06: Double Date with Liz Weiss and Tim Carruthers

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Taco and Mandy have a Double Date with registered dietitian and podcast host, Liz Weiss, and her husband, Tim, to discuss their chance encounter meeting, what happens when a bachelor starts living with a cookbook author dietitian, raising healthy eaters, and adjusting to an empty nest.

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ABOUT LIZ AND TIM

Liz Weiss is a registered dietitian and host of the Liz’s Healthy Table podcast and blog. She joins today’s podcast with her husband, Tim Carruthers. Tim is a VP of engineering at a computer company near Boston. Liz and Time live in Lexington, MA. 

Learn more about Liz’s work and passion for family mealtimes at lizshealthytable.com and connect with her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube. You can also listen to Liz on her podcast, Liz’s Healthy Table and join her free Podcast Posse on Facebook.

WHAT WE LEARN:

  • Tim and Liz’s epic first meeting
  • The benefits of being married to a dietitian who writes cookbooks and blogs about food
  • Tips for raising healthy eaters and encouraging family meals
  • How Tim transitioned from meat-eating bachelor to pescatarian

Check out their kids Josh & Simon in the kitchen!

Josh cooking
Simon cooking

KEY TAKEAWAYS:

  • Establish roles and responsibilities early on by allowing each person to specialize in their areas of expertise (eg. Liz cooks, Tim does the books)
  • Divide and conquer – but also be fair (ie. if one person cooks the other should help out with cleaning)
  • Keep family meals in relaxed, informal settings to promote good conversations
  • Keep an open mind about trying new foods

RECIPES TO CHECK OUT FROM LIZ

Smoky Salmon Tacos with Greek Yogurt Sauce

FISH TACOS

Plus check out Liz’s podcast episode dedicated to tacos with dietitian and chef Sara Haas!

Tuscan Tuna Bowl

BOWL MEALS

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Have a question, story to share, or feedback on the show? Email podcast@nutritionnuptials.com 

Meet Your Hosts, Taco & Mandy:

Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness instructor. She is the creator of the blog, Nutrition Nuptials, where she has been helping couples learn how to merge their lifestyles together and served as the inspiration for this podcast. Mandy is dedicated to helping teach people how to fit the foods they love into their lifestyle with an “all foods fit” philosophy. She is joined every episode by her co-host and husband, Taco. Taco and Mandy are active beach bums who live at the Jersey Shore and are always exploring restaurants, breweries, wineries, and perfect sunsets. You can check out their finds on Instagram by following #AdventuresOfTacoAndMandy.

Follow Mandy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, and YouTube @mandyenrightRD 

About the Show:

Nutrition Nuptials is all about helping couples learn how to go from a “ME” to a “WE” when it comes to their household habits, particularly when it comes to nutrition, fitness, and overall wellbeing. The backbone of the story is the STORIES you will hear because every couple has their trials and triumphs. Know that you’re not alone! Hear Taco & Mandy discuss stories they have experienced personally in their time together. And join them for their Double Date episodes when other couples join the show to share their experiences.  There’s laughs and learnings for all! 

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Thanks for joining us today and for saying “I DO” 

to YOUR happily, health-fully ever after!

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9 thoughts on “06: Double Date with Liz Weiss and Tim Carruthers

  1. I loved this episode…Liz and Tim are awesome! Their guidelines really hit home with me too…my hubby and I tend to stick to our areas of expertise around the house (he doesn’t seem to understand that you have to separate the laundry into different piles before washing) and I don’t give a darn about changing out the air filters in the house or cars. Great episode.

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