Alissa’s Blog

High-Protein Apple Cinnamon Overnight Oats

Looking for a quick and easy make-ahead breakfast? Look no further! This 5-ingredient overnight oat recipe is sweet and creamy and high in protein thanks to Bolthouse Farms Plant Protein Milk, which is made with pea protein.  This post is sponsored by Bolthouse Farms....

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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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