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CWYMO

Graham, Washington
I am Chelsey Lindahl. Iâ??m a wife, a foodie, a dog-lover, a figure skating coach and a nutritionist/soon to be registered dietitian (RD) writing an honest, no-nonsense blog about two of my favorite things, food and nutrition. In a crazy, media obsessed world I wanted an outlet to provide... Full Bio
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Wine, Food & Fun by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On August 13th, the Fireman and I celebrated our one year wedding anniversary.  Yes, we got married on the 13th; it was Friday, the 13th to be exact.  We wanted to st ... Read on »
Road Trip Fun by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Who doesn’t love a summer road trip?  One of the best things about Washington state is that it offers a full range of landscapes all within a three-hour (or less) dri ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Camping Recap by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When I think of camping food, the likes of burgers, chips, hot dogs, muffins, and cookies cross my mind.  I have no problem with these foods in moderation.  The issue ... Read on »
Camping Recap in Pictures! by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It has been a really crazy few weeks!  We went camping for four days in Eastern Washington (3 hours away) at Lake Wenatchee.  We came home.  The next day we drove bac ... Read on »
Gluten-Free Camping Trip by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Today IS a happy Monday.  We are leaving on a four day camping escape.  Funny, I used the word “escape”.  Did I mention I got a new car? Pretty sweet ride ... Read on »
My 7 Links by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week in blogger trends everyone is posting their “7 Links”.  After reading several of the posts and loving every one of them.  I have decided that this is a band ... Read on »
Dietetic Internship Is Officially Underway by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some of you may remember a few big milestones in my life this year: Graduating with my degree in dietetics. Yay! Being accepted into a dietetic internshi ... Read on »
Garlic Smashed Blue Potatoes by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Who doesn’t love potatoes? Anyone? Didn’t think so. When teaching and talking about nutrition, I am often asked if potatoes are nutritious.  Thanks to fas ... Read on »
A Triumph for Farm Animal Activists by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Anyone who has watched Food, Inc. or who follows food politics is aware of the inhumane conditions that the majority of hens in the United States are kept and raised. ... Read on »
A Sign of Things to Come by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday was a rough and distracted day for me.  Such is life. This morning I woke up to find a beautiful rainbow outside my window.  My fingers are crossed that ... Read on »
Operation Get Outside Recap by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living The mission this past weekend was to get outside and enjoy a gorgeous sunny day in Western WA… Mission accomplished. Our day adventure to Mt. Rainier with o ... Read on »
Get Outside Today! by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Living in Western Washington we have to take our sun where we can get it!  Summers are short and beautiful weather is hard to come by.  It is amazing though what a li ... Read on »
A Makeover for CWYMO by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Alright folks, here it is!  The new and improved look of CWYMO. What do you think?  (Lying and other nonsense is welcomed here. ) Days of rifling through sup ... Read on »
A Little Downtime by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Fourth of July Weekend! I recently got a bug up my butt, to improve and beautify Chew with Your Mouth Open (yes I just said butt and beautify in the same sentenc ... Read on »
Colbert Objects to MyPlate: ‘Americans Don’t Use Plates!’ – Video... by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I just returned home from Greeley, CO very late last night from my dietetic internship orientation at the University of Northern Colorado (Go Bears!).  This morning I woke ... Read on »
USDA MyPlate is Half-Empty by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Image via Wikipedia In follow-up to yesterdays post , this morning the USDA released the new MyPlate design.  In my opinion, it is safe to say that  ... Read on »
USDA Replaces MyPyramid and Serves Up a New Plate by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Image via Wikipedia Tomorrow, the USDA will unveil the new American food pyramid.  Following long debate and the release of the new 2010 US Dietary Guideline ... Read on »
A Foodie Fiesta! by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Mexican food is by far my favorite.  Especially when it comes from Masa in Tacoma, WA  a groovy, trendsetting restaurant featuring homemade Mexican cuisine. Last ... Read on »
Sense of Summer by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s a warm night and summer is trying (not so successfully) to rear its precious little head.  You know what that means… BBQ! The fireman (my hubby) doesn’t cook oft ... Read on »
Banana Pudding by CWYMO Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Sunshine is so rare this spring in the Pacific Northwest that we have to savor every last drop we get before it is gone.  Thankfully yesterday was a gorgeous day (I am st ... Read on »