• By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • July 1, 2020

How to Have a Healthier 4th of July

By: Lyndi Wieand, RDN, LDN Independence Day is a celebration of our nation’s freedom and is often seen as the biggest and most lucrative party of the summer. Family and friends gather to watch fireworks, create memories and eat their favorite summertime meals. According to Wallethub.com, 61% of Americans will attend a picnic, and $6.8 […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • June 17, 2020

Produce to Perform

By Leslie Bonci, MPH,RD,CSSD,LDN We all know that fruits and vegetables are good for us, but they may provide additional benefits for active individuals. Produce brings the macros ( carbohydrate, fiber, protein and fat ( avocados), the micros ( vitamins and minerals) fluid, carbs, the hydros ( fluid) and the phytonutrients to the plate to […]


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  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • June 10, 2020

A Case for Growing Your Own

By Libby Mills, MS, RDN, LDN, FAND You might know that home gardening promotes healthy eating, stress relief and productive physical activity—just what we all need with social distancing.  And you might be surprised learning that gardening may help with dementia. But can home gardening really help extend the food budget?  Do the costs and […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
  • In 2020
  • June 2, 2020

Four Steps to Planting a Beginner’s Garden

 By Katie Dwyer June is National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month! Though we should all be aiming to eat several servings of fruit and veg per day, fewer than 1 in 10 Americans reach the recommended daily 2 cups of fruits and 3 cups of vegetables. One way to encourage higher veggie intake, if you’re […]


  • By Talia Follador
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  • May 26, 2020

Building Strong Bones – at Any Age

By Laura Ali, MS, RDN, LDN I remember the first time I noticed that my grandmother was hunched over and was significantly shorter than I was.  I had gone home to help my mom take her to a doctor’s appointment and as she tried to reach up to give me a hug, I realized what […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In Uncategorized
  • May 19, 2020

Dietitian’s Snacking Tips During COVID-19

By Talia Follador, RDN, LDN The COVID-19 pandemic has affected our lives in many ways. An impact that I’ve noticed all over social media is increased snacking due to boredom, stress, and/or being stuck at home.  If your snacking (and overall eating) habits have changed during the COVID-19 pandemic, you’re not alone. Read on to […]


  • By Talia Follador
  • In 2020
  • May 12, 2020

What is the Mediterranean Diet and How Can I Incorporate it into My Daily Life?

By Emily Bumgarner, RDN, LDN  Another Diet? The word “diet” can sound restrictive and scary. The Mediterranean Diet is a way of eating or a lifestyle that provides variety through each food group. These ideas come from the traditions of countries surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, such as Italy and Spain. Delicious flavors combine with fresh […]


  • By Julie Stefanski
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  • May 5, 2020

Nutrition Basics for Fitness

By Kelly Jones MS, RD, CSSD, LDN With Americans having more exposure to group fitness instructors and personal trainers, it’s easy for inaccurate information to spread when it comes to fueling the body for physical activity. To better understand how to eat to support exercise, it’s helpful to have knowledge of how the body uses […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • April 29, 2020

Mind Your Stress During a Pandemic

By: Lisa Jones No matter where you look these days, the pandemic is causing stress in your daily life. Some of this stress is good. It keeps us motivated to do our best to protect our family and stay home, healthy, and safe. A little bit can go a long way, though, and constant or […]


  • By Jessica DeGore
  • In Uncategorized
  • April 22, 2020

How To Make Delicious Baked Tofu

By Deanna Segrave-Daly, RDN Want to eat more tofu but can’t just seem to get it to taste great? Here are Teaspoon of Spice’s favorite tricks get extra-crispy tofu on the outside with soft pillow-y insides! Cut tofu block vertically into long pieces – this helps to remove more moisture vs. pressing one big condensed block, […]