Food Waste and Intuitive Eating

Food Waste and Intuitive Eating

Whether you’re new to Intuitive Eating or very experienced with it, you may often wonder, “What about food waste?” After all, when you start intuitive eating, you are told to start listening to your hunger and fullness cues and to honor your own preferences. This 

“For the Most Part” Goal Setting for Success

“For the Most Part” Goal Setting for Success

I have always been a big goal setter. Maybe not always a goal achiever though. Making lists of all the ways I can improve myself is something that I love to do. Ok, really I just love making lists and dreaming big. But when it 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Putting it All Together

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Putting it All Together

Thanks for joining me again for the seventh and final installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. This series is directed towards young adults who are just leaving home and entering the adult world whether they’re working, going to school, or doing both. 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Basics of Vegetarian Nutrition

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Basics of Vegetarian Nutrition

Welcome to the sixth installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. In the previous posts, I laid out several of the challenges that young adults face when first leaving home and how these challenges affect nutrition,  talked about planning balanced, satisfying meals and 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Eating When Time, Space, and Money are Limited

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Eating When Time, Space, and Money are Limited

Welcome to the fifth installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. In the first post, I laid out several of the challenges that young adults face when first leaving home and how these challenges affect nutrition. In the second post, I talked about planning balanced, 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Upgrading Your Cheap and Easy Meals

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Upgrading Your Cheap and Easy Meals

Welcome to the fourth installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. In the first post, I laid out several of the challenges that young adults face when first leaving home and how these challenges affect nutrition. In the second post, I talked about planning balanced, 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Snacking for Health and Productivity

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Snacking for Health and Productivity

Welcome back to the third installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. In the first post, I laid out several of the challenges that young adults face when first leaving home and how these challenges affect nutrition. In the second post, I talked 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Meal Planning

Nourishment for High School Graduates: Meal Planning

Welcome back to the second installment of the Nourishment for High School Graduates series. In the first post, I laid out several of the challenges that young adults face when first leaving home and how these challenges affect nutrition. The main challenges are limited time, 

Nourishment for High School Graduates: The Challenges to Good Health and Nutrition

Nourishment for High School Graduates: The Challenges to Good Health and Nutrition

Transitioning from high school to adulthood is a rite of passage in the U.S. It is full of challenges and rewards, opportunities and pitfalls. Choices at this point in life can be profound and long-lasting, both for better and for worse. Navigating this transition well 

Why I Created Nourished Gently

Why I Created Nourished Gently

I am a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with a Master’s Degree in Nutrition Science. I studied nutrition, food science, and dietetics at Utah State University. I had my first two children while I was completing my Master’s program and I decided to stay home and