The Unconventional Dietitian Blog

Personal stories and tips about food, health and wellness.
Thanksgiving Chicken Harvest

Thanksgiving Chicken Harvest

For those of you who know me, you know I am a city girl. I have lived in the heart of the cities Denham Springs, LA (okay, maybe it's not big city, but I lived in the middle of it), Tampa, FL,  and New Orleans, LA. I currently live in the country-est place I've ever...

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My Juicing Experience

My Juicing Experience

I have been wanting to start juicing vegetables for some time now. I can easily identify the setback...convenience. With concentrating on feeding my family, the thought of juicing for me after cooking a meal is overwhelming and unlikely going to happen. Although I...

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A Nut Case

A Nut Case

With the shortening days of autumn, the leaves begin to fall, and the holiday season is just around the corner, it is time to start gathering nuts. Nuts have been a source of health questions for quite some time. I often get questions what are the healthy nuts to...

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The Incredible, Edible Egg

The Egg Eggs are laid by fowl, reptiles, amphibians, and fish. The eggs that are most common in our culture are fowl eggs-chicken, duck, goose, quail, ostrich-and even more common are chicken eggs. That's what this post is about. The Incredible, Edible (Chicken) Egg....

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What I Learned from Katrina

Hurricanes are no stranger to me. I have "hunkered down" through many, but Katrina was one that forever changed me. Let me set the stage for you... In April, 2005 my husband and I moved to New Orleans. We knew we would be starting a family soon, so decided to move to...

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Are you sensitive? Part 3

Are you sensitive? Part 3

Okay, so I realize this blog post is long overdue. I want to give an update on my food sensitivity experiment (it is outlined here). Once I found my sensitivities, I prepared to do without them, then gave it a go. Some things, like cheese, were more difficult than...

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Are you sensitive? Part 2

In the past several months I've been doing a lot research about digestion. It's crystal clear that based on our SAD (standard American diet), our digestive processes are challenged, which lends a hand to a whole host of familiar ailments. This has lead me to learn...

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