Empty Promises Of A Low-Carb Diet

Low carb diets may sound like the fix-all when it comes to your weight, eat less carbs .. gain less weight. When you think of carbs, your first thought probably goes straight to pasta, rice, and bread, am I right? Yes, those are carbs but there is more to carbs than meets the hungry eye….

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“Savory Sausage and Veggie Paella”

  If you’re looking for an easy week day meal, look no further than my recipe right here. This recipe is one of my staples when I have left over vegetables and no idea where to put them. The wonderful news about this dish is the endless possibilities you can create with a little bit of…

Birthday Revelations

Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday to you.. Happy 1st Birthday dear… The Healthy Chew Happy 1st Birthday to you!   A Year In Review For The Healthy Chew         WOW! I can’t believe it’s only been a year since I started this little blog, creating and sharing my passion for…

“Herb Frittata”

I don’t know about you but here in the Rackley household, we tend to be a little uncreative when it comes to breakfast time. I personally like to start out the day with something that leaves me feeling good, you know like something healthy and contains quite a bit of protein. Most days, that leaves…

“Spicy Sesame Stir Fry”

Oh what a wonderful world we live in where we have the greatest nutrition grown straight from the earth. I’m talking about the fresh vegetables you and I cook, the ones we buy from the farmers market or local grocery store. How amazing it is that the vitamins and nutrients our bodies need and crave,…

“Cinnamon Pumpkin Waffles”

This recipe has been one of my absolute favorites for several years now. When I was searching Pinterest for new fall recipes (like every girl does), I came across a pumpkin pancake recipe that used pumpkin puree in the mix. Let me tell you, it changed my life. After using pumpkin puree in my waffle…

The College Grocery List

Dietetic Internship Rotation #3: Texas A&M University Student Health Services Length: 80 hours Going Back to the Basics This past rotation, I had the privilege of working beside a Registered Dietitian within the Student Health Services at Texas A&M University. During this rotation, we were working with students who came in seeking advice and counseling…

“Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Scones”

Happy Fall Y’all, we are just now beginning to see a drop in our 100 degree weather. Evening walks with our dog, Winston finally calls for a light sweater, but I would be crazy to say that I need boots when going outside. Regardless of the weather outside, when the calendar turns it’s page to…

Life Lessons with Geriatrics

Dietetic Internship Rotation #2: Veterans Hospital Length: 160 hours    When I first began this rotation, I knew it was NOT going to be my favorite. I was put in the Home Based Primary Care unit looking after the Geriatric population for two weeks. My job was to counsel them on better eating behaviors and…

“Oatmeal Apple Pie Bars”

I think it’s safe to say, “Happy Fall Y’all” in Texas. The cooler weather finally decided to come knocking at the door, and when I say cooler weather I really mean a temperature drop to 80 degree weather instead of 99 degrees. Southern girls get a little ahead of ourselves this time of year, there…