Skip to content

Making nutrition science understandable, realistic and delicious.

Very Berry Smoothie Recipe: Easy and Delicious

This berry smoothie recipe nourishes the body and pleases the taste buds! Let’s hear it for easy, fast, delicious and nutritious. I’ve been whipping up this berry smoothie recipe for years. It’s so simple and comes out perfectly with any favorite berry. During the summer,…

Read More...

2 Surprising Foods for Prediabetes and 20+ Prediabetes Diet Recipes

What’s a good food for prediabetes, or what’s a good prediabetes diet?   These are pretty common questions. And very often my clients are surprised that carbs aren’t off limits in a prediabetes diet. There’s a lot of wholesomeness in foods with carbohydrates. Fruits, vegetables,…

Read More...

Bean and Barley Salad Recipe: Healthy and Diabetes-Friendly

Barley salad is perfect for the warmer weather! And this tasty recipe is good for the heart and good for your blood sugar. Basically, that means that it’s good for all of us and especially for people with diabetes or prediabetes. Beans and barley both…

Read More...

Orange-Scented Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

These are oh my my delicious!

If you’re not yet convinced about the deliciousness of parsnips, the orange, thyme and other flavors in this roasted carrots and parsnips combo will turn you into a fan. Plus, this recipe is easy to pull together and loaded with health-boosting nutrition. I’ve learned that…

Read More...

Savory Oats and Lentils Recipe: Healthy Easy Side Dish

I think I’m a little late to the savory oats trend. I decided to explore oats as a dinner side dish to get more variety of fibers in my diet. And it turns out that putting a fried egg on this dish turns it into…

Read More...

Easy Wasabi Salmon Recipe

Easy healthy wasabi salmon with sauce

This healthy and easy wasabi salmon recipe looks fancy enough for guests, but it requires so little hands on time that you’ll cook it up any ole night. I adore salmon. Why not? It’s loaded with protein, vitamins, selenium and anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids. And…

Read More...

Creamy Oats and Lentils with Sweetly Spiced Apples: A Healthy Breakfast

healthy breakfast recipe oats

Searching for a healthy breakfast recipe? A bowl of oatmeal is a great way to start your day. This one takes a common pairing of oats and apples and adds lentils and milk to boost the protein. And cardamom and cinnamon make the taste AMAZING!…

Read More...

Lentil and Sweet Potato Chili: Healthy and Delicious

lentil and sweet potato chili with topings

Lentils make such a terrific substitute for ground meat! This lentil chili did not disappoint! I’m always looking for innovative ways to increase plant proteins like lentils, beans and tofu. I make lentil sloppy joes and lentil spaghetti sauce often. And I toss beans into…

Read More...

Award-Winning Healthy Dessert: Peanut Butter and Chocolate Cereal Nachos

healthy dessert recipe

This nutrient-packed, sweet and delicious healthy dessert recipe is a winner! Literally! Call me lucky! I was invited to spend a couple days at the General Mills headquarters in Minneapolis with a small gathering of colleagues. We were treated to a fun and informative event…

Read More...

Chicken Stew: A Simple, Healthy One-Pot Meal

Healthy one-pot meal

One-pot meals are perfect for the busy holiday season. And this healthy chicken stew recipe provides nourishing yumminess even while eating on the run. And that’s no easy task! I’ve been making some version of this stew since my children were very young. It’s become…

Read More...

Jill's Books

JW_4-books for website + promo with best sellers-100

Welcome to my Blog

Like most of my patients and clients, I lead a busy life. You probably do too. Fortunately, you don’t need weeks, days or even hours to start living better and healthier. This blog offers timesaving strategies and bite-sized nutrition and health information. Come by often for tips and inspiration to healthy living – no matter how busy you are. I am a registered dietitian nutritionist offering credible, practical nutrition advice to keep busy people healthy. Yes indeed, we can be both busy and healthy.

Dietspotlight Top Pro 2017-18

Search My Blog…

Dietspotlight Top Pro 2017-18