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Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN

Pennsylvania 19468
A dietitian defying lupus with whole food plant-based meals, veggilicious recipes, alternative therapies and nurturing veg-friends in quest to conquer disease!
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What’s been going on with me? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Some of you have wondered how I’m doing health-wise these days. ( Here’s my last update from over a year ago!) Others have been curious about the food allergy tes ... Read on »
Kale Apple Curry by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from Elisa's kitchen This dish provides a hearty whole grain and legume combo with powerful anti-inflammatory properties from the garlic, ginger and ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen’s New Fast Food (Part 2) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Jill Nussinow, RD has a tremendous amount of knowledge and experience as a long time vegan in specialties such as pressure cooking, sprouting and fermentation. Let’s ... Read on »
The Veggie Queen’s Double Giveaway! by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Earlier in the week, I introduced you to Jill Nussinow, MS, RD ( Meet The Veggie Queen (Part 1) ). Well, The Veggie Queen has been kind enough to provide 2 wonde ... Read on »
Meet the Veggie Queen (Part 1) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This month’s interview is with a friend and ally of EatUrVeggies.com. I’ve enjoyed learning more about registered dietitian Jill Nussinow, also known as growing veget ... Read on »
Citrus Black Bean Quinoa Salad by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from April's kitchen Ever since I discovered the oil-free cold salads at Whole Foods, I’ve been on a quest to find good quinoa and lentil salad recip ... Read on »
Can a Natural Diet Require Supplements? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If we admit that vegans need to get vitamin B12 through fortified foods or supplements, are we saying that a vegan diet is unnatural? One point to consider is t ... Read on »
WHOLE Foods for a WHOLEsome Life… by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Do you know the difference between a WHOLE food and a processed food? Don’t feel badly if you don’t. Most people are baffled by this concept. In fact, many folk ... Read on »
Childhood Food Allergy Interview by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In addition to my multiple autoimmune challenges, I’ve recently learned that I have my own set of extensive food allergies (gluten, soy, corn, etc.), and around tha ... Read on »
Take the First Step… by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living If you want to get groovy with us over at ImproveYourGroove.com , hop on our mailing list: Read on »
Easy Salsa Supper Cooking Demo by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In this cooking demo, I’ll show you how to make a simple and satisfying dish using your favorite whole grain, dark leafy green, bean variety and salsa for a quick del ... Read on »
Cilantro Curry Berry Salad by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Photo from April's kitchen This salad is one of our favorite ways to add extra grains to our daily plate! I’ve used the dressing separately on salads or on ... Read on »
Forget February 14? by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It’s February 14, and you know what that means? That little chubby guy wearing a diaper and carrying a bow-and-arrow snuck up on me again. Little cherub does it ... Read on »
Mirror of the Heart by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Rumi said, “As you live deeper in the heart, the mirror gets clearer and cleaner.” When I read that, I glowed with the warmth I get when listening to the National Ant ... Read on »
Get Your Greens by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When’s the last time you enjoyed a green vegetable other than broccoli, peas or iceburg lettuce? I’m talking about a generous serving of dark green vegetables o ... Read on »
Acid Not Linked to Calcium Loss by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I’ve been reviewing the scientific literature on protein and bone health. As many readers know, there has been a theory that animal protein, by way of increased sul ... Read on »
Elisa’s Go-To Winter Medley Cooking Demo by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living In this demo, I’ll show you how to create a quick quinoa pilaf with water-sauteed dark leafy greens, topped with roasted butternut squash and red onion and sprinkled ... Read on »
My Interview with The Plant-Based Dietitian (Part 2) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I recently shared part 1 of my My Interview with The Plant-Based Dietitian . Today we’ll delve right into Julieanna’s latest publications that are fueling the fire fo ... Read on »
Two Priceless Plant-Based Giveaways from Julieanna Hever by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yesterday, in My Interview with The Plant-Based Dietitian , I indicated that Julieanna would be providing two of YOU with the opportunity to receive a copy of her fil ... Read on »
My Interview with the Plant-Based Dietitian (Part 1) by Elisa Rodriguez, RD, LDN Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Julieanna Hever, MS, RD, CPT As a dietitian, I thoroughly enjoy learning from my peers and sharing their incredible work. This week I’m eager to offer Part ... Read on »