Author: Laura Poland (Laura Poland)

Family Meals on WBNS
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Family Meals on WBNS

As school starts back up and schedules get hectic, there is a national movement to get families back at the dinner table. I had the pleasure of preparing a cooking segment for WBNS last weekend.  I was able to talk about National Family Meals Month (September), and share a recipe you can try.  Click here...

National Peach Month
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National Peach Month

I hope you enjoy this video from Good Day Columbus for National Peach Month – August!  I was asked to prepare a Bourbon Peach pie.  It was delicious!!  Although most of my peaches are enjoyed fresh like an apple, occasionally we find ourselves in excess of fresh fruit when it’s in season.  I believe this...

Healthy Summer Eating
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Healthy Summer Eating

Summertime!  I love how everything is so laid back and enjoyable.  This is the time of the year when I really like to take advantages of shortcuts in the kitchen.   Well, I found a new helpful product I just have to share with you all!  This product will help you limit how much time...

Apple Pie Day
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Apple Pie Day

May 13th is National Apple Pie Day! Some fun facts about Apple Pie Day: Apple pie may be an American dessert, but it was invented in Europe. The first Apple pie recipe was printed in England in 1381. Several Dutch recipes date back to 1500’s.  They were the first to add a scoop of ice...

Ask The Dietitian: Anti-Inflamatory Foods
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Ask The Dietitian: Anti-Inflamatory Foods

[youtube id=”https://youtu.be/91EvCsFuNmk” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”&rel=0&controls=0″ class=””][/youtube] Roasted Vegetables This is a simple recipe that you can make with your own favorite vegetables, which will add antioxidants and fiber from the veggies, as well as omega 3 from the olive oil!   Ingredients: Any vegetables you like (broccoli, carrots, radishes, grape tomatoes, onions) 2 tbsp of...

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Health Trends Demystified: Apple Cider Vinegar and Diabetes

[youtube id=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=03lFZhBvf7A” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”&rel=0″ class=””][/youtube][fusion_text] Health Trends Demystified: Apple Cider Vinegar and Diabetes Part of our role as Registered Dietitians (or Registered Dietitians to be, in my case) is understanding the science behind health claims and debunking myths. We field all sorts of questions related to health trends such as gluten-free diets, coconut...

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Why do you get a beer belly?

This month’s question from my 21 year old son… Why do people who drink beer sometimes have a beer belly? Not all beer drinkers have a “beer belly”.  So what causes men, and some women, to keep that extra weight around the midsection? Of course as a dietitian I understand it’s the extra calories not...

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How sugar  works in the body…

https://youtu.be/xWFdehOKq9E Check out this month’s post to learn about sugar, how it is used by the body, where it comes from and how much is too much. Have a question for Laura?  It could be our next video blog… [contact-form to=’laura@dietitianinyourkitchen.com’ subject=’Question for Laura’][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

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What kind of milk do you want in your Starbucks coffee?

[youtube id=”https://youtu.be/S6pTENWz7EU” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”&rel=0″ class=””][/youtube] Do you have a nutrition question?  It could be my next video blog!  [contact-form to=’laurapolandrd@gmail.com’ subject=’My Nutrition Question’][contact-field label=’Name’ type=’name’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Email’ type=’email’ required=’1’/][contact-field label=’Comment’ type=’textarea’ required=’1’/][/contact-form]

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Iced Tea – cold or hot brew?

[youtube id=”https://youtu.be/erUC88fpWnA” width=”600″ height=”350″ autoplay=”no” api_params=”&rel=0″ class=””] Welcome to DIYK!  I’m Laura, Let’s get started… I’m all about Iced Tea!  I had a client ask questions about brewing tea.  I found there is a lot out there on brewing tea!!  I had no idea and consider myself a tea snob 🙂 For the nutrition benefits...