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!

Tastefully Crafted with Green Mountain Gringo

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Green Mountain Gringo all-natural chips and salsa. All opinions are 100% mine. I am a salsa FREAK ....more

Gluten free Peanut Butter Coconut Oil Cookies

Try saying that 10 times fast. ...more

Pumpkin Apple Lentil Muffins (Gluten-free)

Sneak in some extra protein to your morning routine with these luscious pumpkin apple lentil muffins, made with an assortment of Bob’s Red Mill healthy products! This morning is going to be one of those mornings where I forget pouring my coffee into a mug and instead just guzzle it directly from the pot. Good thing I work from home where such practices are widely acceptable on account that the only living things who will witness the act have four legs and can’t speak ....more

Creamy Corn Chowder

This creamy corn chowder is a great use for the rest of your favorite summer sweet corn! I might, finally, be ready to open up the cans of pumpkin stashed in my pantry. I was pushing it off and pushing it off, but now, as the leaves start to fall off our trees and my body subconsciously yearns for chunky sweaters and horror movies, I can’t stop thinking of turning all the things into pumpkin ....more

Simple Strawberry Ice Cream

Savor those last few days of summer with this easy and light simple strawberry ice cream! I have to give my friend Gina a big HIGH-FIVE for her post a few days ago. She shared this beautiful fig frozen yogurt and wrote a perfect dietribe about how we need to stop wishing away seasons just because we’re excited for the next one ....more

Easy Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you’re a soup lover and could eat it all year long, you’ll love this super easy chicken tortilla soup! Just a handful of ingredients is needed! I’ve always been a “closet” chef ....more

My 10 Favorite Travel Photos This Year

We’re doing things a little differently today and in lieu of a new recipe, I’m going to share something just as near and dear to my heart. I thought I’d put together 10 of my favorite travel photos from this year and share them with you! I’ve had a whirlwind summer, 5 countries, countless cities, and that’s not even including my January – April, which included 4 US cities and two Southeast Asian countries ....more

Chocolate Tofu Pie

This creamy, decadent and delicious chocolate tofu pie will be the next big hit at your Labor Day party, that is if you can bear to share it! Dude. This pie ....more

Banana & Chocolate Chip Waffles

These banana & chocolate chip waffles are the perfect breakfast for those mornings you want something a little more indulgent than boring oatmeal. Friends, the writing well is a little dry today, I’m sad to say. I wish I had an “after school special” worthy lesson to bestow upon you or some thrilling and exciting trip filled with life-changing details to regale ....more

Muddled Raspberry & Orange Spritzer

Looking for a refreshing and delicious summer cocktail? Try this ALO inspired muddled raspberry and orange spritzer! Maybe it’s a recently revelation, but I’m completely obsessed with cocktails lately ....more