11 Dec, 2018

Winter is Here!


I love the winter months, but there’s one thing I hate about the cold weather; everyone seems to catch a cold! Luckily, there are several things we can do to boost our immune system, including eating foods high in antioxidants. Along with other foods, these antioxidants are particularly prevalent in fruits! So why, during this [...]

Winter is Here!2018-12-27T12:36:31-07:00
26 Nov, 2018

Eating the rainbow. Well, the top of it at least!


Recipes: Eating the rainbow. Well, the top of it at least.             Living in New Mexico certainly has its perks, especially around this time of the year! The differing shades of red, orange, and yellow all around us are simply breathtaking. While these colors are beautiful to look at, they can be even better to [...]

Eating the rainbow. Well, the top of it at least!2018-12-27T12:30:11-07:00
14 Nov, 2018

Staying Out for your Workout


BRRRRR!! The temperature is changing, and likely so is your workout routine. Your afternoon run used to make you sweat like a turkey on Thanksgiving, but now you can’t even work up a sweat! Many people seem to think that sweat calorie burn, but this is just not true! Sweat is simply the body’s way [...]

Staying Out for your Workout2018-12-12T11:54:54-07:00
11 Oct, 2018

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival!


  As you may have noticed, this week marks the beginning of the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta! What a great opportunity to get outdoors and enjoy the weather with family and friends. Before you leave home, take a few minutes to consider how to balance your intake with festival foods and fluids! Take five minutes [...]

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival!2018-12-12T11:46:25-07:00
17 Sep, 2015

Back to School Lunch Planning


What's in your Lunch Box? We often associate going back to school with shopping for school supplies, new shoes, and new clothes - but don’t leave out the refrigerator and pantry planning! The foods and beverages you supply for your children are just as important as what is in their backpack, because it provides [...]

Back to School Lunch Planning2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00
11 Aug, 2015

Breakfast, Jump Start the Day


Benefits of Breakfast BREAK your FAST! :)     Breakfast = First meal of the day that breaks the fast after the longest period of sleep and is consumed within 2 to 3 hours of waking; it is comprised of food or beverage from at least 1 food group, and may be consumed at [...]

Breakfast, Jump Start the Day2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00
27 Jul, 2015

Busting Myths about Protein


What are Proteins? What do they do? How much do I need to Eat?   Although proteins do not tend to be a macronutrient that is demonized as much as carbohydrates and fats, there are still a lot of misconceptions about proteins. So let’s get right to it. J Protein = meat, meat = protein [...]

Busting Myths about Protein2017-03-31T11:28:54-06:00
9 Jul, 2015

Busting Nutrition Myths: Fats!


A Licensed and Registered Dietitian on what we should know about FAT-   No fat, more fat, low-fat, high fat, don’t eat this type of fat. Confused on what fats you should be eating or not eating? Read on for some back-to-basics information on fats and how to use this information in your diet.   First and [...]

Busting Nutrition Myths: Fats!2017-03-31T11:28:55-06:00
8 Jul, 2015

Busting Nutrition Myths – Carbs!


Busting Nutrition Myths: Carbohydrates   As the first in a series on our macronutrients (carbs, fats and proteins), we are tackling the myths surrounding carbohydrates.   Quickly, what the heck are carbohydrates? Well, folks, they are more than just bread. Carbohydrates are the most direct form of stored energy from the sun. Plants, through the [...]

Busting Nutrition Myths – Carbs!2017-03-31T11:28:55-06:00
10 Jun, 2015

Meal Planning Tips and Tricks


With work, school, kids, sports, keeping up with housework, spending time with family and friends, and all other activities that we want to take part in, its no wonder so many people feel like there is no time to eat healthy. The good news is that eating healthy doesn’t have to be hard or expensive. [...]

Meal Planning Tips and Tricks2017-03-31T11:28:55-06:00
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