Jen Lyman, New Leaf Nutrition's dietitian, standing in the kitchen typing on her laptop

We’re-All-Just-Doing-Our-Best Pasta

I am so tired of cooking.  I normally prepare most of the meals for my family, but since the option of going out to eat has been removed it feels a thousand times more exhausting to feed Tony and myself… and I’m only making food for him once a day! I also feel the need […]


April 16, 2020

Mason jar of water being infused with grapefruit and rosemary

Water Infusion Ideas

It can be super hard to drink enough water in a day, especially now that it’s getting cold outside. I know that drinking at least two liters in a day makes my skin clearer, helps with digestion (read: prevents me from getting constipated), reduces the amount of chapstick I have to wear, and makes me […]


November 21, 2019

Jen Lyman stands in a well-lit kitchen reaching for a muffin

The Morality of Food

When I was really little I remember learning about morality. I was probably being a brat and my mom was teaching me the difference between good and bad. I don’t know why I have such a vivid memory of this, but I remember thinking “there are good things and there are bad things and then […]


November 7, 2019

Jen Lyman in a cream chunky sweater holding a mug

Starbucks Calorie-Saver Swaps

Starbucks makes some REALLY yummy seasonal drinks. Who cares if the leaves are falling, if Starbucks is selling Pumpkin Spice Lattes (PSLs for my girls who know, hey sis), break out your blanket scarves, it’s fall! And can you even celebrate Christmas without a Peppermint Mocha? Maybe, but only if Instagram doesn’t find out. Instead […]


October 3, 2019