Wholesome Nutrition Blog

Excuses and Why You Struggle Sticking To Your Plan

Excuses and Why You Struggle Sticking To Your Plan

Do you ever start something or make a new goal and you’re instantly pumped and excited for it? You just know you’re gonna accomplish it and change your life and you’re so fired up! Then a week goes by. And all of a sudden you’re noticing roadblocks that are trying to...

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Ask the Dietitian: Easy On The Go Breakfast Ideas

Ask the Dietitian: Easy On The Go Breakfast Ideas

I hate making breakfast. Did you think just because I’m a dietitian that I love to wake up and cook a big ole breakfast for my family? No way! The easier the better! Which is why I just knew I had to write a blog post on this frequently asked question.    Is...

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Ask the Dietitian: Cheapest Ways To Eat Healthy

Ask the Dietitian: Cheapest Ways To Eat Healthy

Eating healthy can feel really expensive and sometimes even overwhelming, huh? Do you need those special nutrition shakes? Do you need to buy organic only? Should you only shop in the health food section of the grocery store?    If you’re like me, then I’m sure...

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Eat Your Red, White, and Blue This 4th of July

Eat Your Red, White, and Blue This 4th of July

You know I’m not talking about the sprinkles on your festive cupcakes right? Or the colored chocolate chips in your sugar cookies? I know, I know. While those make for some festive decor, believe it or not, they don’t provide you with much nutritional value. But...

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Summer Pantry Stock Up (Kids Edition)

Summer Pantry Stock Up (Kids Edition)

  School is out and summer is here! If you’re a mom, this means you should probably get your pantry stocked because you know your kids are about to turn into snack monsters and be eating All. Day. Long. It always amazes me how much food we go through over the...

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10 Tips for Organizing Your Fridge This Spring

10 Tips for Organizing Your Fridge This Spring

The sun is shining and daylight is lasting longer. The weather is warming up, the grass is greener, and the flowers are starting to bloom. Spring is here, y’all! Who else is ready for some spring cleaning?!    When you’re cleaning through the different areas of...

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Healthier Chicken Jambalaya

Healthier Chicken Jambalaya

If you’re looking for a healthier twist on jambalaya, look no further! I know chicken isn’t a traditional protein choice for jambalaya but I’m a big fan and I think you will be too! By using chicken and using less andouille sausage, it cuts back on the calories and...

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6 Healthy Super Bowl Food Swaps

6 Healthy Super Bowl Food Swaps

Who else looks forward to Super Bowl Food?! The game and the commercials are great of course, but for me, the real winner of Super Bowl Sunday is the food!    Did you know it’s estimated that the average American eats an average of 2400 calories and 121 grams of...

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Do You Need A Daily Protein Shake?

Do You Need A Daily Protein Shake?

Protein shakes are one of the most commonly used supplements in the nutrition world and chances are, you’ve probably had one. But do you need one every day?   Protein shakes aren’t necessary or needed for everyone but can be helpful in some cases. If you eat a...

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4 Ways Yo-Yo Dieting Can Negatively Impact Your Health

4 Ways Yo-Yo Dieting Can Negatively Impact Your Health

Most of the time when you start a diet, you do it to get healthier, right? Maybe you’re looking to lose excess body fat or you’re looking to eat more nutritious foods and get yourself in better shape. The problem with the majority of diet plans is that they are not...

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What’s The Deal With Added Sugar?

What’s The Deal With Added Sugar?

Added sugar is found everywhere. Seriously. Everywhere. Food companies sprinkle it on everything and rarely can you find a boxed product with zero added sugar.   But that’s so cruel! Why would companies want to add it to everything?! While there is no nutritional...

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Why Quick Fixes Don’t Work For Your Health Goals

Why Quick Fixes Don’t Work For Your Health Goals

Dry shampoo. Target drive-up ordering. Listening to a podcast at 1.5x speed. Car washes. Two-day shipping. Order ahead apps. We all appreciate a short cut, don’t we?   I know you moms out there feel me on this…. We love to be productive and as efficient as...

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Rethink Your Holiday Drinks!

Rethink Your Holiday Drinks!

Well the holidays are here in full force!  With that comes all the celebrations and fun times with family and friends. All the food, all the desserts, and all the festive alcoholic drinks. Don’t worry girl, I promise I’m not here to ruin all your holiday fun or take...

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Synthetic Vitamins vs. Natural Vitamins: Which Is Best?

Synthetic Vitamins vs. Natural Vitamins: Which Is Best?

Is it just me or do you feel like you see ads for vitamin supplements everywhere? It seems like every influencer and celebrity out there is promoting a vitamin and mineral supplement to help with hair growth, immunity, or energy production and you find yourself...

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A Dietitian’s Guide To Eating Out At Restaurants

A Dietitian’s Guide To Eating Out At Restaurants

Did you know 56% of families report going out to eat 2-3 per week? It’s also reported that 36.3% of children consume fast food on a given day. Insert mind blown emoji!  I know that busy life of running my kids to all of their sports and activities every night of the...

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Pump Up Your Protein At Breakfast

Pump Up Your Protein At Breakfast

Have you ever noticed a time when you ate a big bowl of cereal or a donut for breakfast and an hour later you were starving again?  You think to yourself “I don’t understand, I JUST ate!” but you find yourself back in the pantry searching for a snack. Most typically...

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Surviving the Picky Eating Years

Surviving the Picky Eating Years

If you ask me, picky eating is one of the most frustrating parts of parenthood during the toddler years. Your precious little kid who has always been the best eater in the world suddenly seems to be taken over by a complete stranger of a kid who won’t even eat mac and...

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6 Tips to Crush Your Nutrition & Fitness Goals Faster

6 Tips to Crush Your Nutrition & Fitness Goals Faster

I remember the day I decided that I was going to run a half marathon. I was pumped up and excited and couldn’t wait to run it! Except I needed to train. Badly. Seriously, I could only run 2 minutes until I needed to stop. When I looked at the training plan of a half...

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