Falling In Love With Autumn

Happy Autumn Everyone! Summer is officially over and Autumn is finally here! Now you’re probably wondering why is she so excited? Summer’s over, no more fun in the sun. But I like to think of Autumn as a time for new beginnings. With that being said I felt like SalutNutrition’s website needed a facelift. For anyone new to SalutNutrition (and for our old-timers) here’s what to expect from the site. We have four sections/pages food, nutrition, culture, and SalutN! Food: In this section, I’m going to be exploring…

My Top Five Favorite Summer Season Vegetables

It may be the unofficial end of summer but I’m not ready to give up the sun or fun! Buying fruits and vegetables in season is a great way to eat healthy on a budget. Also produce are said to have higher nutritional content and better flavor when they are in season. Here are my top five favorite summer season vegetables. 5. Broccoli These green little trees tend to be favorites among my  toddler patients at work. Broccoli is a good source of vitamin C, which is known to help boost immune system function.Broccoli can be…

The Meatless Transition…..

  Hey everyone! So if you’ve been paying attention to anything and everything nutrition, health, and wellness, you must know by now that reducing your meat intake is not only healthier for you but also the environment! Growing up in a Haitian household  you pretty much had  meat with every meal of the day. Have you ever seen that scene in the movie “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”, where the main character’s boyfriend meets her family and he’s a vegetarian. The lady’s aunt and mom where like “what do you mean you don…

Wait… is it really July?!?

Can you beleive it’s July already? Summer is here in full force and it’s never too late to start working on your summer beach body!  😉 The first order of business when it comes to getting that “beach body….” is to eat more fruits and vegetables! I find that during the summer I eat way more fruits and vegetables than I would during the winter. Some of my summer favorites include kiwi, watermelons, and blueberries! Did you know July is National Blueberry Month? Speaking of monthly celebrations, here are  a couple of…

Happy National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day

Today is National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day. And I must confess that I am a Kitchen Klutz. Actually at times I’m a klutz outside the kitchen as well. When I was a young child I decided to be a rebel and break from traditional gender roles set for me. I took a stand told my parents “Either I cook or I clean. I’m not doing both!” Needless, to say I ended up becoming a master at the latter. (I can fold up a mean bedroom set!). I didn’t realize how much…