The Realistic Nutritionist

A fun loving drama queen who is head over heels in love with food. Culinary school hopeful (Le Cordon Bleu - Paris), full time recipe creator, food, home and travel writer for She Knows.com and "mom" to a furbaby. Wife of a social media nerd who loves everything I conjer up!

Creamy Coconut & Berry Margaritas

I’ve never needed, or wanted, a margarita more in my life than I do right now. Work has been utterly crazy time. I’ve worked almost every single day this week (weekend included) and I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t writing content about the US states, territories and cities ....more

Gluten-free Avocado Chocolate Cake

Friday calls for luscious avocado chocolate cake. At least, after the week I had, it does. That and a giant bottle of red wine, but that’s besides the point ....more

Cauliflower Mac N’ Cheese

I’m a glorified carbohydrate addict. If I had to pick just one dish to eat for the rest of my life, well, it’d be a pasta sandwich topped with mashed potatoes. Not literally, but you catch my drift ....more

Easy Cocktail Meatballs

Today we’re going back in time, to a time period I think I could have rocked. Friends, we’re heading back to the 1960’s and 70’s in honor of the new Mad Men episodes premiering on Sunday, April 5th! My friend Carrie had this idea and, given my obsession with this show, I quickly joined in ....more

Crock Pot Spicy Thai Curry Soup

Want to know how many recipes I have just waiting in my queue? I’ll give you a hint, it reminds with smive. I’ve been utterly CRAZED with work lately and barely have enough time to eat better yet cook, style and photograph something ....more

Chunky M&M Quinoa Dessert Dip

Ready for another installment of recipes I’ve been hoarding for no good reason at all? Okay, fantastic. Because there’s just not any better day than a Friday to share this incredible chunky m&m quinoa dessert dip ....more

Almond, pumpkin seed & peanut butter granola bars

After St. Patrick’s Day, these quinoa and almond granola bars are exactly what we all need to be eating. To be honest, I didn’t really veer off diet much yesterday ....more

Chocolate Whiskey Bread Pudding

Can we briefly talk about how much I fail at holidays? Most of my food blogging friends have been posting St. Patrick’s Day recipes since the end of February and here I am, the day before, with an St ....more

Maple Cutting Board Giveaway

You know what I haven’t...more

Layered Brussel Sprout & Turkey Mac n Cheese

Today brings you another recipe found in the depths of my Iphoto. Guys, this layered brussel sprout & turkey mac n cheese was made this in the fall. Like, last fall ....more