Organic Complete Plant-Based Protein Shakes

Looking for a nutrient-packed protein drink that’s not full of ingredients you have no idea how to pronounce? Try #Orgain Organic Nutrition complete protein shakes. This shake is good for athletes, people who are too busy to sit down to eat, vegetarians, people who are trying to get more protein in their diet and anyone […]

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The Difference Between a “Nutritionist” and a “Dietitian” and How a Dietitian Can Help You

What can a Dietitian do for you? Help you: Lose weight Find peace with food Increase energy Decrease body fat Decrease stress & anxiety Improve performance Dietitians aka Nutritionists provide expertise and guidance for help with weight loss, muscle gain, improved sports performance, management of health conditions such as diabetes, kidney disease, high cholesterol, obesity, […]

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Let’s Talk About Food Festival

Join me and other talented food professionals this coming Saturday September 23rd at the Let’s Talk About Food Festival in Copley Square! What will you get at the festival? Free food, free knowledge, and tons of fun for the whole family! Time: 10:15-5PM See the event on Facebook.  Don’t forget to bring questions, an open mind, […]

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Sustainable Swordfish Skewers

Sustainably Caught Cajun Swordfish Skewers! Watch us cook this recipe up on video at the 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival HERE! From the Kitchens of: Laura Hartung, MA, RD, LDN & Nicole Chenard, MS, RD, LDN PREP TIME:       6 minutes     Total Time: 12-15 minutes     Servings: 6 Ingredients: 2 pounds of swordfish, cubed into equal chunks […]

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How to Keep Inflammation at Bay

Inflammation is meant to be a positive aspect of our body’s natural way of protecting itself. If something is wrong, for instance, when you fall and scrape your knee, inflammation shows up at the site of the injury, which causes pain and/or swelling, and that gets your attention. This is an example of a normal […]

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Cooking in Italy

It is important to me to make my own meals as often as possible and share them with loved ones. It makes a difference knowing where each ingredient comes from and home-made food always tastes better than store-bought food. On a trip to Italy this summer, I learned how to make gluten-free Pasta Pomodoro from […]

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Harvard Study: Adding Seafood and Omega-3s Improved Diet Quality

Environmentalists and everyone working on their health can rejoice about this news published this month from the Seafood Nutrition Partnership. “We have great news to share for the seafood and health movement. Seafood continues to be recognize as a vital part of a healthy diet and a new study from Harvard shows that adding seafood and […]

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Pumpkin Protein Power Pancakes!

  Throwback to 2009! Shown above is me cooking Pumpkin Protein Power Pancakes with Laura Hartung, MA, RD for Gold’s Gym members to enjoy pre or post-workout as a nutrition-packed version of the beloved pancake. Why are these pancakes healthier than regular pancakes? More protein, more fiber, vitamin A, less sugar, and totally satisfying! If […]

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Join me at the Boston Seafood Festival!

Catch me if you can! Come sea me cooking Sustainable Sword Skewers with the lovely Laura Hartung, MA, RD on Sunday August 13th at 1:30pm on the Historic Boston Fish Pier at the 6th Annual Boston Seafood Festival! Check out the schedule for chef demos here!

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Grocery Shopping Tips

Watch out for flashy displays, the ends of the aisles, and sale items Come prepared with a list – you’ll be less likely to impulse buy Shop on a full stomach, or at least not when you’re very hungry (low blood sugar levels lower your inhibitions, like having a few alcoholic beverages, so you may […]

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