Credible nutrition information, cooking tips, product recommendations, and reflections on sustainability from Dietitian Ann.

What is Hoppiness? The Origin Story of Peas and Hoppiness

Peas and Hoppiness. Yes, it’s a food pun. No, it’s not a typo – it’s spelled with an “O.” As in “hops,” like what’s used

Save Money and Prevent Food Waste with these 3 Meal Planning Tips

Did you know an estimated 30-40% of the food supply in the US is lost to food waste? (source)



5 Winter Squash to Stock up on this Fall

The seasons are changing, the leaves are falling – which means that summer produce will soon be gone. We often think of winter as

The Common Denominator

I'm often asked the question of why I became a dietitian and my response is always the same: I love food!

However, my response is often mistaken


Happiness is... [family]
...parents visiting for the weekend.
...making homemade noodles with your niece.
...being an honorary aunt of your best friend’s kid.
...missing Grandpa

Soul Food

This Christmas I'm feeding my soul.

Most of the time I make decisions about what to eat based on health (and time

Five Tips for Enjoying Holiday Eating without Guilt or Stress

For those of us with a sweet tooth (or an urge to snack on things in front of us), this can be a treacherous time

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