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  • Asian Chicken Stir Fry

    Servings: 2-3
    2 chicken breasts
    2.5 cups frozen stir fry vegetables
    salt and pepper for seasoning
    1 tsp liquid aminos (or low sodium soy sauce)
    1 tsp sesame oil
    1 tbs minced ginger
    1-2 garlic cloves

    1. Season chicken lightly with salt and pepper and grill until cooked thoroughly.
    2. Remove chicken from pan to cool. As chicken cools, prepare sauce. Mince ginger and garlic cloves. Mix liquid aminos, […]

  • How to Build a Healthy Sandwich at Wawa

    Even though summer is over, Wawa’s Hoagiefest seems to always live on through every season in the city of brotherly love. Many of my clients enjoy a good hoagie for lunch and it’s even a go-to for some families when dinner time consists of driving kids to and from soccer practice. Don’t fret. I’ve compiled a list of dietitian-approved ingredients […]

  • Pineapple Avocado Cilantro Summer Smoothie

    I know what you’re thinking already! Cilantro? In a smoothie? You probably had the same thought when you heard people were putting spinach in their smoothies but now it’s become so mainstream. Be open-minded. The smoothie actually turns green from the avocado, not so much the cilantro. I honestly came up with this recipe because my avocados were going bad […]

  • What a Dietitian Buys at Trader Joe’s

    I frequent different grocery stores including ACME, the Italian Market, and ALDI but here are some reason why I really like to shop at Trader Joe’s:

    -the people are very nice
    -there aren’t different brands to sift through
    -they usually don’t have sales so you don’t have to waste time comparing prices
    -most items stay fresh for a long time 99.9% of the time. […]

  • Behaviors that Slow Your Weight Loss

    Sometimes, it’s not all about what you eat but it’s about HOW you eat it that affects your weight loss. Here are some reasons why you may not be losing weight. 

    Your portions are off. If you are using a calorie tracking app but aren’t measuring out your portions with appropriate instruments such as measuring cups, spoons or scales, then the […]