Laura Cipullo

Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE and Mom, www.MomDishesItOut.com

"Massaged" Caesar Kale Salad

Want to get your husband in the kitchen? Well, I was able to get the family active in meal prep with massage. Massaging kale, that is!! it might sound a little wacky but my clients always teach me new things and massaging this leafy super green is just one their great lessons.   To Massage Kale: Rinse and chop kale into the desired size. Sprinkle olive oil over top of the kale. You can also add ... Read Post...

What Kind of Candy Mom Are You?

Considering that it was Halloween last week, you can just imagine how many people - friends, family members, clients, and colleagues alike - asked me: “Just what are you going to do with all the candy your kids collect?” Read Post...

Healthy BBQ (Mama Q) Menu

Are you getting your grill ready for Labor Day weekend? Why not throw a healthy and modern "Mama Q" instead of a regular BBQ? Grab your favorite wedges: They’re best for planning, prepping, and grilling while being so very modern. Oh yes, we are talking shoes here, not lettuce or lemons! Read Post...

How to Have a Hip and Healthy "Mama-Q" BBQ

Get your party on, and your apron off! Healthy summer parties should be spent with your guests, not serving them. Turn your next summer barbecue into one in which you create memories - not just burgers - by following these five simple tips for planning a healthy and hip Mama-Q that your friends and family will be sure to enjoy. Read Post...

Green (and Lean on the Wallet) Nutrition Trends for 2013

What’s hip? What’s hot? What’s green and lean on the wallet? Well moms…we have five trending essentials to get the local moms looking to you for your “Mom IQ”! You can be the hippest, most nutrition savvy mom while saving the earth along with your money. Farm to Table Read Post...

Recipe for Success: Healthy Eating During the Holidays

As the holiday season nears, don’t fear the food…or the scale! As a mother and a dietitian, I clearly recognize that this celebratory time of year is much more about food - the anticipation of eating so many especially delicious holiday dishes - than, perhaps, even family and friends. Read Post...

How Your Dinner Plate Can Affect Your Diet

Did you know that your dinner plates can actually affect the amount of food you and your children consume? As a mom and dietitian, I understand the need for parents to feed their kids well while fostering a positive relationship with food. This relationship is more complicated than the nutritional value of what you serve, however; in fact, it actually begins with your servingware. Read Post...

"Make Ahead" Meals for Busy Moms

The following is a guest post from Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE and Mom, www.MomDishesItOut.com The Modern Mom - is there anything she can't do? From shopping for healthy groceries to shuttling the kids to soccer practice, sometimes, it can be hard to imagine maintaining a career while also putting a wholesome, home-cooked meal on the table (at least three times a week at that!); and yet many of us do. Read Post...

Jet-Set With Your Picnic Basket! Fun Theme Ideas for Lunch

The following is a guest post from Laura Cipullo, RD, CDE and Mom, www.MomDishesItOut.com Have you planned a big, fun, family picnic to celebrate summer?  I love the sun and heat. And while yes, we may be braving temperatures in the high 90's here in New York City, the rising mercury hasn't driven us indoors just yet.  Read Post...

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