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Kara L.

Boston, Massachusetts
I am passionate about food, health, and wellness. I believe that 'we are what we eat,' therefore we need to nourish our bodies with wholesome, healthy foods to become healthy, wholesome beings! With a B.S. in Nutritional Sciences from Boston University in May 2009, I have the basic... Full Bio
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Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 5.1.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking TGIF, friends! Does anyone else remember the ABC TGIF series from back in the day? Fridays just haven’t been the same since. But at least we now have FFDF – Friday ... Read on »
Chipotle Inspired Vegan Burrito Bowl by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A Chipotle inspired vegan burrito bowl that’s bursting with spices and flavor and is healthier than take-out! Over the last couple months, on multiple occasions, I’ve foun ... Read on »
Collard Green Wraps with Tofu and Thai Peanut Sauce by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ditch the bread for your next sandwich wrap and use nutrient-packed collard greens! Start with these collard green wraps with tofu and thai peanut sauce.  Often times ... Read on »
Dark Chocolate Matcha Hemp Protein Bars and GIVEAWAY! by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods. Thanks for supporting brands that align with my values and help make TFD possible. I was compensated fo ... Read on »
Asparagus Pea and Feta Salad with Lemon Balm Vinegar by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A light, refreshing salad for springtime – asparagus pea and feta salad with lemon balm vinegar and fresh mint.  This month’s recipe redux theme is spring cleaning – g ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: How To Normalize Your Meditation Practice by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hey ya’ll. Hope you had a fabulous weekend! The last few weeks on Mindful Monday we’ve been talking about meditation. We talked about meditation for beginners (samatha ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 4.17.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. On TFD This Week Mindful Monday: Loving Kindness Metta Meditatio ... Read on »
Sweet & Salty Pistachio Snack with Blue Cheese and Apricots by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Thank you to The Pistachio Health Institute for sponsoring this post today! And thank YOU for supporting organizations that align with my values and help make TFD possible ... Read on »
Asparagus and Brie Grilled Cheese with Arugula Pesto by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A grown-up grilled cheese for spring! Asparagus and Brie Grilled Cheese is finished off with an arugula pesto to seal the deal.  Guys. It’s here! SPRING! You d ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: Loving Kindness Metta Meditation by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hey ya’ll. Hope you enjoyed the weekend! Sorry I was MIA this past Friday but I was speaking on food photography for dietitians at the Massachusetts Dietetic Association A ... Read on »
Asparagus and Leek Quiche by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This asparagus and leek quiche is the perfect quiche for spring packed with seasonal produce and made with double the protein for some serious staying power. Quiche. I ... Read on »
Easy Curried Noodles with Tofu and a Giveaway! by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking An simple weeknight dinner with less than 10 ingredients that can be made in under 30 minutes. Easy curried noodles with tofu and broccoli packs in Thai flavor and is chea ... Read on »
Mindful Monday Video: How To Meditate for Beginners by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Hey guys! Hope ya’ll had a lovely weekend. I enjoyed baking my little heart making Easter bread and visiting my friend’s adorable two month old baby. The baby fever de ... Read on »
Healthier Easter Recipes Round Up by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Just in time for Easter and the start of spring, I’ve rounded up 20 healthier Easter recipes fit for holiday entertaining or just to celebrate the spring season! Garli ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites: Pin It Party! by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ain’t no party like a Pinterest Party! My friend Lindsay over at The Lean Green Bean is hosting a Pin-It Party and well, I’m always down to start my weekend off right ... Read on »
Avocado Hemp Deviled Eggs by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Disclosure: This post was sponsored by Manitoba Harvest Hemp Foods. Thanks for supporting brands that align with my values and help make TFD possible. I was compensated fo ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: 11 Things Meditation Is Not by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Sometimes, to understand what something is we have to look first at what it is not. Covering 11 things meditation is not to dispel and myths and misconceptions to help ope ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 3.27.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. On TFD This Week  Did You Take the #EatMindfully Challenge? ... Read on »
Roasted Radish Ricotta Crostini by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking An appetizer to whet your spring appetite – creamy, refreshing ricotta infused with lemon and mint and topped with sweet roasted radishes.  I’m rebelling against Mothe ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: Did You Take the #EatMindfully Challenge? by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A quick debrief and next steps for the #eatmindfully challenge.  Sorry I’ve been a little MIA on Mondays since the #eatmindfully challenge. I’ve been mindfully managin ... Read on »