Author: Carlene Thomas RD

I'm a Registered Dietitian and I write from a no food police perspective. I aim to balance indulgence and healthy hostessing, with a dash of wedding wellness.

Healthy Thanksgiving Ingredients: Pecans & Cranberries

By Carlene Helble-Thomas With Thanksgiving only weeks away, what’s your plan to keep yourself from getting stuffed with junk? From marshmallow topped casseroles to alcohol induced family coping, what happened to getting ready to Fall into Health ? Thanksgiving ingredients are actually some of the healthiest holiday foods, depending on how you prep them. Today let’s focus on pecans and cranberries: Pecans…

Top 10 Kitchen Survival Tips

By Carlene Helble Congratulations graduate! You’ve donned the silly cap, rocked the gown and you’ve got your diploma. But now that the kitchen is all yours…what are you going to do? We’ve compiled the top ten survival tips for cooking healthy after college. Suit it up: Outfit your kitchen with the basic equipment. You won’t be doing any cooking without at…