Episode 13: Intuitive Eating for Couples

Podcast 13: Intuitive Eating for Couples

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Taco’s back from his fulfilling—and mildly chaotic—trip to India, and after catching us all up with the details of his trek he and Mandy tackle a subject that a lot of people are sensitive to at this time of year: dieting. Right around now, people start falling off the diet they resolved to stick to for New Year’s, but rather that being due to a lack of willpower it could be because the diet itself is not sustainable and conflicts with one’s eating disposition. This is why we’re advocating for intuitive eating, which grooves better with how each person eats and doesn’t get caught up in the statistical minutiae of other highly touted diets.

In our chat, we discuss the 10 core principles of intuitive eating, how we all have different eating personalities—as well as how those personalities affect dieting—and why couples need to be careful when one or both of them are on a diet.

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INTUITIVE EATING FOR COUPLES | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

Intuitive Eating for Couples

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There’s a new trend when it comes to dieting, and this is definitely one “diet” trend I can get on board with. This trend is no diet at all. As a couple, this is an opportunity to work together to create a positive atmosphere for food in your home. Welcome to Intuitive Eating for Couples.

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Creative Cooking Uses for Salt | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

Over 25 Creative Cooking Uses for Salt

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Happy February! Today not only kicks off Heart Health Month, BUT it’s Wear Red Day. So, I hope everyone is rocking their red today! One of the biggest heart health recommendations is to cut back on sodium, which is an element found in salt. Sources of high sodium foods include pre-processed foods, dining out, and foods naturally high in sodium. Table salt as an ingredient is often targeted to swap or replace to help lower sodium content. But, salt is one of our most popular cooking ingredients. And just a little bit of salt can make a difference in the kitchen. Check out these creative cooking uses for salt, plus learn about a salt alternative that tastes like salt but contains significantly less sodium than traditional table salt. Continue reading “Over 25 Creative Cooking Uses for Salt”

nutrition for pregnancy planning | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

A Couple’s Nutrition Guide to Pregnancy Planning

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Did you know January is the month when the most babies are conceived? It’s probably not a surprise. After all, when it’s freezing cold outside, there are plenty of nights when you’re cozying up together with your Significant Other indoors at home or taking romantic getaways. Add in the post-holidays state, or perhaps a recent engagement, and babies could be on the mind. Nutrition pregnancy expert and fellow dietitian Elizabeth Ward, MS, RD is sharing a guest post today all about nutrition for pregnancy planning for both future moms AND dads.

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Episode 12: Stephen and Elise Compston

Podcast 12: Double Date with Stephen and Elise Compston

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Mandy and Taco have made a reservation for a double date with registered dietitians and bloggers Stephen and Elise Compston, who discuss how healthy eating helped ignite their relationship, the key to keeping your kitchen tasks balanced, and how they keep each other on the right track.

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10 New Years Goals for Couples | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

10 New Years Goals for Couples to Make Instead of Resolutions

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Happy New Year! With the new year here, members of a couple may make their own new years resolutions of things they want to change about themselves individually.  The problem is, we all know resolutions don’t typically hold strong. Often they fall short because there’s no plan associated with them. Many can also be lacking accountability. Last year, I posed the question of what you can be doing MORE of in the new year.  I encourage you to continue using the idea of MORE versus less or restrictions. As a couple, consider setting goals you can work on together to increase accountability and success. As we enter the new year, here’s 10 New Years Goals for Couples to make instead of resolutions that will benefit your health and wellness both individually and as a couple.  Continue reading “10 New Years Goals for Couples to Make Instead of Resolutions”

Eggnog Waffles with Maple Bourbon Syrup | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

Eggnog Waffles with Maple Bourbon Syrup (Holiday Breakfast)

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These Eggnog Waffles with Maple Bourbon Syrup are the perfect way to wake up on a holiday morning. Enjoy breakfast in bed together or after a morning of opening gifts. And a great way to use up leftover eggnog.

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2019 Fruit and Vegetable Trends | Nutrition Nuptials | Mandy Enright MS RDN RYT

2019 Fruit and Vegetable Trends: Simple Solutions for Busy Couples

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Last week I had the opportunity to attend the
NY Produce Show to learn about the latest and greatest in the world of fruits and veggies. Here’s what you can expect to see coming your way to the supermarkets in 2019.  If you and your significant other think you don’t have time to prepare and enjoy fruits and veggies, these trends will give you a new reason to revisit your produce aisle. 

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