Rebecca Scritchfield (rebecca)


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Balanced Health and Nutrition

Food, nutrition and exercise information blended with a dash of opinion.

Spring Clean Your Eating and Your Pantry
Spring reminds me of renewal and rejuvenation.  It’s a great time of year to give everything a little tune-up, including your eating habits.  When spring arrives, it inspires me to freshen up my menu with foods from the Earth. I love the ...[Read on]
Time for Happy Hour! (No, it’s not what you think)
A few weeks ago, I taped some interview segments for The OWN Show – web exclusives for the Oprah Winfrey Network (that’s right, Oprah!!). The host of the show and I talked about a variety of health and nutrition issues, but the one theme ...[Read on]
Exercise for the Health of It
Spring is in the air which means its time to come out of hibernation and start movin’! During April I will be promoting the Exercise Attitude Adjustment Challenge! This challenge encourages you to focus on exercising for the health of it, rathe...[Read on]
Spring into Health
Now that spring is in the air it’s time to turn over a new leaf and shake off those winter blues! Last week I had the opportunity to sit down with CNN’s Karin Caifa to share my ideas on how to make some healthier switches as spring a...[Read on]
Produce of the Day: Parsnips
All this month I’m making it fun to eat better with my 30-Day Challenge “Half Plate Produce” in the spirit of National Nutrition Month’s theme “Enjoy the taste of eating right!” Tweet, Post, Instagram or Pin your favor...[Read on]
Flavorful Ways to Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right — Any Time of Day!
We’re still celebrating National Nutrition Month and I’ve had a great time spreading the word that we can all “enjoy the taste of eating right.”  You know, to “enjoy the taste of eating right” we want to focus o...[Read on]
Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right with Flavorful Foods
It’s National Nutrition Month and all month long we’re sharing fun and delicious ways to “enjoy the taste of eating right.” To me, it’s all about making practical food choices, and about blending taste and nutrition. When we&...[Read on]
Meatless Monday Recipe: Okra Gumbo with Chickpeas & Kidney Beans
Another happy Meatless Monday! It’s also National Nutrition Month! The theme this year is “Enjoy the Taste of Eating Right.” I love that because I’m all about food tasting delicious – and being good for you! All month long yo...[Read on]
Fasting for Weight Loss is NOT the Answer
I was recently on WJLA ABC 7 to discuss the fasting craze that’s become a popular method for weight loss for many people. Unfortunately, most of what I discussed about it in the segment ended up on the cutting room floor. (I’m used to that exp...[Read on]
Salmon Salad Recipe: Quick, Convenient, and Healthy
If you’re like me you love all kinds of salads. Not just greens (which are FAB) but also tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad and the like.  That’s why I can’t believe it took me so long to add salmon salad to the mix! Make Ahead M...[Read on]