Author Archives: Lara Field

Eat Seasonably – CABBAGE

Trying to find fresh produce in the winter months? The struggle is REAL!  Luckily, cabbage is available to bring an element of freshness and color to your kitchen! From traditional European green and red cabbage to the Asian varieties of napa cabbage and bok choy, all varieties of cabbage are nutritionally similar. Cabbage is high […]

Whole Milk – How drinking more may help your kids weigh less

Milk choice is one of the most frequently discussed topics in nutrition. Should I transition my baby to whole milk at 1 year of age? Should I choose organic? Is plant-based milk a better choice than cow’s milk? The list goes on! On the heels of the un-processed food movement, many consumers are looking towards minimally processed […]

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

We love kitchen tools, and what better gift to get your favorite foodie for the holidays? This year, we are sharing some of our favorite things in our healthy holiday gift guide. Whether looking for the perfect present, or simply hoping to improve your own health habits, these recommendations are sure to please! Kitchen Gadgets: […]

Artificial Sweeteners – Are they safe for kids?

From drinks, candies and desserts to canned foods, dairy products and even baked goods, you can find sugar substitutes on nearly every aisle of your local grocery store. Even products that advertise “no aspartame” or “no [other sugar substitute]” may have just substituted one artificial sweetener for another. So exactly what are these sugar substitutes that you see everywhere? Are […]

The Game Changers

We are constantly bombarded with nutrition messages–on television, while we scroll through our social media feed, at our workplace, at holiday dinners with friends and family. But, who do we believe? What is the “right” information to follow? As a registered dietitian, my job is to distill the myths from the facts, and help consumers […]

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 […]