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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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Arugula Pesto Roasted Almonds by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Arugula pesto roasted almonds make for a savory salty snack that’s perfect for entertaining or packing with you for on-the-go.  How was your first day of the #eatmindf ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: Are You Really Eating Mindfully? by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Are you really eating mindfully? I share an experience from last week when I realized how far I’d gotten from mindful eating and why I’m challenging myself this week (and ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 2.26.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. TGIF! On TFD This Week Mindful Monday: 11 Secrets to Success ... Read on »
Chai Waffles with Sautéed Pears by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Chai waffles with sautéed pears are a delicious combo of sweet and spice..and everything nice. Perfect for a weekend breakfast with the fam.  I’ve wanted a waffle make ... Read on »
Eggplant Parmesan Spaghetti Squash Boats by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A classic comfort food gets a fun seasonal twist. Eggplant parmesan spaghetti boats make for a hearty, cheesy, delicious dinner.  I’m totally an Italian girl at heart ... Read on »
Mindful Monday: 11 Secrets to Successful Meditation by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking 11 secrets to successful meditation are all about shifting your attitude during the practice.  As I mentioned a couple weeks ago when talking about hardwiring happines ... Read on »
Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Smoothie tastes so much like a dessert, you’ll be craving it every day.  This month’s Recipe Redux is all about favorite chocolate ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 2.20.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. TGIF! On TFD This Week Easy Vegan French Toast What The ... Read on »
The Best Way To Cook Salmon: Slow Cooked Salmon by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking After years of making unsatisfactory, overcooked salmon, I finally figured out the best way to cook salmon and am sharing the foolproof recipe that yields restaurant quali ... Read on »
What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday #18 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever wonder what a dietitian eats? Tune in every Wednesday to find out What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday (#WTFDAW) for recipe and meal planning inspiration, and well ... Read on »
Easy Vegan French Toast by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This easy vegan french toast calls for only 5 ingredients! And it’s still crispy, sweet and golden-brown. Perfect for Sunday brunch, or my favorite – breakfast for dinner! ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites 2.13.15 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites – my faves for the week – recipes, mindfulness, and inspiration. TGIF, ya’ll and Happy Valentine’s Day weekend! On TFD This Week ... Read on »
Vegan Boozy Mexican Spiced Hot Chocolate by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking This vegan boozy Mexican spiced hot chocolate is perfect for a Valentine’s Day date night or to get cozy with on any cold, blustery winter’s night. Sweet, spicy and boozy. ... Read on »
What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday #17 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever wonder what a dietitian eats? Tune in every Wednesday to find out What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday (#WTFDAW) for recipe and meal planning inspiration, and well ... Read on »
Dark Chocolate Raspberry Hemp Truffles 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: How to Hardwire Happiness by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A simple acronym can actually teach you how to hardwire happiness – hardwiring your brain for more positive thinking and experiences. During my yoga teacher training, ... Read on »
Friday Foodie Dietitian Favorites: 14 Valentine’s Day Chocolate Treats for Your Sweet Tooth... by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Big thanks to FOODIE by Mode for sponsoring my post today! Happy Friday!! Can you believe Valentine’s Day is next weekend already? Steve and I are going to drive t ... Read on »
Roasted Blood Orange Oatmeal by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking A hearty breakfast that’s almost too pretty to eat! Roasted blood orange oatmeal is sweet, tart, and satisfying – perfect for a winter’s morning! I’m not exactly sure ... Read on »
What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday #16 by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Ever wonder what a dietitian eats? Tune in every Wednesday to find out What The Foodie Dietitian Ate Wednesday (#WTFDAW) for recipe and meal planning inspiration, and well ... Read on »
Butternut Squash and Kale Slow Cooker Lasagna by Kara L. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Cooking Butternut Squash and Kale Slow Cooker Lasagna is a game changer – saves you so much time and hassle! You’ll never want to boil noodles for lasagna again. This version is p ... Read on »