Eating Your Emotions? But is it really a problem?

Eating Your Emotions? But is it really a problem?

Written with Gila Glassberg, MS, RDN, CDN Are you feeling… Just a little burnt out? You picked up dry cleaning for a home-bound friend. You made dinner for another friend who just had a baby. You donated to the school fundraiser. You baked the cakes for the shul...
Eat the Rainbow… But How?

Eat the Rainbow… But How?

I often give the advice, “Variety in diet leads to variety in nutrition.” It makes sense: Each food has a unique nutritional composition, so consuming a variety of foods naturally leads to improved health. Eating different colors and textures, and enjoying different...
Respectful Dissent: Learning at the Table

Respectful Dissent: Learning at the Table

This is not a blog to get you to vote a certain way, or to think the same way as me or as your table companions. This is not a blog to get you to eat a specific way. And no matter how political food can get, this is not a blog to get you to start eating kale. Or stop...
Quiet Your Mind to Tune in to Your Body

Quiet Your Mind to Tune in to Your Body

Have you heard of Intuitive Eating? Intuitive Eating (IE) is a nutritional philosophy I love, but it’s very often misunderstood. Isn’t IE just “eat whatever you want, feel great, and be healthy”? Well that’s the elevator speech for...
What is a Non-Diet RD?

What is a Non-Diet RD?

I consider myself a non-diet dietitian although I don’t often encounter direct weight loss requests. I work with maternity and early childhood nutrition, so the diet culture is a little more nuanced. If you’re not sure what a registered dietitian (RD) is,...
Picky Eater vs The Instant Pot

Picky Eater vs The Instant Pot

Why do you love your electric pressure cooker?  Probably because it makes delicious meals simpler and cheaper. Two things our kids don’t do for us, am I right? One of the big draws with the Instant Pot (and other brands, such as the Pressure Cooker XL) is that you can...