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A Better Solution to Meal Plans

A Better Solution to Meal Plans

“Can’t you just tell me what to eat?” It’s one of the most common questions the team at McDaniel Nutrition get, and it makes sense! Decision fatigue is a real thing. Whether you’re feeding yourself or feeding your family, a lot of time and energy is needed to eat!...

Nutrition Beyond the Scale

Nutrition Beyond the Scale

What would it look like if your definition of “health” wasn’t tied to a number on the scale? How would you do it differently? Would it change your relationship with food? With movement? At a time of year when we are bombarded with messages that center on weight or...

…and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

…and a Partridge in a Pear Tree

December is National Pear Month and it's definitely the right time of year to celebrate! We so often associate fruit with summer, but we've found some delicious winter recipes that use pears. If you're still planning your holiday menus be sure to include some of these...

Navigating the Holidays: Reframe, Reflect, and Renew

Navigating the Holidays: Reframe, Reflect, and Renew

Whew! Navigating the holidays, with all the holiday hustle and bustle, can make scheduling and keeping an appointment with your dietitian may be low on your priority list. We get it – December is a busy time of year! Or maybe you find yourself thinking, “What’s the...

Holiday Hacks: 3 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips

Holiday Hacks: 3 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips

Between holiday parties, school concerts, family gatherings, shopping, and vacations most of us will be VERY busy this holiday season. Give yourself the gift of taking some shortcuts and holiday hacks to take some of the pressure off so you can relax and be merry...

5 Not-So-Basic Healthy Greens to Eat Now

5 Not-So-Basic Healthy Greens to Eat Now

When it comes to healthy leafy greens, most of us rely on the basics like romaine, leaf lettuce, and spinach. We eat these week after week, and while all of these provide health benefits, there is a huge selection of leafy greens in the produce aisle that you could be...

McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Dessert Hummus

McDaniel’s Bite-Sized Reviews | Dessert Hummus

Dessert hummus. Yep you read that right! While most people think of hummus as a savory dip, it can also be a sweet treat! Traditional hummus is made from blended chickpeas and typically mixed with tahini, garlic, olive oil, and spices. Dessert hummus is made from...

October is for Apples!

October is for Apples!

Move over pumpkin spice, there’s another fall flavor in town! October is National Apple Month, and we’re celebrating by bringing you the nutrition facts plus a great apple recipe round-up to help you incorporate these nutrition powerhouses. We’ve all heard the saying,...

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