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Entries in dairy-free (4)

Friday
Feb092018

Questioning if you have food sensitivities? 

If, while I was getting my dietetics degree, you would have told me that I’d be coaching people about food sensitivities, I honestly would have thought you were joking.

When I was in college (and during my medical internship), gluten-free was a thing we only talked about when someone had diagnosed celiac disease. Peanut allergies were definitely on the rise (as were peanut and nut-free schools), and I was under the impression that every American should be consume three servings of milk (cow dairy) per day.

 

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Friday
Feb022018

4 Taco Tuesday Recipes to Fit Any Eating Style

Who doesn’t like Taco Tuesday? For the majority of us tacos are a-m-a-z-i-n-g — except when you have food sensitivities to gluten, dairy, corn, or are trying to stick to a paleo or vegan diet. So If that’s what’s been holding you back from celebrating the weekly taco holiday — or if you have a loved one with a special diet or sensitivities — make sure to check out these super delicious, and of course, dietitian-approved recipes.

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Friday
Jan192018

4 Protein-Rich Dietitian-Approved Breakfasts

There’s always a new opinion on whether or not to eat breakfast, right? Then there’s the question of what you should eat. And hey, who has time to make breakfast anyway? No wonder some of us just skip it altogether.

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Friday
Aug112017

Why I went dairy-free and what I noticed

Giving up dairy was super hard for me. I grew up drinking full-fat milk and pouring it over my breakfast cereal, and cheese is one of my all-time favorite foods (common for most Midwest folks).  In college, I started noticing stomachaches after drinking milk. Because I was studying nutrition, I figured I had Lactose Intolerance (stomachaches are a common symptom) and stopped drinking milk. Because I wanted to make sure I was still getting my calcium in, I switched to a low-fat yogurt.  I’d even eat three yogurts a day because I wanted to make sure I was getting enough calcium. 

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