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About laurenfaye

I am a dietitian in the New Orleans area currently working at 2 clinics counseling women, infants and children. I received my Human Nutrition Bachelors Degree with a minor in Psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago and completed my dietetic internship practice through Tulane University. I love food: the way it tastes, the way it looks, and the science behind it. I originally started this blog to give myself practice on writing about food. However, since becoming a dietitian full time I have decided to expand it a little further to cover other things I am passionate about as well. I am a retired Irish Dance Instructor since co-founding the Triallta Irish Dance Company. I am also versed in ballet, tap, belly dance, swing dance and acrobatics. I love fitness, learning and love meeting new people.

Sayonara, 2016

This year was full of blessings and yet sprinkled in throughout were events I would have liked to live without; but isn’t that life? Between losing loved ones and watching close friends deal with losses, learning of scary diagnoses and … Continue reading

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What do you mean you’re a vegetarian?!

When I tell people that I am a vegetarian, I get a lot of questions: You don’t eat meat? Are you getting enough protein? Have you seen that funny video about questions vegetarians are tired of hearing? (If you haven’t … Continue reading

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How to eat well–Part 1

I’m here to give you some general tips on eating well. Some of you may need more guidance, or feel the need to tell me that I told you something you already know and looking for the next step and … Continue reading

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It’s been some time…

So I’ll admit; it’s been a while since I’ve posted. My apologies, with valid excuses. I finished my internship, planned a wedding, moved across the country in my Prius, traveled back and forth for wedding activities and family emergencies, and … Continue reading

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Food recall for those with soy allergy

Soy Allergy Alert November 1, 2012 Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling all code dates of Wegmans Gluten Free Chocolate Cake Mix, 15.3 oz. (UPC 77890-2833 – Code dates from 30Oct2013 to 11Apr2014), Wegmans Food You Feel Good About … Continue reading

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Reading-not just looking- At Packages and Labels

I really want to share some information with everyone about label and food-package reading. I don’t want you to fall prey to the marketing tricks that are out there…like I did this week. I am a bit ashamed to admit … Continue reading

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Make Yourself

“When you define yourself by your job, it’s hard to find the courage to stop working—even though most of us, in my professional opinion, are working far too hard!” – Marcelle Pick I recently read this quote online and thought … Continue reading

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