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Nicole G

California
I am a registered dietitian specializing in weight management. I have a website about healthy recipes that I come across and have tried, weight loss, nutrition tips, fitness tips, healthy reading ideas, and more!
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Soy Glazed Salmon by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Lately, I have been watching Nikita on Netflix and not updating my blog. What can I say, I love TV shows with a strong female lead. Haha! Anyhow, I did manage to make ... Read on »
All Done with Holiday Feasting! by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This particular Christmas, I went to three different dinners over the course of 3 days. Lots of calories were eaten, and there were plentiful white carbohydrates and some ... Read on »
Healthier Peanut Butter Kiss Cookies by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A favorite Christmas cookie in my family are the peanut butter kisses. They are gone before you know it! So, I decided it was time to cut the sugar a little, and k ... Read on »
Psycho Holiday Baking: Take 2! by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The annual psycho holiday baking has begun! Once a year around Christmastime, my Mom aka the Psycho Holiday Baker whips up about a dozen different kinds of cookies in abo ... Read on »
Sam’s Spinach by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “I ate a pound of spinach”… said no one ever. Until now. Mr. Cyclists aka Chef Sam cooked a creamed spinach dish. He started with a 2.5 pound bag of fresh spinac ... Read on »
Male vs. Female Portions by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I often come across female patients who attribute their weight gain to matching the portions of their significant other. We simply don’t need to eat that much! I always r ... Read on »
Light Baked French Toast by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I rarely make french toast since it takes a while if you are baking it in the oven. But, when I do make it, get ready for some deliciousness! I took a bite of my ... Read on »
Mashed Cauliflower instead of Mashed Potatoes by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have mentioned my mashed cauliflower many times before, but have never posted the recipe for you guys. Well, it seems to be perfected, so here you go! Everyone seem ... Read on »
Holiday Festivities and The $4 Turkey by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Yes, I got a turkey for $4! Craziness. All you have to do is buy the turkey 1 to 2 days after Thanksgiving. The turkey was supposed to be about $14 for 10 pounds, but it ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I want to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving. Hope you have a relaxing day full of good food and good company Yesterday was full of food prep for today. Psych ... Read on »
Veggie Baked Pasta by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Baked ziti is one of my favorite pasta dishes. Pasta is not my favorite, but when you add ricotta, I instantly love it. I went to the store in search of big ziti nood ... Read on »
Recipe Round-Up: A Vegan Thanksgiving by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am going to make some vegan recipes this year for Thanksgiving, and it has got my family raising their eyebrows. They don’t seem to understand. When you say ve ... Read on »
Caturday! by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This weekend we adopted two precious kitties from Angels Rescue ! We had been planning to adopt them, and we got to pick them up Saturday! Brother and sister kit ... Read on »
Food Bloggers Support for Sandy: Monkey Bread by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sometimes it is easy to get sucked into your own little world, and forget about others.  But, this is important to me as I am a true New Yorker at heart. I grew up in New ... Read on »
Superfood Dinner: Romano Crusted Salmon & Sliced Brussels Sprouts by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was tired of salmon stinking up my house, so I decided to bake it! Fish smell-free! This recipe turned out delicious! And, the cheese “crust” is really not bad ... Read on »
Reduced Sugar Pumpkin Banana Bread by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The fall leaves were gorgeous this weekend! It got me in the autumn spirit. I decided to make a fall wreath: When I went to Michael’s to get supplies, I had troubl ... Read on »
Pumpkin Apple Protein Bake… Attempt 1 by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I tried to create a no sugar added, high protein bar. It turned out more like a bread pudding… At least it looks pretty. Tastes similar to a french toast almost. ... Read on »
Halloween Weekend and Detox Kale Soup by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Busy weekend! Met up with Valerie for dinner, and then a macaroon hunt. It was a serendipitous day! Everything worked out. We found the most delicious desserts a ... Read on »
Happy Food Day! by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today, October 24, 2012 is National Food Day ! A day to eat real food, and celebrate being a foodie! Some fun things for you to check out: FoodDay.org ... Read on »
Easiest Crock Pot Chicken BBQ by Nicole G Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating When you think of BBQ, many think it is unhealthy because of the meat, the high sodium content, and the sugar from the sauce. I have been making this recipe over the past ... Read on »