Rebecca Scritchfield (rebecca)


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Balanced Health and Nutrition

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

California Walnuts Harvest Tour
By: Michelle Burton, RD at Capitol Nutrition Group and Rebecca Scritchfield Media, LLC Last week I had the pleasure of venturing out to Sacramento and the California Central Valley for the California Walnuts Harvest Tour. I experienced the autumn walnu...[Read on]
Fun Food Ideas for Fall Tailgating, Getaways, and Entertaining
Yesterday I appeared on Baltimore’s WBAL to share some great fall food ideas for the season’s events! Fall is here and that means football parties, weekend getaways, and outdoor entertaining. Click below to watch the full clip, or read on for ...[Read on]
Foods and Snacks to Keep Your Cool
It’s the ‘dog days’ of summer and the heat can really take a toll on our willingness to cook hot meals. Watch my recent appearance on Let’s Talk Live DC as I show some of my favorite foods and snacks that are nice and cool and you ...[Read on]
Pack Zespri, It Packs a Punch
Team Zespri I recently participated the #PackZespri kiwifruit event in NYC that showcased kiwifruit as part of our vibrant food culture. This year I am the official spokesperson for Zespri Kiwifruit North America. For those of you who are new to Zespri...[Read on]
Sorting Out Fact From Fiction: The Gluten-Free Diet Craze
Gluten free diets have become the latest weight loss “fad”. I think one of the reasons this trendy way of eating has evolved is that rather than working on incorporating balance and moderation into meals and snacks, it can be easier to cut som...[Read on]
Healthy Eating for Summer Barbecues
It’s that time of the year again – break out the grill!  Nothing says summer like a backyard BBQ or a picnic in the park.  It’s the perfect time to start flavoring up your favorite summer foods and drinks the healthy way! The k...[Read on]
Healthy Entertaining Ideas for the Fourth of July!
Nothing says 4th of July like watching fireworks and getting together with family and friends for a delicious barbecue!  I recently appeared on Let’s Talk Live with fun and healthy food ideas to make your Fourth of July celebration taste great....[Read on]
Cranberry Chipotle Barbecue Sauce Recipe
  This recipe was create by the Cranberry Marketing Institute and I made it for my July Fourth TV segment. I highly recommend it for your next bbq-it’s worth the effort for this sweet and smoky sauce to compliment your gril...[Read on]
Festive Red, White and Blue “Stuffed” Burgers Recipe
Fire Up the Grill With the Fourth of July right around the corner you can show your patriotic pride with a full flavored burger dressed in red, white and blue! These burgers actually have a healthy twist with marinated grilled vegetables incorporated r...[Read on]
5 Easy Ways to Eat More Fruit and Veggies
We all need to eat more fruits and vegetables! Did you know over 2/3rds of Americans don’t meet the recommendations for fruit and vegetable intake?!  We typically throw away spoil fruits and vegetable two times a week on average, whic...[Read on]