If you haven't noticed by all the recipes on this blog - I love quinoa. It's one of my ultimate pantry staples because it's nutritious and versatile in cooking. Have you ever cooked with quinoa? It's a gluten-free, high protein grain packed with fiber, vitamins and minerals. I love how it cooks up quickly in about 10-12 minutes on the stove top. Any quinoa newbies can check out these quinoa cooking tips from my friends over at WellSeek. Quinoa can be used in a variety of dish
This article was originally published through WellSeek. Hi guys! I'm chatting about one of my favorite nutrition topics: digestive health! Because of the area of nutrition I specialize in most of the clients I see experience some sort of gut distress like bloating and gas. Although a client may see me for a thyroid condition or weight loss, addressing gut health quickly becomes an important topic to address. Digestive health and probiotics have become increasingly popular he
I think my system is in a little bit of shock with the cold, snowy weather we've had the last few days. I head to Phoenix this weekend and can't wait to get there - the weather is in the 90's! Until then, I can't help but crave hearty meals to warm me up. Today I'm sharing an Italian Beef, Quinoa & Kale Skillet we are enjoying this week for dinner. It's made (almost) in one pot - you'll simply need to steam the quinoa while you get everything else going on the stove. This dis
This article was originally published through WellSeek An underactive thyroid, or hypothyroidism, is one of the most undiagnosed and misdiagnosed health issues. The most common form of hypothyroidism in the U.S. is Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, which impacts an estimated 14 million people. I'm one of those 14 million. Hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid, is one of the most unrecognized health conditions in the world. It is an epidemic that is sweeping the globe, yet doctors are
This weekend flew by for me and I'm trying to wind down and enjoy the last bits of it this evening. It was a busy one! I celebrated my cousin's Bar Mitzvah, worked on some recipe development + blog posts and met my girlfriends for brunch this morning. Despite the business I wanted to quickly pop in to share a recipe I've been loving lately. Busy weekends always call for a little relaxation on Sunday evening before the week starts. My favorite wind down ritual is putting on ou
When I put on a big pot of soup to cook it's because I want to eat something warm, hearty and comforting. I'm one of those rare people who enjoys eating soup year round, even in the middle of summer. Weather is in great flux this time of year and Chicago is experiencing days of spring-like weather and then drops in temp, so I want soup that's comforting, but a little on the lighter side. The lemon + chicken + Italian seasoning in the soup remind me of the flavors you'd find i
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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.