Category Archives: Weekend

What a Nutritionist Eats at a Football Stadium, VIP-Style

Cardinals University of Phoenix StadiumAutumn. The time of year that brings falling leaves, chilly evenings, and my husband’s favorite time of year – football season. While I consider myself a Packer (sans cheese head hat) and Badger fan, I couldn’t tell you the name …

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What a Nutritionist Eats at a Candy Buffet

Candy display at friend's adoption partyIt’s every kid’s dream. To “get candy,” as Jerry Seinfeld explains.

Last weekend I attended my friend’s adoption party. It was quite a production, to say the least, and for good reason. Alysa and her husband had tried to adopt …

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What a Nutritionist Orders at a French Bistro and The Greenbrier

The Greenbrier entrance

My delightful little room welcomed me with a lush garden view.

This week we are all in for a treat. I’m fortunate to be attending The Symposium for Professional Food Writers at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. …

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Healthy Food Shopping Haul at Sprouts

Over Labor Day weekend I took full advantage of Steve keeping Scarlet while I went to my workout and shopped afterwards. I splurged and drove the extra 15 minutes to Sprouts Farmers Market, a grocery store with locations sprinkled throughout …

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What a Nutrition Expert Eats Over Labor Day Weekend

This holiday weekend I just chilled out with friends and family. Before I share that with you, I’d like to announce the randomly chosen winner of the California Raisins beach bag. Congratulations Allison! Her favorite recipe was the vegan quinoa salad, along …

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What a Nutritionist Orders at a Pizza Joint

Before I share my lovely (but frivolous) weekend with you, I would like to mention our East coast friends who had to endure this past weekend’s tragic hurricane Irene related events. If you have been affected, please let us know how things …

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Good Restaurant Food Weekend – Hurray!

It’s mind-boggling how quickly life can change from day-to-day. One day I’m escorted to a fabulous dinner in a sleek black SUV conversing with intelligent adults, and two days later I find myself tripping over Hot Wheels and scraping chocolate …

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Dietitian Gone Wild: Annual Trip to Wisconsin

For the first few days of any vacation I eat everything in sight to fully immerse myself into all the region has to offer. The more fried and golden a food the better. Wine with lunch? Absolutely. Unless I’m headed …

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Dietitian Confessions: We Went Home with Ben & Jerry

I’m all stewed out. For the past week I’ve been testing ten slow cooker recipes for a client and today marks the next phase of retesting those that need adjustments. To make things worse, my husband doesn’t eat stew, he …

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Salmon Cakes, Homemade Starbucks Frappe, and a Skinnygirl Margarita Weekend

This weekend was the “quiet before the storm” since I’d soon be off on yet another trip. Steve and his guy friends went to Las Vegas, leaving Scarlet and me to go about our pool, gym (she’s in a children’s …

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