Indian Slow Cooker Cuisine

As an Indian RD, I field many questions about recommendations for Indian recipes. To the typical American client, traditional Indian food can appear difficult and time-consuming to cook and involve long lists of unfamiliar spices and other ingredients. This isn’t surprising, as Indian cuisine comprises the traditions of nearly 30 regions, each with their own […]

Fun New Kitchen Gadgets for Clients

The Instant Pot is so last year. This year, as we encourage clients and patients to continue their healthful eating plans by getting back into the kitchen, we should talk about kitchen tools that don’t require reading a lengthy instruction book. (True story: My Instant Pot has sat in its box for a year!) Although […]

Help Clients Manage Portion Sizes

Do your clients have difficulty managing their portion sizes? As an RDN in private practice for more than 20 years, I see it every day. Controlling portion sizes is one of the biggest challenges my clients face when trying to shed a few pounds. Portion sizes have increased in recent years, distorting our perception of […]

Canada’s New Food Guide

The Canadian government recently released an updated edition of the Canada Food Guide (the Guide), making a number of important changes to the country’s national dietary recommendations. The nutrition guide is somewhat analogous to MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans published in the United States. Based on the Canadian Dietary Guidelines, the Guide is […]