diet in a non-clinical setting, how can they make sure they are getting vegetables, too?

    Here are my tips on ketogenic veggies for someone considering a ketogenic diet.

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  • 7 Kitchen Tips & Cooking Techniques for a Healthier You

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

    Do you find it overwhelming to prepare a healthy meal? It doesn’t have to be! Learning simple food preparation tips might help you feel more comfortable and confident in making healthy foods more often.

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  • Your Guide to Leafy Greens: 18 Green Leafy Vegetables to Use More Often

    With these nutrition facts and recipe ideas, we hope that you’ll feel confident and ready to enjoy a wider variety of leafy green vegetables!

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

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  • Quick Healthy Snack Ideas for Kids (and Adults, Too!)

    In the United States, sugar-sweetened beverages, desserts and sweets, and salty snacks are among the most popular snacks eaten by adults and children.  These food choices, along with others eaten as snacks, deliver approximately 25% of a person’s daily energy intake, which is a considerable amount of energy to one’s eating pattern. 

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

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  • The Expert Guide to Building A Crave-Worthy Salad

    Want to get more nutrients and improve the quality of your diet?  It’s simple: eat more salad!  

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

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  • 8 Healthy Ideas for Adding Strawberries to Breakfast

    When it comes to fresh fruit for breakfast, many people enjoy the super sweet taste of juicy strawberries.  That’s a great thing!  Strawberries are packed with vitamin C, fiber, folate, and phytonutrients, which make them a healthy addition to your meals and snacks.  Eating this luscious fruit at breakfast time is certainly a good idea.  If you love strawberries just as much as we do, check out these delicious ideas for how you can eat and enjoy strawberries at breakfast more often!

    by Tori Schmitt, MS, RDN, LD

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