Recipe: Summer Zucchini Salad

Recipe: Summer Zucchini Salad

One of the things I love most about food is how easily it can evoke certain memories within us. This summer, I've been volunteering with an amazing breastfeeding group in Providence, called Baby Cafe. We always have snacks available for the attendees, and one of the toddlers offered me some of his animal crackers, which I hadn't [...]

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6 Tips on Securing Preceptors for Distance Dietetic Internships

6 Tips on Securing Preceptors for Distance Dietetic Internships

This is a blog post I wrote for Student Scoop, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics blog for students. If you're not in the field of nutrition, this may not apply much to you, but feel free to read on anyways! View the original post and student scoop blog here.  Photo: gpointstudio/iStock/Thinkstock Many students rule [...]

Feeling Our Fullness- Something We Are Born With- Spilling the Beans Guest Blog Post

Feeling Our Fullness- Something We Are Born With- Spilling the Beans Guest Blog Post

I feel really lucky to have been a guest blogger on my South Dakota friend Amanda Lambrechts' blog Spilling the Beans! She is putting her spin on the 10 Principles of Intuitive Eating, so I took on Principle #5- Honoring Your Fullness. During my time as a  breastfeeding counselor, I learned a lot about honoring fullness- [...]

How to Grow Your Own Food Year Round

How to Grow Your Own Food Year Round

As a twenty-something living in a tiny apartment in a busy city, you can imagine I don't have much room to grow my own food. As someone who grew up gardening and working on organic farms, this can be a bit frustrating. There is really nothing like growing and picking your own food! Though there is [...]

Recipe: Cauliflower Quesadillas

Recipe: Cauliflower Quesadillas

Cauliflower is trending. Cauliflower is the new thing. Cauliflower rice, cauliflower steaks, cauliflower mash, etc, etc. Its really only a matter of time before people start grinding it up and putting it in their hair as a leave-in conditioner or leaving a floret hanging down from their rear view mirror as an ornament or something [...]

Recipe: Beet Latkes

Recipe: Beet Latkes

A couple of years ago we were celebrating my hippest friend's graduation from the Rhode Island School of Design, and visited a local vegetarian restaurant The Garden Grille. When perusing the Menu, her veg-skeptical father shouted "Beet Latkes!?!" and so I ordered them and forced him to try. Man, were they good. I love a [...]