I have a confession. About 2 months ago, I stepped on the dreaded bathroom scale. I know what you're thinking--"Umm Amanda, don't you tell us all the time to stay away from that thing?!" And yes! I absolutely do. If you've been following me on social media or reading my blog for awhile, then you… Continue reading The Day My Bathroom Scale Died
This post was sponsored by Pazazz Apples. It's no secret that I love my snacks between meals. Not only do I love that snacks provide me with a boost of energy, but I'm convinced the people around me also appreciate it—goodbye hanger! Among the staple items in my snack repertoire are Pazazz apples. While I'm generally… Continue reading Add PAZAZZ to Your Snacks!
I'm over the "diet-y" New Year's resolutions. How about you? Today, we are going to talk about how you can incorporate non-diet intentions into your New Year. We're a few days into the New Year and chances are pretty good that your social media has been filled with diet talk. Facebook Friend: "I'm going on Whole… Continue reading Non-Diet New Year Intentions
Mason jars have increased in popularity, thanks to the brilliance of Pinterest. I wanted to share some of my favorite mason jar gift ideas to give you some inspiration for a simple holiday gift. The holiday season is among us and talk of "gift guides" are flooding the internet. A simple Google search of "2018… Continue reading Mason Jar Gifts—DIY Guide
Happy 1st birthday to my love, Spilling the Beans! It's hard for me to believe that it has already been a year since I finally posted for the first time on my blog and social media platforms. I still remember writing that first blog post called I Think You Should Just Go For It. Because… Continue reading Social Media | 5 Things I’ve Learned after 1 Year
With a new school year upon us (sorry to remind the teachers and students of the world!), I thought I would share some recipes for easy breakfasts. I've always been a fan of breakfast, but I had a lot of friends growing up who often skipped. Now that I'm older, I do find that I'm… Continue reading Simple Breakfast Ideas
People are often confused by the Intuitive Eating world. You mean to tell me that you don't follow food rules?!? I hear you. When I first heard of Intuitive Eating, I had similar thoughts. Becoming an Intuitive Eater and breaking free from the confines of diet culture does not happen overnight. It takes a lot of… Continue reading Intuitive Eating Dietitians—Why Are We?
Self care seems to be a hot topic these days. When you hear the phrase, images of bath bombs, manicures and pedicures might come to mind. While those things are fun and wonderful, wouldn't it be nice if you could bring the self care right to your home? Awhile back, I created my own Self… Continue reading Self Care Kit—How to Create One
Today, I wanted to share a couple of summer mocktail recipes that I have been enjoying lately. Each of these can easily be made into a cocktail. Two of these are my recipes and the rest are gems I found online. (All photos are my own 🙂 ) With 4th of July tomorrow and Labor… Continue reading Summer Mocktail Recipes
Today I wanted to share some words that can help bring you perspective during life struggles. Life won't always be easy, but I hope that these words help bring you comfort and perspective. As I transition into taking on the role of dietitian at an additional Hy-Vee location in Sioux Falls, my thoughts have been… Continue reading Struggles: 3 Things You Should Know