Intuitive Eating Tips – Your Guide to Making Peace with Food

My latest article written for HealthQuarters! Read on for intuitive eating tips to guide you in your journey to ditch the diet and develop a healthy relationship with food. We tend to think of diets and meal plans as the IKEA furniture instruction manuals to healthy eating: a little complicated, but worth the effort. But…

Golden Tofu Taco Salad with Cilantro Citrus Dressing

It’s been getting hotter in Vegas lately, and I love it. But that also means I’m craving some more summery meals for lunch and dinner. I’ve got a quick, healthy meal salad recipe that has all the necessary components. Meal Salads Just a quick reminder for all of you that like to eat salads for…

Matcha green tea: what to buy

New to matcha? Trying to figure it out? Let’s talk about some the basic tools & ingredients you need to make a good matcha drink. Matcha Powder Whisk & Bowl Cold water or hot water Let’s start with… Matcha powder! You can buy matcha at many grocery stores… but I like to buy my matcha…

Vegetarian Egg One-Pan Dish

I love to make this recipe for #veggiesforbreakfast, but it’s a healthy meal (complete with protein, veggies, and whole grains) for breakfast, lunch, or dinner! It’s my super quick & delicious rice + egg + veggie recipe. This recipe creates a delicious crispy rice bottom. When you add fermented chili paste to a crispy rice…

Nutrition Counseling: Expectations vs. Reality

“Eat salad for every meal, and cut out carbs entirely” said no balanced nutritionist/dietitian ever. But I swear, that’s not much of an exaggeration of what people think I’m going to tell them when they ask me for diet advice. I think the general perception is that a nutritionist or dietitian will begin your nutrition…

Nutrition Framework for Life

This is a general nutrition framework that I send to all my clients who want to talk nutrition with me. My goal is to provide an outline and some concepts to ensure that we are starting on the same page. A framework to live by for a balanced diet and a healthy relationship with food…

Mandatory Labeling of Genetically Modified Organisms & the Food Movement

Is Mandatory GMO Labeling the Hero We Deserve… or the One We Think We Need Right Now? (I am the food movement.) Chelsea Clarke December 13, 2015 Table of Contents Introduction The Food Movement Mandatory GMO Labeling Current Policy Vermont, Northeast States, & Others What Does the “Right to Know” Mean? Current Federal Legislative Actions…

Food Journals and Calorie Tracking

I’m starting off the New Year with a basic post that I’ve previously written for some of my body fat loss challenges I’ve run at the gym. The first thing to do before you start trying to change the way you eat is to assess what you are currently putting in your mouth. Keeping a…

Why I’m not doing Unprocessed October

Processed Pumpkins It’s October. This means my life is filled with all things autumn-y and pumpkin-y. Pumpkin. There’s something about it. The seasonality is definitely a big draw. Absence makes the heart grow fonder That is how I feel about pumpkin. It’s not quite the same for tomatoes, corn, watermelon, all those signature summer foods….