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Karman Meyer, RD, LDN

Karman Meyer, RDN, LDN, is a Nashville-based dietitian specializing in nutrition communications, recipe development and social media strategy. She is also the blogger behind The Nutrition Adventure. Follow Karman on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

 

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Almond Butter Yogurt Bark

Almond Butter Yogurt Bark

A delicious frozen treat combining almond butter and Greek yogurt, topped with wild blueberries, almonds and matcha green tea.
Apricots with Basil Ricotta and Almonds

Apricots with Basil Ricotta and Almonds

A light and flavorful snack that feels fancy but can be made in 5 minutes or less! Simply spread dried apricots with creamy basil and honey ricotta, then top with raw almonds for a satisfying crunch.
Almond Sweet Potato Toast

Almond Sweet Potato Toast

Enjoy this new take on breakfast toast—a colorful way to start the day.
Kabocha Wedge Salad

Kabocha Wedge Salad

Hearty kabocha squash gets dressed up as a filling “wedge salad” with sweet and savory flavors of dried figs, wilted spinach and creamy goat cheese.
Brighten Your Winter with a Kiwifruit Green Smoothie

Brighten Your Winter with a Kiwifruit Green Smoothie

As we settle in for winter, that's no reason to give up on fresh fruit because the sweet taste of kiwifruit is available all year round!
Mini Mediterranean Frittatas

Mini Mediterranean Frittatas

Get a taste of the Mediterranean at breakfast with these mini frittatas! Make a batch over the weekend and reheat each morning for a quick and filling breakfast on the go.
Healthier Nashville Hot Chicken

Healthier Nashville Hot Chicken

Traditional hot chicken is a culinary mainstay in Nashville. This lighter version still delivers the flavor and heat.
Black-Eyed Peas Deserve Year-Round Attention

Black-Eyed Peas Deserve Year-Round Attention

Not only are black-eyed peas a nutrition powerhouse, they're also inexpensive in both canned and dry varieties. Try them in this recipe for Black-Eye Pea and Brown Rice Burgers.
5 Ways to Waste Less in the Kitchen

5 Ways to Waste Less in the Kitchen

Americans throw away half the food they purchase. Worldwide, one-third of the food produced is thrown away. Food waste, whether it occurs in the home or elsewhere, is a significant issue we can't ignore.
Ginger-Prune Muffins

Ginger-Prune Muffins

These tasty breakfast muffins are flavorful and filled with fiber from whole-wheat flour, oats, prunes, raisins and carrots. Baked with Greek yogurt and applesauce in place of oil or butter, they are lower in fat than many muffins.
Start From Scratch With This Saucepan

Start From Scratch With This Saucepan

Seasoned cooks who appreciate fine cookware will love the functionality and quality.
A Mandoline: The Kitchen Tool You Must Have

A Mandoline: The Kitchen Tool You Must Have

Creating vegetable-packed dishes is a breeze with this handy tool. The possibilities are endless ...
Life's a Peach

Life's a Peach

Peach season in Middle Tennessee runs from June to August, so now is prime time to get peachy. Because I love the juicy stone fruit so much, I try to fit one in at every meal once peach season rolls around.
Perfect Health Harmony: Sleep, Stress and Diet

Perfect Health Harmony: Sleep, Stress and Diet

At least 40 million American suffer from chronic sleep disorders, while an additional 20 million experience occasional problems with sleeping. Forty-four percent of Americans report they have moderate-to-high stress and that their stress levels have increased over the past five years. And more than one-third of adults in the United States are obese and close to the same amount are overweight.
The Essence of Aromatics: Tofu Veggie Pot Pie

The Essence of Aromatics: Tofu Veggie Pot Pie

If you've only had frozen pot pies, you must try a homemade pot pie as soon as possible. Your opinion will surely change. While the recipe below looks like a long list of ingredients, the process should not scare you away. You can even take a couple shortcuts to make this a super easy weeknight meal for the family.
Oscar Party Planning — Shrimp Boil of the Southern Wild

Oscar Party Planning — Shrimp Boil of the Southern Wild

In the spirit of this Sunday's Academy Awards, I was inspired to create a dish highlighting the cuisine from the Oscar-nominated film, Beasts of the Southern Wild. If you haven't seen it, watch it as soon as you can. It was one of those movies I wanted to watch again as soon as I finished it!
Cauliflower's Comeback

Cauliflower's Comeback

Until recently, cauliflower and I were not on good terms. I would always pass it by at the grocery store and ignore it on restaurant menus. I never really considered it as a viable option for a vegetable. It's a good thing I believe in second chances when it comes to trying foods. It only took 10-plus years, but I decided to give the cruciferous veggie another go…this time with an Indian flair.
To Buy Free-Range, or Not to Buy Free-Range

To Buy Free-Range, or Not to Buy Free-Range

"Free-range." It's a relatively new term; it's slightly misunderstood; and it's used all the time regarding meat and dairy products. How would you define free-range? Is it something you have considered previously when choosing which products to buy at the grocery store or farmers market? Should free-range products be a priority for you and your family?
Nashville Flair

Nashville Flair

I'm a Midwestern girl at heart, but three years ago I moved to Nashville for my dietetic internship at Vanderbilt. And what an experience it has been to learn about a new culture and cuisine! While Southern cuisine varies greatly from region to region, here in Nashville we eat what most of America thinks of as "traditional" Southern foods: cornbread fritters, turnip greens, fried okra, grits, hot chicken, pinto beans and black-eyed peas.