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Low Carb Korean Beef Bowls

Low Carb Korean Beef Bowls

I’m a sucker for Asian food, especially Korean BBQ. I grew up in an area with a large Korean population and had a number of Korean friends over the years, so I have plenty of fond memories surrounding this cuisine. It’s been ages since I’ve … continue reading

Embracing Your Body & Mindful Eating in Pregnancy

Embracing Your Body & Mindful Eating in Pregnancy

As I navigate my second pregnancy, I’m receiving a lot of questions and expectations from other people. I get the feeling that people expect me to model a “perfect pregnancy” or a “perfect prenatal diet,” but let me quickly burst this bubble for you. I’m … continue reading

Choline in Pregnancy: Folate’s Long Lost Cousin

Choline in Pregnancy Folate's Long Lost Cousin

There are a lot of nutrients that (rightfully) get extra attention in pregnancy, like iron and folate, but what about the nutrients that don’t get their time in the spotlight? The ones that are not discussed at the doctor’s office, not mentioned in that flimsy … continue reading

Why Thyroid Health Matters in Pregnancy

Why Thyroid Health in Pregnancy Matters

Pregnancy puts many organs and systems in your body to the test and that includes your thyroid. If you’re not yet acquainted with this tiny little gland, your thyroid is located at the front of your neck and produces several hormones that are crucial to … continue reading

5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

5 Strategies to Avoid Overeating at Thanksgiving

Oh yes, that day is right around the corner. The day where, whether you like it or not, you’re expected to chow down with reckless abandon. I’m talking about Thanksgiving, a holiday meant to celebrate the harvest and express our gratitude, but one that often turns into … continue reading

Taking the Fear Out of Eating During Pregnancy

Taking the Fear Out of Eating During Pregnancy

The first nutrition question I’m asked by newly pregnant mamas is “What foods do I need to avoid?” In some ways, this is understandable. Pregnancy feels rather high stakes. You don’t want to do anything to mess it up. Perhaps you’ve been reading articles online … continue reading