The Domestic Dietitian - Creating A Healthy & Happy Lifestyle in a Hectic Home

How to Drink More Water

It was 101 degrees yesterday where I live in Northern CA. Luckily we spent most of the day at the pool but I noticed one thing at the end of the day. I drank a total of 2 glasses of water. Two. That's horrible. I definitely need to drink more ... Continue Reading

Banana Sushi – Food Trend

Food trends are funny things. Sometimes they are introduced into our lives and then leave just as quickly. While on the contrary, sometimes they stick around and make our lives much, much tastier. Case in point - avocado toast. How much better is ... Continue Reading

Meatless Monday Recipe – Gnocchi Skillet

We began the Meatless Monday movement at our house last week. You can read all about my family's decision to start in this Meatless Monday post shared earlier today. For our very first meatless dish, I chose this One Pan Gnocchi with ... Continue Reading

Meatless Monday

However, I've noticed lately that our meals have become somewhat predictable. Especially when it comes to vegetables. I read an interesting article recently comparing the cuisine of countries around the world. The article showed how many other ... Continue Reading

Zucchini Spiralized Salad – Recipe Redux

I love the idea of enjoying light and refreshing "summer salads". In my mind, I envision a clean, white plate filled with grilled proteins, zesty vinaigrette, and lots of fresh and vibrant seasonal produce. These daydreams typical include the meal ... Continue Reading

Nutrition Knowledge – Strawberries

Fresh summer produce has to be one of life's greatest pleasures. Tomatoes grown on the vine, sweet corn on the corn, juicy watermelon, tart cherries, the deliciousness is endless. One of my favorite summer fruits has to be strawberries. ... Continue Reading

Healthier Camping Meals

I'm going to be totally honest, I don't really LOVE camping. Playing in the dirt all day, huddling around a campfire for warmth at night while getting smoke in your eyes and then basically sleeping on the ground at night is not really what I'd call ... Continue Reading

Coffee Ice Cubes

I usually drink plain black coffee in the morning and another cup in the afternoon. However, there are days when I want to make my coffee break more of a special treat. Since it's summer, I've been turning to iced coffees in the afternoon as a ... Continue Reading

Our Weekly Meal Plan

It's been a few weeks since I shared our weekly meal plan and I'll admit, it's mostly due to the fact that I just haven't been home that much and I just haven't been into planning meals lately. We've been camping a few times (a camping menu plan ... Continue Reading

Amazon Prime Day Picks

It has arrived! The day you've been waiting for. It's Amazon Prime Day! So maybe that's a bit dramatic, but a special day for extra special deals on Amazon. What's not to love? If you aren't an Amazon Prime member, don't worry! You can sign up ... Continue Reading