I’ve ready some great blog posts this week that are definitely worth taking a look at. Here are some of my favorites: I love Elle’s Food Confessions of a Registered Dietitian over at nutritionella. It just shows that nutrition professionals are only human! Plus it makes me feel better about those margaritas and fried pickles I had… Read more »

Whenever I get together with friends, my favorite appetizer to make is always bruschetta. Its light and healthy and small enough to munch on. I usually make a traditional bruschetta with olive oil, tomatoes, and basil. When I saw this amazing recipe from Martha Stewart I knew I had to give it a try. She may be… Read more »

Today’s wonderful what I ate Wednesday (say that 3 times fast!) is brought to you by flax milk. I walked into Whole Foods a couple days ago to pick up a couple things and restock on my beloved unsweetened vanilla almond milk. Much to my surprise, they were out of stock. I tried to keep… Read more »

Happy Wednesday everyone and happy anniversary to my wonderful parents today! Before I begin my weekly recap, don’t forget to head on over to Facebook and like my new page that I finally made this week. Check it out and go ahead and “like” it for updates! Illustrated Nutrition on Facebook This week has gone quickly since… Read more »

In honor of MyPlate’s 2nd anniversary yesterday, I thought I would introduce you to the current food-based dietary guidelines in the United States. In case you didn’t already know, the food pyramid officially retired a long time ago. It’s probably laying on a beach somewhere in Florida under a palm tree drinking a Corona. OK, enough of… Read more »