The Too Busy to Diet Blog

The official blog for Too Busy to Diet, the diet reference guide and healthy eating book

  • Who Was Responsible for Memorial Day?

    Who Was Responsible for Memorial Day?

    Who Was Responsible For Memorial Day? Do you know who was responsible for Memorial Day? Originally know as Decoration Day, John Alexander Logan established Memorial Day. He is most probably the most successful Union Army Generals. He was born in pro-slavery southern Illinois. He served in the US House of Representatives for the state of…

  • Fresh Summer Salsa Recipe

    Fresh Summer Salsa Recipe

      Recipe from: lifecurrents.com Written by Sarah Pennington, Dietetic Student at Miami University As summer approaches and the weather gets nicer, this recipe is perfect for cookouts, or just eating a family meal outside. It’s fresh, and full of veggies for vitamins and nutrients. Black beans are a great source of protein and fiber, and…

  • Every Activity Counts for Exercise

    Every Activity Counts for Exercise

    Remember May is Exercise is Medicine Month. When we think of exercise we often think of 1 hour workouts at the club after a long day of work. Our best of intentions can get side tracked by busyness, long days and just being too tired to go. Remember that any activity counts. Just getting moving…

  • Grocery Stores Changing How Shelf Space is Determined

    Grocery Stores Changing How Shelf Space is Determined

    Grocery Stores Changing How Shelf Space is Determined A growing trend is that the center aisles in grocery stores are shrinking and favorite foods are often missing. You may be surprised that this is happening, but grocery-shopping patterns are changing rapidly. Grocery stores are beginning to give more space to fresh food and prepared meals…

  • Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins

    Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins Recipe Recipe from the Miami University 11th Semi-Annual Food and Mood Nutrition Conference, Spring 2016 Written by Sarah Pennington, Dietetic Student at Miami University  I love meal prepping on Sunday’s before the busy week starts so I don’t have to spend time making food in the middle of the week with…

  • Exercise is Medicine Month

    Exercise is Medicine Month

    May is Exercise is Medicine Month so we are going to provide you with some interesting and fun tips about exercise during the month. Need a Pick-Me-Up Rather than another cup of coffee or tea to feel energized how about taking the stairs? In fact, a new study supports that easy stair walking rather than…

  • How To Save Money On Groceries

    How To Save Money On Groceries

    How to Save Money On Groceries https://goo.gl/MSxv8p Check out this article for ways to save money on groceries. Jacqueline King, MS, RDN, CDE, FADA Author: Too Busy to Diet

  • Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs

    Celebrate Garden Month in April by Cooking with Fresh Herbs “Fresh herbs can be easily found year-round at stores and seasonally at many farmers markets in Illinois,” says Jacqueline King, a registered dietitian and spokesperson for the North Suburban Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, “and they are a great addition to your recipes this…

  • Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare?

    Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare?

    Are You Frustrated With Your Healthcare? I am writing my blog today to write about my utter frustration with the healthcare system under Obamacare! I want to share Peggy Noonan’s excellent editorial from the Wall Street Journal 3/25/17 edition at https://patriotpost.us/opinion/48182. Read it if you feel like you are alone with this mess that is…

  • Dietitian Made Easter Baskets

    Dietitian Made Easter Baskets

    Dietitian Made Easter Baskets Tonight I started to put together my grandchildren’s Easter baskets. Although I like to encourage healthy eating for children, I do admit that I do throw some sweets into the baskets. They each got a small chocolate Easter bunny and two small bunny filled containers with chocolate miniature Easter eggs. The…