Top 5 Food & Nutrition Trends Seen at FNCE

I had the opportunity to attend FNCE this year – this is the biggest food and nutrition conference in the U.S. with hundreds of vendors, expert speakers and of course, dietitians from all over the country and abroad. One of the fun items to observe when you’re there is what food and industry trends are…

How Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals affect Your Fertility and How to Avoid Them

I specialized in women’s health and fertility during graduate school, and as part of my research I looked into endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) and their effects on fertility, a topic relevant to anyone interested in getting pregnant or those who simply want to limit exposure to harmful chemicals. EDCs are chemicals found in everyday products…

My Top 5 Keto Diet Tips

The number one question I’ve gotten over the past few years as a nutrition student and now RD is “What do you think of the keto diet?” In fact, sometimes people think they’re being very novel and clever by asking me about it, despite the fact that I’ve literally heard this question hundreds of times….

Top Ways to Stick to a Fitness Routine

Find an activity you love – This is the easiest way to motivate yourself to get up and go to your workout every day. Do you like to shake your booty? Try a dance class. Do you enjoy being outdoors and getting a little rush from the view from the top? Try rock climbing. If…

The Top Pantry Staples You Need to Create Healthy Meals

Want a primer on how to stock your fridge and pantry with all the foods you need to make healthy and tasty meals? Here are the top 11 VeggieLush fridge and pantry staples to have in your house: Seasonal Veggies – Perhaps the most important food to have in your home is the unassuming veggie….

The Health Benefits of Beans

I once said my motto should be More Beans, Less Sugar.  Now, while I realize this isn’t the most catchy or even appealing of mottos, it is at the core of the Veggie Lush way of eating. In a way, the humble bean is a magical food! Here are five reason beans are the best…

Top 5 Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Healthfully

Cutting down on added sugar? You don’t have to go cold turkey, and you don’t have to hate life as watch your co-workers chow down on donuts.  It turns out there are lots of yummy naturally sweet foods that won’t spike blood sugar as much as added sugar and pack in vitamins, minerals and antioxidants….

Top 10 Tips for Breaking up with Added Sugar

Like so many life changes, my journey to health and to a new career choice started with a tumultuous relationship. This relationship began when I was very young, naive and ignorant, and I didn’t know what I was giving up to be in it. Of course, I’m talking about my relationship with sugar. From the…

The VeggieLush Nutrition Plan

Hi, I’m Jeani, the owner and sole proprietor of VeggieLush Nutrition! I’m here to help you meet your health goals, eat more plant-based foods, delay pregnancy into your late 30s or early 40s and take control of chronic disease symptoms, all while finding joy and delight in your food. I use intuitive eating techniques, motivational…