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.

EPISODE ANNOUNCEMENTS

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ABOUT STEPHEN & ELISE

Stephen Compston, RD, LD, CDE and Elise Compston, RD, LD are registered dietitians, partners in life and nutrition, and the Voices behind the blog Straight Outta Compston Kitchen. With their infant son Baby C—and another little one due very soon—they promote a varied and balanced diet that emphasizes good nutrition while still allowing for the occasional fun food.

Stephen and Elise Compston

EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS

  • How food and nutrition brought Elise and Stephen together, why they clicked, and their whirlwind wedding.
  • Moving in together and how honesty allowed them to avoid the little conflicts.
  • Maintaining health at home through mutual encouragement and challenges.
  • Why big eating and healthy eating can go hand-in-hand.
  • How Straight Outta Compston Kitchen came to be and what Elise’s bucket list goal is.
  • Balancing meal preferences and establishing a “leftover threshold” to keep everybody happy at the kitchen table.
  • Elise and Stephen’s best tips for getting into meal planning.
  • Working out shared cooking routines to keep both partners on an even keel.
  • Why Stephen and Elise intend their blog to be for anybody.
  • The challenges they’ve faced trying to maintain a healthy diet as young parents.

RECIPES TO CHECK OUT FROM STEPHEN AND ELISE’S BLOG: STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPSTON KITCHEN

GROWN UP GRANOLA BARS  Grown Up Granola Bars from Straight Outta Compston Kitchen

SUN DRIED TOMATO ‘CREAM’ SAUCE
Sundried Tomato Cream Sauce from Straight Outta Compston Kitchen

BUTTERNUT SQUASH LASAGNA
Butternut squash lasagna from Straight Outta Compston Kitchen

DARK CHOCOLATE BLACK BEAN BROWNIES (GF, DF)
Black Bean Brownies from Straight Outta Compston Kitchen

FOLLOW STEPHEN AND ELISE COMPSTON

Episode 12: Stephen and Elise Compston

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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 and the show on Instagram @nutrition_nuptials and on Facebook, Twitter, 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 well-being. 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!

How You Can Support the Show:

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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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