Carrie Dennett is a Seattle-based registered dietitian nutritionist and Seattle Times nutrition columnist. She offers a range of nutrition-related services. No matter what your food and weight history or where your imbalance lies, I can help you restore or discover a healthy, vibrant, peaceful relationship with food and guide you to find your best ways to nourish yourself.
If you subscribe to my e-newsletter and e-magazine, and read the newsletter I sent out yesterday, you know that I’m feeling a little strange about not having a vegetable garden for the first time in 13 years! Fortunately, I have access to grocery stores with good produce departments—and to farmers markets—for fresh summer produce! When […]
One of the original ideals of feminism was that we were supposed to stop evaluating women on the basis of their physical appearance. Instead, society has continually upped the ante. This can lead to eating disorders.
Perfectionism can be strongly related to eating disorders because the drive to be (or appear) perfect can trigger disordered eating patterns at various points along the spectrum. This could mean anything from occasional emotional/stress/comfort eating to orthorexia to full-fledged eating disorders.
Are white beans the little black dress of the pantry? Maybe! Lately, I've been using dried beans as much as possible, but I always keep some canned white beans on hand for the 10 reasons I'm going to tell you about.
There’s a lot of interest in Intuitive Eating, and while learning to become an intuitive eater again can be hard work, it’s unnecessarily hard, not to mention frustrating, when would-be intuitive eaters fall into one of these three common traps.
I like my bars to be as “real food” as possible—ideally, when I look at the list of ingredients, I think to myself, “I could make something like this at home if I had the time and inclination.” Bob's Better Bars fit the bill.