Halo Top Ice Cream. I received a press email about this ice cream and went out to find it shortly after. The email boasted an ice cream that tasted like the full-fat variety all while being low-calorie and high protein (70 calories and 7 grams of protein per serving). It doesn’t taste exactly like real ice cream…but is pretty tasty!

Paleo Bread by Julian Bakery. I had previously tried the coconut variety, but I love the almond one. The nutrition facts are a little insane: 60 calories, 5 grams fiber and 7 grams of protein per slice!

Secret Squirrel Iced Coffee Concentrate. I’ve been loving cold-brew coffee and I know I should make my own but I like to support the economy. ;)

 

Maldon Sea Salt Flakes. There is truly something magical about this salt. I was introduced to it while house-sitting for my cousins and I picked some up before we left their house. It’s so good, and you kind of feel like a Chef, sprinkling salt flakes over food. :)

Chobani Flips. Chobani sent me a few to try and while I definitely prefer plain greek yogurt, you can’t go wrong with Key Lime Crumble. I’m most interested in the Blueberry Power, which is blueberry yogurt topped with chia seeds, hemp seeds and walnuts.

Ghee. I go back and forth using ghee and then not. I’m in an ‘on’ phase and so obsessed. I just saw they started selling it at Trader Joe’s, anyone tried it yet?

Straw Propeller Muesli’s. Straw Propeller  makes convenient, portable oatmeals and muesli’s in a wide range of flavors (like pumpkin pie, banana bread, curry up (YES, CURRY!), and peanut butter apple) and sent me a few varieties to try. A lot of them have added sugar which is a no-no for me, but the original muesli was a great mix of oats, buckwheat groats, raisins, dates, pumpkin seeds, walnuts and flax seed meal. (And the bite of Apple Crisp Oatmeal that I had? Delicious!)

Have you tried any great products lately?

sailing

lately i’ve been (xii)

sailing in San Diego. Can I live on a boat? checking out some live music (in 90* heat) in Pasadena for a Music Festival – we saw Yacht (they opened for Postal Service at the show in Vegas but we missed them) and Robert DeLong. loving working happy hours at Malibu Fish & Grill. so ridiculously obsessed

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how to survive the chinese buffet

My home town (Baraboo, WI) recently got a new Chinese buffet. And it is kind of a big deal. We happened to be visiting the week it opened, and when it was up to my brother to decide where we would have lunch, naturally he chose the Chinese Buffet. I swear he does things like

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hollywood

lately i’ve been… (xi)

reading The Girls Guide to Homelessness. Really good. finally hiking up to the Hollywood sign! eating out like 10 meals in a row. BAD! walking home from work in flats. I made it about 3.25 miles and then I had to call Richie to pick me up. getting into my annual spring/summer raw food grove

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so you want to be a nutritionist…{day in the life of an RD part 2}

Things have been quiet here this week in light of Boston and my heart is still heavy. Sending love and prayers. {Today is the last installment of the so you want to be a nutritionist post – part 1 | part 2 - I hope you have enjoyed learning more about what dietitians actually do!} Hello,

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fam

lately i’ve been…(x)

moving. Just to a different (and better) unit in our building, so not terrible but still a pain. I want to buy a house. drinking a glass of warm lemon water each morning. Read more about this Aruvedyic practice on my learnist board. pre-ordering Gwyneth Paltrow’s new book, It’s All Good – can’t wait for

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so you want to be a nutritionist…{day in the life of an RD, LD}

{Today is a follow-up to my so you want to be a nutritionist… post – I have Kristina LaRue, RD, LD sharing what her day at work looks like. In a few weeks I have another guest post scheduled from a dietitian who works in a more traditional setting – enjoy!} As a dietitian I

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