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The Top 10 Staples Found in a Dietitian’s Grocery Basket

If someone asked me if I wanted to go shopping, my answer would vary depending on location. Grocery store- YES, I’m there! The mall…maybe. I truly love the grocery store (well…when the checkout lines don’t resemble the DMV). I love looking for new items to...

Drop the Guilt.

Did you know that “exercise guilt” is a real thing? Yup, it is. Exercise guilt is the guilt you feel when you miss a workout. You may feel worthless, lazy, and even depressed. Why do you feel guilty? You feel guilty because you know you could’ve made the...

Avocado Quinoa Salad {recipe}

‘Tis the season of back yard BBQs with family and friends! Even though school is starting soon, the weather is perfect for outdoor get-togethers🌤! Today I am sharing a delicious, good-for-you, side dish recipe. Avocado Quinoa Salad. The base of this dish is quinoa,...

Get Back In The (Bike) Saddle. Get Back Into Your Routine.

It’s that time of year: kids are gearing up to go back to school, and we as adults are gearing up to fall back into a regular, reliable routine. Summertime is our favorite, there’s no doubt about it. And, why wouldn’t it be?! Iowa is heaven-on-Earth...

What Should I Eat Before Spin Class?

Hi, guys! Today I’m bringing you the low-down on pre-spin fueling! 🚴🏼‍♀️🚴 What and when you eat before a workout can make a big difference in performance. This is somewhat personalized and different things work for different people, but I’ve covered some general tips...

Taking it to the Streets for Ragbrai 2017

It’s that time of year again… when thousands of cyclists take it to the streets, experiencing the state of Iowa’s beauty and hospitality, on the world’s oldest, longest, and largest recreational bike touring event: Ragbrai. Every year during...