Improving Diabetes Management in Children

This article was published for RDLounge.com on April 9, 2018. Please see full article here: Improving Diabetes Management in Children Improving Diabetes Management in Children April 9, 2018 Leave a comment By Kimberly Wolf, RD, LDN, CDE Diabetes is a challenging diagnosis for anyone, one that requires changes to many aspects of daily life. But when a…

Pennsylvania Dietetic Association NNM

April 2018 PAND Newsletter PAND National Nutrition Month Highlights Submitted by Kimberly Wolf, RDN, CDE, PAND Media Team Member     Bethlehem, PA submitted by Susan O’Donnell, RDN For National Nutrition Month, St. Luke’s University Health Network. The dietitians at St. Luke’s University Health Network created an email address “AskTheDietitian,” for hospital employees to email…

Ring the Alarm!

This article was published for Times Publishing Newspaper, Inc on March 27, 2018. Please see full article here: Ring the Alarm on Type 2 Diabetes     March 27, 2018 Ring The Alarm On Type 2 Diabetes! submitted by Kimberly Wolf, RDN, CDE Type 2 Diabetes is becoming a growing problem across the nation. The…

Luck of the Irish

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! In honor of the holiday, I’ll be creating a green smoothie. Ingredients: 1/4 cup frozen mango 1/4 cup frozen peaches 1/4 cup frozen pineapple 3/4 cup of fresh kale 1 1/2 cups unsweetened nut milk Small slice fresh ginger Honey (optional) Blend and enjoy 🍀

Registered Dietitian Day

Today is the 10th annual RDN Day. This is the date the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics declared to celebrate food & nutrition experts. It was first celebrated in 2008 and I definitely remember that years event. I was working at a local hospital as their outpatient RDN. Our managers threw a celebration with the…

Dietetic Interns, our nutritional future

I had the pleasure of attending and speaking at a Dietetic Internship event today. I’ve been drawn towards networking events lately but there is something particularly special about Internship events. It’s neat to see the new generation in action. The room had about 70 students from various nutrition programs. I was invited as a guest…

National Nutrition Month 2018

Happy National Nutrition Month (NNM)! This month brings awareness to the power of food and everyone’s ability to CHOOSE to eat healthfully to feel your best. Food is fuel. Food is culture. Food is all around us. This March, think about why you eat (be mindful) and what food does for us. We know that…

Red (beet) Velvet cupcakes!

I was doing some research on the American Institute for Cancer Research website and I came across a recipe that one of my idol RDs created. She is an Oncology Researcher and specializes on diet and disease PREVENTION! She created a red velvet cupcake recipe that does not use red dye. These healthy cupcakes are…

Plant based power

Check out all of this color!!: Not only does your meal look & taste delicious, the ingredients are great for your body.  Sources such as the American Institute for Cancer Research suggests having several plant-based meals per week.  This includes whole grains, legumes, and vegetables. A rule I follow is adding some type of plant…

Overnight oats

Being prepared. We know the value of thinking ahead and making plans. Meal prepping has gotten more popular over the past few years. Sometimes you just want something quick and easy without a lot of thought and time. Here is something that can literally be thrown together and still keep your nutrition on point. Try…

Nutritious punch to waffles

My pumpkin waffles are loaded with filling fiber AND taste delicious!!  Whole wheat flour, pumpkin, and carrot all add to the nutritional value.  Try making them for your Valentine this week.  They are good for the heart 😉 Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 4 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp…

Barre3

I was scrolling through my daily internet reading and came across an article on Philly Mag.  Barre3 in Rittenhouse is celebrating it’s 1st birthday with a free Barre class.  I signed up as quickly as possible because that sign-up sheet would fill up faster than the outlets on Black Friday. The studio was clean and…

2018 can be your year!

2018 can be your year!  We all want health, happiness, and to meet our goals that we set out on January 1st.  All of us are a work in progress striving to be the best version of ourselves.  Each day we can learn new things that may help us progress and meet our goals.  There…

DIY snack & dessert idea

Are you in the mood for a different type of snack or healthy dessert?  I made one up that can be prepared with a couple variations depending on your taste & time frame. When I think of healthy snacking…a little protein, a little carbohydrate, and a little healthy fat come to mind.  And of course,…

HOT YOGA on a 20 degree day….yes please!

How does sweating in 98 degree temperatures sound right about now?  Yes, it’s currently 20 degrees outside but that’s not the reason that I tried HOT YOGA for the first time!  An old high school friend wrote a Facebook post that she was instructing her very first hot yoga class.  My friend Britt and I…