Is chocolate milk the best choice after a workout?

by Bailey Green Dietitian Candidate on March 23, 2015

The turth

Whether you’re an athlete or not, you’ve probably heard about one of the newest trends in sport drinks: chocolate milk. In recent years, there’s been a huge push in the sports nutrition community for chocolate milk to be recognized as a recovery drink in the same way that commercially produced specialty drinks are. Because of […]

Scallops + Pesto + Pasta = Yummy!!!!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on December 15, 2014


It’s official! I have a new favorite! I am so excited about this recipe. A client and I found this a few weeks ago and it has been a hit with a number of my clients ever since. This recipe has minimal ingredients, is simple to make and fast!!! I made it tonight is about […]

Mac and Cheese. . . Yes Please!!!!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on December 7, 2014


I have to admit, I am not a big mac & cheese fan. . . never have been, but I have a son who loves pasta and a husband who does love mac & cheese and MANY clients who have asked for a “healthier” mac & cheese recipe. So this week I finally decided to […]

Holiday Nutrition Challenge!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on November 3, 2014

Holiday Challenge

Hey Everyone, it’s Challenge time again!  With Halloween behind us and only 7 weeks until Christmas, it’s the perfect time to learn the art of “moderation.”  In my practice I teach the principal of 90:10. This is where if 90% of the time we eat healthy, then the other 10% can be whatever we wish. […]

A lesson I learned while on holidays!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on August 17, 2014


Tomorrow I am officially back after what was a great 2 week staycation with my son Nolan!!! I cannot even remember the last time I had 2 weeks off consecutively! My boss/business partner (Kris MacPhee) forbid me from working during my two weeks!!! Ugh. . . this is so hard for me to do!! I have to admit […]

Homemade FULLafel Patties = Yum!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on August 17, 2014


I got this recipe from one of my favorite cookbooks, “The Loonyspoons Collection Cookbook”, by Janet & Greta Podleski.  Top this delightfully easy recipe with tzatziki and hummus and you have a well balanced satisfying meal the whole family will love! Enjoy! B~ Falafel   15 Patties add 1/8 cayenne pepper to recipe Ingredients 540 […]

Tuna Noodle Casserole!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on August 17, 2014

Broccoli Tuna Casserole

This recipe is for sure a fan favorite by both kids and adults alike! This yummy casserole makes tasty leftovers that freezes well, if you have any leftover to freeze! Be sure to give this fast, easy and affordable recipe a try!   Enjoy! B~ Tuna Noodle Casserole 8 Servings Ingredients 375 g whole wheat pasta, macaroni/elbow […]

June’s Meal Planning Challenge!

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on June 4, 2014

Meal Planning. . . in my opinion, is one of the important requirements to accomplishing nutrition success. As I pointed our in my previously written post entitled “4 Ways you save by meal planning” meal planning can save you a lot of headache, time, money, and possibly your waste line. Due to these reasons and […]

Lentil Shepard’s Pie

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on May 7, 2014

You have got to try this recipe! It is delicious and one the whole family will love. This recipe was shared with us by one of our clients who said, “if my husband will eat it, anyone will!” This recipe was modified from the BBC Good Food Recipe! It does take a bite of time […]

Sugar. . . Who is up to the challenge!?

by Bethany Vessey, Registered Dietitian on May 2, 2014 · 1 comment

How many grams of sugar do you eat daily? Do you even really know. . .? Do you know that your body does not recognize the difference between processed sugars and natural sugars, to your body sugar is sugar. What makes the difference is that natural occurring sugar is usually accompanied by a whole host […]