Trader Joe’s Favorites: Supermarket Checklist

Trader Joe’s Favorites: Supermarket Checklist

I’m a huge fan of Trader Joe’s — from their brand exclusive products to hot new items to pantry staples, Trader Joe’s has you covered with some great deals. I shop there often and showcase it in my Cart Series on Instagram because they have some affordable options...
Budget Planning 101: Steps to Creating a Grocery Budget

Budget Planning 101: Steps to Creating a Grocery Budget

I founded Eats 2 Know on the idea that nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated; and that a healthy and balanced diet can be attainable for you and by you. Creating a grocery budget doesn’t have to be a daunting chore. Part of my job as a nutritionist and educator...
The Best Sweet Potato Nachos

The Best Sweet Potato Nachos

Fiber, potassium, vitamin A, oh my! Sweet potatoes are complex carbs that serve as a nutrient powerhouse from their antioxidants all the way down to keeping you full or satiated. My favorite way to use them is as a blank canvas—meaning the sky is the limit. These...
How to Read a Nutrition Label

How to Read a Nutrition Label

Would you believe me if I told you that the simplest tool to help you understand nutrition is often right in front of you? One way to get back to basics of understanding what’s in your food is with the help of a nutrition label. It’s important to know how to read a...
Stress Management for Firefighters

Stress Management for Firefighters

Stressed much? We all are—in one (many) form(s) or another—at home and at work, but we know that the fire community sees and deals with so much. Over time that stress can truly take a toll on the mind and body. The threat: Increased stress can impact our health in...