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March Favorites (2018)

It’s hard to believe that I’m writing my March favorites post already… Where does the time go?!  But here I am, writing another monthly favorites post. I hope you guys enjoy reading them as much as I love writing them!  It’s about this time of year when I start to get tired of winter. Unfortunately, in our part of the world, winter usually stays around until April or May. I’ve had several snow days on my birthday (April 13) over the years. If it continues like this, we won’t see spring here for at least another month. We’ve had 2 snow storms over the last week or so, but I’m hoping the snow doesn’t stay too long. Either way, this week…

What This Dietitian Eats in a Day

Many of you have been asking and today, I’m finally sharing what this dietitian eats in a day! By this dietitian, I mean me.  I often ask my patients for a 24-hour food recall to assess their nutrition. I ask them what they eat on a regular day and at what times. This is what I feel like I’m doing right now. I’m giving you guys my 24-hour food recall. Maybe a little more detailed than what I usually get from my patients! Keep in mind that what I eat changes from one day to the other. I decided to give a few examples per meal and snack to give you a better idea of what I eat. I feel that sharing only one day as an example wouldn’t…

Our Engagement Photos – Part One

(Photos taken by the talented Fiona Chiu) We met four and a half years ago, when we were both 19, in our second year of university. I was walking my dog one Thursday night, when my friend texted me and asked if I wanted to go out that night. It was getting late and I had class the next day, but I reluctantly agreed.  After running back home to get ready in 10 minutes, my friend came and picked me up. We drove to meet with one of her other friends, who was at her boyfriend’s house. Turns out, her boyfriend was Shaun’s roommate. When I got there, I felt awkward and out of place. Just imagine a shy, introverted girl walking in a room full of strangers. I basically introduced myself and let my…

February Favorites (2018)

(photo taken by Fiona Chiu) Happy Friday! Today I’m taking a break from sharing a recipe and instead, I’m sharing my February favorites. Don’t worry, I have a new recipe coming early next week! It’s a delicious pasta dish, perfect for Valentine’s Day. For now, I hope you’ll enjoy my little list of February favorites, including some Valentine’s Day recipes, a sneak peek of our engagement photos and a few other things I’m loving lately. February Goals As you may know, I love writing monthly and weekly goals. This month, my goal has been to wake up 15 minutes earlier and do yoga. I wake up at 5:45am, I roll out my mat and do 15 minutes of yoga in my pajamas. I…

January Favorites (2018)

Welcome to my January favorites post and happy New Year! I know we’re approaching the end of the month, but it’s still January and I’m hoping you’re all still excited and motivated to cook healthy recipes this year. I have so many goals for 2018, both personal and for my career. I’m hoping that 2018 will be a good one!  I’m currently working on so many new recipes that I can’t wait to share with you guys. I’m hoping to share a lasagna recipe soon, as well as a soup, smoothie, casserole and of course some healthy treats. Let me know what kind of recipes you would love to see on the blog this year. I would love to hear your suggestions! For…