A day's work for an RD

Vegan Oatmeal Cookies

Today, my mission was to rework an oatmeal cookie recipe to be more heart-healthy and vegan. Oats are already a heart-healthy food so I didn’t have much work to do there; but I have not done much vegan baking. This was going to be a challenge! I ended up making two batches of oatmeal cookies.…

Kale Rolls with brown rice

We’ve Got Greens!

It’s kale cooking demonstration time! Tis the season to harvest greens and we have a lot of them from our organic Ogier Garden where I work so I decided to do a cooking demonstration showcasing our beautiful greens. Recipes included kale quinoa rolls and autumn vegetable soup.I found both of the recipes I used online…

Cilantro!

And We’re Live!

Welcome! Today is the day I officially launch my Web site. To celebrate the occasion, I have just posted a cooking demonstration showing you how to make “mom’s homemade salsa” which makes a great snack or can be used in other recipes. You can find the video on my “Cooking Videos” page or on my…

healthy bread on table

Macronutrients – Those Confusing Carbs!

Carbohydrates Sources: Carbohydrates come from plant and animal sources. The food groups that contain carbohydrates include grains, fruits, dairy, and vegetables. There are two main types of carbohydrates: simple carbohydrates (sugar) and complex carbohydrates (starch and fiber). Sugar: There are two types of sugars that people typically think of when talking about sugar in the…

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Allow Me To Introduce Myself

My name is Alexia Lewis and I am a Registered and Licensed Dietitian. To learn more about me and what I hope to accomplish with this Web site, please take a look at the “About Me” page, the “Media” page, and read some of my posts. I hope you enjoy reading as much as I…