Jen Lyman cuts a watermelon into pieces


If the past year has taught me anything it’s that  Eyebrows need to be filled in with an actual eyebrow pencil, eyeliner doesn’t cut it, and  It is extremely difficult to convince a person they need carbohydrates Since it took me this long to tackle A (it’s pitiful, I know, the woman at Sephora got […]


December 12, 2019

Spoonful of chicken noodle soup in front of full bowl of chicken noodle soup

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

There’s nothing that feels better when I’m sick than my mom’s chicken noodle soup. It was awful getting sick in college and having to make this for myself, I was pretty bad at it at first. It took me a few years to be able to make chicken noodle soup that’s as good as my […]


October 24, 2019

Fresh baked apple pie next to a stack of green apples

When Food is More than Food

Ever since I was pretty little my family has had a tradition of going apple picking in the late summer. It’s grown up some since I was a kid (we go to a brewery for lunch instead of a fast food place where kids get free ice cream), but the day always ends the same—making […]


October 18, 2019

Jen Lyman at Mizzou's dietetic program graduation

Dietitian vs. Nutritionist, What’s the Difference?

I wanted to take a little time today to explain the difference between a Dietitian and a Nutritionist because I know that can be a little confusing…kind of like the difference between whole grain bread and multi-grain bread, but that’s a conversation for a different day.  So all Dietitians are Nutritionists, but unless a Nutritionist […]


September 28, 2019