Let's be real for a moment. The world is not set up to be conducive to a healthy lifestyle. Although we've slowly seen a trend for healthy fast casual restaurants and smoothie bars popping up , there's still a fast food joint on every corner, and convenience stores aren't necessarily stocked with wholesome options. It's important to set up the space around you and take time each week to prepare food that's nutritious and transportable. So I'm sharing an on-the-go snack you ca
I’m looking out my window as I write this blog post. It’s pretty ugly out there. We finally got some typical Chicago winter weather today with high winds, freezing rain and cold temperatures. Whenever the weather is cold and wet, I automatically crave warming spicy foods. My friend from New York is in town and coming over for dinner tonight. Brainstorming a meal for us to led me to whip up an Indian inspired sweet potato dish.This mixture of vegetables cooked in dry spices (w
A few days ago a friend and I were discussing our love of Asian peanut sauces. She told me she just made a peanut noodle stir-fry with tofu and her meat-loving husband gobbles it up. Earlier today, I stood looking through my pantry pulling out items to make a peanut sauce of my own. Although I’m certainly not the first person to think it, I decided to make an almond butter based sauce instead. Why not? I’d made a few version of an almond butter dipping sauce at my old job and
Since healthy eating has been part of our lifestyle for a long time, the holiday season doesn’t throw me off too much. There are occasions where I indulge when I typically would not, but I embrace those moments. In between holiday parties, cocktails and dinners out, I make an extra effort to eat as clean and healthy as possible. A huge pot of vegetable soup is what I normally crave to keep me on track. I made this huge pot of Cleansing Winter Soup to keep up our veggie intake
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Welcome to the Well Fed Nutrition Blog. I'm Jessica, a dietitian nutritionist sharing recipes, kitchen tips and advice for a life well-fed.