Alissa’s Blog

Moroccan Eggs in a Basket

Did you know May is National Egg Month? I’ve teamed up with the American Egg Board to celebrate by creating this delicious Moroccan Eggs in a Basket recipe packed full of veggies and featuring the warming flavor of garam masala. This is a sponsored blog post and I was...

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7 Diet Words You Should Stop Using

As a dietitian, I've heard it all. But if I could pick a few things that I wish people would never say again it would be these seven diet words. Every time I turn around there is another article, blog or Facebook post touting a “full body detox,” “clean eating plan”...

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Why Cheat Meals Don’t Work

Here's why I don't believe in cheat meals or cheat days. Plus, how you can indulge guilt-free – and still lose weight. As a dietitian, I hear about "cheat meals" or "cheat days" regularly. The concept – that, if you eat healthfully most of the time, you should be...

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2-Ingredient Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

If you ask me, there is NOTHING better than chocolate + peanut butter. These simple two-ingredient mini chocolate peanut cups take that flavor combo to a whole new level. I've loved chocolate since I was a little kid. Twizzlers, Swedish Fish, Starbursts - you can keep...

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Turmeric Latte Recipe

Turmeric Lattes, also known as Golden Milk, have become a hugely popular coffee alternative. Enjoy this Turmeric Latte recipe for a caffeine-free pick-me-up. Turmeric may not have been on your radar until recently, but as 2016 comes to a close this bright yellow spice...

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Egg Breakfast Pita with Feta and Spinach

Looking for a healthy breakfast sandwich? Look no further: check out my tasty Egg Breakfast Pita with Feta and Spinach.   As I kid I hated eggs. When my dad would make them for breakfast, I always choose cereal instead (or a cinnamon pop tart…!). Boy, how times have...

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Gift Ideas for Fitness Lovers

Here are six of my favorite gifts for the fitness lovers on your holiday shopping list. Are you looking for a holiday gift for a fitness lover? You know who I’m talking about: that friend who goes to hot yoga or spin class multiple times per week, or your CrossFit...

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Tropical Wild Blueberry Smoothie Bowl

Smoothies are one of my favorite ways to pair fruits and veggies for a quick, on-the-go drink. This wild blueberry smoothie bowl pairs sweet-tart wild blueberries with citrusy oranges and sweet pineapple chunks. Fresh ginger adds just a hint of spice. Since we...

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