Blog Nuts Help Make the Most of Your HEealth

Nuts Make the Most of Your Health

You can improve your overall health by eating nuts. There are many types of nuts available and in many different variations from just a simple nut in a shell. The range varies from raw to roasted and salted or roasted and sweetened, etc. Typically the serving size is ¼ cup. Calories can range from 170 to more than 200 per …

Blog Protein in the Vegetarian Diet

Protein in the Vegetarian Diet

Those following a vegetarian diet do have nutritional concerns; however protein is not typically one of them. Before going further I would like to clarify the difference in vegan and vegetarian. They are different. A vegan lifestyle involves more than food. Animal products or anything derived from an animal are not used. This includes clothing or products made from an …

Blog July is Ice Cream Month

July is Ice Cream Month

July is ice cream month so it is time to enjoy this delectable treat.  It sounds good, smooth, creamy and refreshing on these long, hot summer days.  Other frozen treats are enticing, but none will provide the mouthfeel that you get when you eat ice cream.  All year long I hear about frozen treats that are alternate choices for ice …

Blog Blueberries for Your Waistline

Blueberries for Your Waistline

Blueberries are a tiny, dark blue fruit that offer tremendous health benefits such as helping to reduce heart disease, slow the decline of cognitive health and can help prevent some cancers. If you have been in a grocery store lately and gone to the produce department, you know that blueberries are in season.  They look fabulous and have lower prices. …

Blog Eggs for the 4th of July

Eggs for the 4th of July

Eggs are one of the best protein sources for us and they taste great.  In case you didn’t already know, there have been changes with the recommendations for eating eggs.  For years you were told not to eat egg yolks, only the whites, and now the headlines have changed to read that eggs are actually good for you to eat.  The …

Blog Sugars and Summer Fruit

Sugars and Summer Fruits

There are so many scrumptious fruits around during the summer months.  Juicy, cold, mouthwatering fruit makes summer a favorite time of year for many.  As I visit with clients, I am told they don’t eat much fruit because of the sugars in fruit.  Since I hear that often, I decided to write this blog.  It’s important for you to know …

Blog Food for the Road

Food For The Road

The car is packed and you are ready to go relax and explore a new world on your road trip.  Then in the next few hours hunger hits you and now what do you do for food?  Part of you wants to eat whatever you want because you are on vacation.  The other part of you wants to still be …

Blog New Name for Nutrition Works

New Name for Nutrition Works

In case you haven’t already noticed, I am changing the name of my company from “Nutrition Works” to “Eats With Grace”. I’ve been using this name for the past year on my Facebook page and in other social media and thought it was time to make it official. The name says more about my approach as I provide support towards …

Blog What To Eat At Epcot

Eating At Epcot When You Have Three Hours!

There are times that eating a balanced meal is just simply not going to work and this evening was one of them.   Having a chance to make a short visit to Epcot, I quickly decided there was not enough time to eat and I would grab something at the park. With three hours to cover three hundred acres at Epcot, …