Welcome!

Hi.  Thanks for stopping by! As a holistic, non-diet Registered Dietitian, I help clients approach nutrition, movement, and other lifestyle habits from a different perspective. We work together as a team to come up with a sustainable non-diet approach to eating and health that makes you feel good in your body. In my practice I…

Stop the Weight Hate

In case you missed my most recent blog post, you can check out a shortened version that ran in Tuesday’s Tallahassee Democrat. Stigma against body size is not helping improve health (tallahassee.com) Part 2 on COVID and Weight is up next. Stay tuned!

A Different Perspective on Weight, COVID, and Health

From very early on in the pandemic the rhetoric about COVID weight gain and the impact of body weight on risk for COVID ramped up. This response isn’t new. Body weight and higher BMIs are commonly blamed for a wide array of illnesses and disease states. The popular belief is that any diagnosis a person…

Are You Hungry?

“We live in a world that labels the body as an enemy to be controlled, instead of our very best friend that deserves care and respect…Hunger is one of the body’s most primal and fundamental needs and honoring it and responding to it is simply an act of basic self-care. .”

Grateful

I was recently asked to do a Zoom presentation for The Florida Bar. I came up with “Diets Don’t Work: Five Things to Focus on Instead.” I discussed just a few of the many reasons why fad diets and restriction don’t work and just five of the many things we can focus on instead that…

In a Dinner Rut? Consider a Meal Kit.

Many of us have been cooking at home more than ever over the last few months. At this point that may be getting a little old and you may be feeling like you need some variety in your choices. A great way to liven things up is by trying one of the many meal kit…

5 Ways to Naturally Balance Your Hormones

I recently had a client ask, “How do I balance eating with awareness of the effect of hormones on my body?” and “Do I need to work on eating some foods versus others?” I thought this was a great question and I figured likely a common one. Hormones impact many different physical, mental, and emotional…

Shrimp, Black Bean, & Avocado Wrap

With many of us cooking from home more I thought some of you might be looking for new, quick and easy recipes to liven things up. This is an oldy, but goody that I have posted before. We had it last week and it inspired me to write about it again. With its fresh, tart…