Sweet Maple Salmon

Seafood seems to be very hit or miss for most people. You either love it or you hate it. Growing up I wasn’t really introduced to fish, except in the form of fish sticks or Tuna Helper. And we definitely didn’t eat things like scallops or mussels. Now, as an […]

Tropical Popsicles

It seems like the temps here in South Dakota go from chilly to extremely hot and humid overnight. We are gearing up for temperatures nearing 100 degrees this weekend! Thank goodness for air conditioning. And popsicles! Ever since I found watermelon mojito popsicles at the farmer’s market in Denver, I have been […]


3 Ways to Manage Stress with Chronic Illness

Stress. Whether good or bad, everyone deals with it on a daily basis, but it can have a significant impact on your health. When dealing with a chronic illness, these effects may be amplified. Is the stress causing your symptoms or are your symptoms causing the stress? It’s a “what came […]

Meal Prep: 5/22/17

Happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic weekend. I spent part of Saturday teaching kids about nutrition and fitness at an event for work. We talked about the food groups, played dodgeball, and drank smoothies. It made me miss PE class! I also went out to dinner with my husband […]

Friday Favorites #2

TGIF! I have today off since I am putting on a kids nutrition and fitness event tomorrow so I plan to visit my sister for the day. I think shopping and a coffee date are on the agenda. I hope you had a great week and are gearing up for a fun and […]

6 Tips for Traveling with Gastroparesis

A couple of weeks ago, I went on a week-long vacation to Puerto Rico. Soaking up the sun while listening to the waves roll in was a nice change of pace. Despite being out of my daily routine, I typically feel my best when I am on vacation.  Although my symptoms are more mild […]

Banana Oat Muffins

I love to snack. In fact, if I am eating lunch, I am probably already thinking about what I will eat for my afternoon snack. Maybe it is because I am a dietitian and food is kind of my life, or maybe because my digestion is slow and I have […]

Kale Apple-ade

I have been on a juice kick recently. I keep getting coupons for $2.00 off Naked Pressed juices when I check out at the grocery store, making them just $1.00 each. That is a deal I cannot pass up! Typically purchasing juice at the store can be expensive so I […]

Creating a Gastroparesis Emergency Kit

Let’s face it: gastroparesis symptoms are unpredictable. You may feel fine one minute, then eat something and feel terrible.  Since these situations can pop up at any time, it is a good idea to keep an emergency kit of things that make your stomach feel better with you at all times.  You […]

Friday Favorites #1

If you are like me, you are always looking for ways to feel better. Whether it’s new tips for stress relief or nutritious recipes to fuel my body, I love to read books and articles to find ways to help myself feel my best. Today I am sharing some of my favorite finds of […]