Being a Know-It-All

I have an obvious comment to make- I know so much more about nutrition now that I’ve been in school for over two years.     That’s why I cringe when hear someone mention a diet. Or say “I’m not eating (insert entire food group here) anymore” Or that some miracle food was discovered to give you tons of energy and help you lose weight.     … Continue reading Being a Know-It-All

2016 and Foodservice- The Final Weeks

On Leaving Foodservice- Does this look familiar? As someone who never, ever bought school lunch, it does not to me, but apparently this is one of the most popular lunches. It’s a tiny Mexican type pizza called a fiestada. Now that’s January 9th, it does seems like my school foodservice rotation was a months ago. As everything started to accelerate to it’s closing point for … Continue reading 2016 and Foodservice- The Final Weeks

Chocolate Chip Avocado Cookies

Happy Monday! So I haven’t blogged in quite some time and left the story of my foodservice dietetic internship experience unfinished- I’ll get back to that! Just to ease back into it, I want to share a project from my advanced food prep class. So almost the entire class was group work creating, planning, cooking, and serving large scale meals, but there was one individual project- a … Continue reading Chocolate Chip Avocado Cookies

Strong Not Skinny

Happy fast approaching holiday season! The kick-off of my string of holiday parties started last night with a friendsgiving. I had to explain this concept to a few (older) people over the week and they loved it and thought it was such a neat idea to also celebrate the holiday with friends! I have to agree and I am so thankful that these holiday traditions are not … Continue reading Strong Not Skinny

Week 8- Hello, Goodbye

Hello school food rotation starting on Monday! I’m interested to see what it’s really like. You hear such stories! Hello new jobs! For Matt- yes and so far, so good! He started last Monday at Daisy Brand in Wooster.  As for me, eventually depending on where we land(see below!!!!), but I’m looking forward to something different. I’ve been shifting from the norm 40 hour work week in a quality lab … Continue reading Week 8- Hello, Goodbye

Weeks Six & Seven- Good Medicine

Good medicine is in all forms- real medication, the occasional strong drink, a good massage, finishing a project, and good food. The season has changed and so what produce is in season has also changed, and I thought I would share some of these fall super foods for a super you! Pumpkin– Excellent source of vitamin A and potassium, good source of copper, vitamin C, and folic acid. … Continue reading Weeks Six & Seven- Good Medicine