Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

The Mediterranean diet has been acknowledged as one of the healthiest ways to eat. Not only is it associated with some delicious meals but it's also been linked with improved heart health and weight loss. Generally speaking, this diet focuses on eating fresh fruits, vegetables, seafood and healthy grains, while limiting red meat, unhealthy fats … Continue reading Mediterranean Diet for a Week: Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Feta Sauce

Ahh, the warm summertime breeze, friends and family gathered together, and the sizzle of fresh meat and vegetables hitting the grill–there’s nothing quite like it. If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner to serve up at your next meal or cookout… you’ve come to the right place. Chicken, asparagus and lemon are basically … Continue reading Grilled Lemon Chicken and Asparagus Salad with Creamy Feta Sauce

Quinoa Crunch Granola

If you're like me, when you go in for a bite of a recipe, you love a good crunch. That's why I came up with this delicious Quinoa Crunch Granola. Quinoa makes for the perfect addition to this simple granola recipe as it provides a great texture and packs in some added protein and nutrients. … Continue reading Quinoa Crunch Granola

Weight Watchers for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

Successful weight loss program or just another fad? This is the question I was sought out to answer by giving this program a try with a free week trial. Weight Watchers has been around for more than 50 years with over one million active users. It is a program that many of my friends and family have discussed with me. Since nutrition is my field of study, people are always asking for my opinion on the program.

Vegan for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

I'm not typically one for diets other than the Mackenzie Burgess diet. What's the Mackenzie Burgess diet? It's my personal eating habit that consists of enjoying life, eating in moderation, and setting certain healthy guidelines to my eating habits. I think everyone should have a diet named after themselves because the focus should be more … Continue reading Vegan for a Week: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways