Disclaimer – I am not here to single out any food brands. I am teaching about reading food labels in general. What’s the difference? Carbohydrates are large sugar or starch molecules. Sugars are simple molecules in the form of granules or syrup. When the label says “no sugar added” this means sugar in some shape or form of granules or syrups were not added. This … Continue reading Insight of the day: No sugar added, does not mean carbohydrate free!
I am obsessed with pizza. Not to mention I am a lot Italian and grew up on it. I could eat pizza for every meal. Mom raised us on making our own bread, pasta and pizza! Yay carbs. Inventing pizza recipes has been a fun tradition in our household. One of my favorites is the “dessert” pizza. Whole wheat crust topped with Nutella, marscapone cheese, fresh … Continue reading Pizza Chicken?
SAVE THE DATE WALK FOR HUNGER SUNDAY MAY 4TH 2014 It is that time of year again~ On Sunday, May 4th, I will be participating in Project Bread’s 2014 Walk for Hunger. I hope that you will support me in my efforts to raise money to help end hunger in Massachusetts! Check out my direct web page to donate! http://support.projectbread.org/site/TR/Walk/General?px=1364781&pg=personal&fr_id=1230 Join my team: Title Boxing … Continue reading Walk for Hunger! 2014
It’s March already! Happy New Year. National Nutrition Month® is here! This month especially dedicated to nutrition. A great opportunity for dietitians to educate their co-workers, friends/family and the public with current nutrition topics. This year’s the theme is: Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day Build a Personalized Eating Plan! The idea is reflective to the “Choose my Plate®” theme. It is a easy concept and … Continue reading National Nutrition Month® – March 2013
August update- Summer is flying by but that doesn’t mean that I have not been making the most of my time. The past month has been an going project to lose weight, get in shape and stay motivated! I wanted to share an update on my daily routine! Of course I changed my diet as well and I don’t mean by starving or taking supplements! … Continue reading Fitness!
Banana Bread: Just the sound of it brings some kind of comfort to the mind. Bananas are a wonderful fruit. I have been trying to master this recipe, like any other, for quite some time. I found a really simple recipe on-line and tweaked it. The key to making a successful banana bread really is less flour and more banana. The original recipe is from … Continue reading Amazing Banana Bread!