Author Archives: Kristin Houts

Kristin Houts MS, RD, LDN is a Registered Dietitian focused on digestive health. When she’s not experimenting in the kitchen, she can be found shopping at local farmer's markets or breakin' a sweat around Chicago.

What’s in Your Pantry?

  What’s in your Pantry? We believe healthy eating begins in the home. One of the most important keys to achieving a healthy lifestyle is establishing simple, sustainable habits and having a well-stocked pantry can be the first step in that direction. Surprisingly, WHAT you have on hand can matter as much as WHERE things […]

10 Foolproof Recipes for Fall

We know fall can be a busy time. The days are getting shorter, but activities and social obligations show no signs of slowing down. Meals might need to be fast, but they can still be filling, which is why we’ve rounded up some of our simplest and most straightforward recipes. Read on for 10 of […]

What a Dietitian Buys at the Grocery Store

Ever wonder what’s in a dietitian’s grocery haul? Read on for the must-buys and favorite new finds of the FEED RDs: FEED founder Lara Field is a pediatric nutrition expert and mom of two, so her go-to grabs often include easy eats for the whole family including:   Easy lunch options Whole wheat pasta Amy’s […]

How to Roast Vegetables

Roasting is an easy and delicious way to prepare a large amount of vegetables for the week ahead, which is why we often recommend this cooking technique to our clients. Follow FEED dietitian and chef Sara Haas step-by-step instructions for roasting the right way: To Roast Preheat your oven to 425 degrees while prepping your vegetables. […]

Copycat Starbucks Pink Drink

The ever so Instagram-able Starbucks Pink Drink is a favorite among our teen clients, but it’s higher in sugar with less nutritional value than something we’d usually recommend. Read on for our recipe, as well as tips on how to modify your order when you want the real deal: When at Home… Start with an […]

Five of our Favorite Grilling Recipes

This time of year, grilling is a great, low-effort way to get dinner on the table. From kebabs to pocket stews, we’ve got you covered with healthy, well-balanced meals (and one delicious dessert!) perfect for end of summer cookouts. Read on for five of our favorite grilling recipes: Simple Chicken Kebabs Add diced chicken and […]

13 Study Snacks for College Students

This summer, FEED had the pleasure of having a University of Michigan sophomore work with us and provide first-hand knowledge of navigating college life with celiac disease. Read on for her recommendations for study snacks for college students that will keep you full and focused: Starting Freshman year in college is an extremely exciting, yet […]

Can Sitting All Day Affect Your Health?

Our friends at CorePT have provided us with this valuable information about injuries sustained from sitting at a desk all day. Read on to find out how to prevent these aches and pains:   Almost daily, Physical Therapists (PT) are seeing patients with complaints of upper back, neck or low back pain without any mechanism […]