10 November 2015 Tapas: Portion Control and Sociability in One

In a world where bigger is better, it’s often difficult to figure out a healthy portion size. Even though portion sizes in Spain are smaller than in America, the serving sizes are perfectly adequate to fill our stomachs. Thus, use the latest food trend to lose weight – eat tapas which are healthy, fun and delicious! Keep reading for three ways that tapas help with weight control.

11 August 2015 20 Tips for Eating in France without Breaking the Calorie Bank

France is a foodie destination, but that doesn’t mean you can’t control your calorie intake while still enjoying delicious cuisine.

23 June 2015 More Than Gazpacho: Spanish Dietitians’ Tips to Losing Weight

Eating tapas, gazpacho soup, and paella rice dishes and interviewing two Spanish dietitians during my sabbatical in Spain have given me the opportunity to look into the Spanish way of living and bring back new ideas for my weight loss clients in the states.

12 March 2015 How to Navigate a Gluten Free Vacation

Even though I do not have celiac disease, I have chosen to eat gluten free (GF) for two weeks while my American friend, Debbi, who has celiac disease, is visiting me in Seville, Spain. For those of you who have felt restrained from traveling because of dietary restrictions, learn from the example of Debbi who just moved from Colorado to Scotland, how to live and enjoy traveling with these five GF traveling tips.

13 January 2015 4 Things You Did Not Know About Olive Oil

What country produces the most olive oil? The answer may surprise you. Should I add olive oil to my smoothie? Enjoy this article sharing four morsels I learned while recently touring an olive orchard and cooperative processing plant during the winter harvesting season in sunny southern Spain.

10 September 2013 From Farm to Table: Balinese Style

From Italy to Spain to Canada to this summer on the island of Bali in Indonesia, my husband, two daughters and I have chopped and stirred our way through cooking classes, learning not only new culinary techniques and tasting local delicacies, but also cherishing the opportunity for a peek into the history and family traditions of different cultures. Enjoy this tasty healthy recipe for Gado Gado! What a great way to increase your vegetable intake by dipping them in peanut sauce!

27 August 2013 Foods of Hawaii: From Fresh Fruit to Spam and Shave Ice

Hawaiian cuisine features dozens of unique and delicious foods, from fresh tropical fruits to Spam Loco Moco and Plate Lunch.

15 August 2013 Calorie Budgeting While Traveling in Europe

How to manage body weight while traveling in Europe, thanks to calorie tracking and setting a calorie budget.

24 July 2012 Traveling Taste Buds: An American Dietitian Peaks into the European Kitchen

Traveling Taste Buds: An American Dietitian Peaks into the European Kitchen Guest post by by Martha Henze, MS, RD, Traveling Taste Buds, LLC Before attending cooking school in Spain last month, I had high expectations that I would travel home to Colorado with the perfect healthy cooking nugget for...

21 December 2010 On the Go: Eating Healthy While Traveling

On the Go: Eating Healthy While Traveling According AAA, about 92.3 million Americans will travel over the holidays this year, which is almost a 4% increase in travelers over last year. And while this means an extra helping of patience is certainly needed, it doesn't mean that we need an extra helping...

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