Erin Coates; Registered Dietitian

I am a 28 year old registered dietitian/stay at home mom and I love ALL things health, fitness, and wellness! Follow me daily as I post new recipes, health tips, weight-loss advice, and more!
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A Healthy Recipe for Brownies (that tastes good too!).

I think I’ve shared in the past my undying LOVE for brownie recipes. I legitimately feel there are SO many brownie recipes I want to sample that I could literally try a new one every day!

Of course, I have my tried and true, BEST BROWNIES EVER recipe from dear Jessica at How Sweet It Is. People.

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How To Lose Pregnancy Weight. 7 Steps to Success.

Post-pregnancy weight-loss is a hot topic. It’s everywhere! Most, if not all, new mommies want to know HOW TO LOSE PREGNANCY WEIGHT!? 

1 month out!

Why is that you say!? Because whether we like to admit it or not, body after baby is a BIG DEAL.

The after-pregnancy body is not exactly the same as the pre-pregnancy

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The 5 Best Foods For the Flu.

Fighting the flu is one of the many drawbacks of the winter months. It never seems to fail that as soon as the temperatures drop and the snow starts to fall, people get sick! One of my biggest pet peeves are people who don’t properly take care of themselves when ill. You know the co-worker who

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Who Else Wants No-Bake Granola!?

Healthy recipes for granola and granola bars are a dime a dozen. I have even shared several on my own site; like my favorite Chewy Oatmeal Peanut Butter Granola Bars Recipe.

But let me tell YOU, I have a recipe for granola that trumps many others and it is NOT A granola BAR recipe…it requires ZERO baking

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Over Budget!!!

Month one of my grocery budgeting went fabulous! We slashed our typical grocery bill in HALF and managed to stick to it the entire month! I was pretty proud of us!

This month is another story. I think it’s because we have been running out of staples I had stocked last month and didn’t need to

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What Makes You So Perfect!?

But do you get to decide!?


We are all guilty. Each and every one of us.

We judge people. And we do it more often than not.

Some people might say it out loud, others may keep it to themselves, and most just talk behind a person’s back.

“She is sooo heavy.”

“He has SUCH a big gut.”

“Can you

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I'm Lovin' It!

I haven’t written an “I’m Lovin’ It” post in a looong time. So here goes nothing.

1. Hannah. I know this one is obvious but I cannot say enough how much she lights up my life. Her funny little faces could not be more precious. I’m lovin’ her!


2. Coffee creamer. Can I just say

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Single Serving Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Here I am, trying to lose the last couple pounds of baby weight, not including the 3 extra pounds I’m carrying just in the chest area, and it’s TOUGH! The last few pounds are always the hardest to lose (in my opinion), especially when you have a teensy, tiny problem called SUGAR (and no; I

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Broccoli and Quinoa Casserole

I promised you a freakin’ delicious recipe, and a freakin’ delicious recipe you are going to get!

Quinoa has long been one of those foods that some people flip over and others scratch their head at. WHAT IS QUINOA (KEEN-WAH)!???

First of all, for those of you who may not know, QUINOA is NOT a grain. It’s

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Last Minute Meals.

Last minute meals can be an area we all struggle with. Isn’t it just easier to order a pizza!? Even the most prepared and well thought out meal plan can have its’ glitches.  I plan every breakfast, lunch, snack, and dinner, and STILL find myself a few times a week looking for a fast fix.

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