Fun on the Roots to River Farm

Last week, Miranda and I traveled to Roots to River farm in New Hope to see what it takes to grow fresh local veggies, herbs and flowers and boy was it hard work. Roots to River is a 60 acre farm that provides fresh produce to farmers markets, local restaurants ( like my favorite Jules Pizza!) and […]

About Miranda Ortolani

Miranda Ortolani is a senior Nutrition/Dietetics major at Penn State University. Miranda is passionate about living a healthy lifestyle that includes a well balanced diet and exercise. “My mom is the cook in the house and she is a very healthy eater, so from a young age I was always fed good meals with great […]

The Perfect Summer Breakfast!

Acai Bowls are all the hype this summer as they are the perfect way to start your day off right- and the hype is well deserved! Our Registered Dietitians/Nutritionists at Eat Right Bucks County can’t eat enough, especially with local berries on top! Acai berries are a super-fruit from South America that are high in […]

Sweet Summer Treats

The summer heat is in full swing and it’s crucial to stay cool and healthy all summer long. Homemade summer snacks are always so much more delicious and healthy then those that come prepackaged. They are not only healthier, but fun to make and even better to devour. Below I shared some super easy snacks […]

Healthy, Nut-Free Snacks for School

If peanuts are part of your go to snack that you pack your kids for school, it may be a safe idea to switch it up! Peanut allergies are one of the most common in younger children; many schools and classrooms are even nut-free as a precaution. Although nuts can be present in many easy […]

All About Avocados

Lately I have been obsessed with avocados! Not only are avocados a delicious food but they are also very beneficial to our bodies. This scrumptious fruit – yes I said fruit – is packed with tons of nutrients our bodies need. They contain vitamins K, B6, C and E as well as tons of fiber, copper, protein, […]

Eat with your body, not with your eyes!

Early in November I had the opportunity to attend the Connecticut Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Fall Meeting. One of the speakers was Jim Painter, PhD, RD. He really opened my eyes to how easily our appetites are influenced by portion sizes and food availability. 20 years ago a bagel was 140 calories, now […]

Stay Warm With Homemade Soup

These chilling temperatures make everyone want to stay home and stay warm. Instead of eating unhealthy comfort food, dive into one of these delicious soup recipes on your next inevitable snow day. A big pot will leave you plenty for left overs, and these recipes are not very time consuming at all.   Homemade soup is […]

Wake Up, Breakfast is Waiting

Breakfast is a meal that can often get left behind on a busy morning. Whether there’s not enough time, you don’t feel hungry, or are simply out of ideas of a healthy way to start the day; it’s time to make breakfast part of your daily morning routine! Without eating something in the morning, you’re […]

How to Get Your Kids to Eat More Vegetables

If you’re having trouble getting your children to eat more vegetables, you’re not alone! It can be very hard for children to accept the taste of the nutrient rich foods and especially hard for them to understand why it’s important to eat their vegetables. It is essential for children to get all the vitamins and […]