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Articles + Recipes:

Cranberry Pecan Chicken Salad

This easy healthy chicken salad recipe with pecans and cranberries takes just minutes to whip up and makes the perfect entree, appetizer, or snack. It's gluten free and dairy free too.  One of the things that comes along with...

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Safer Skincare: Beautycounter Review

Given my interest and affinity for all things “good health”, I guess you could say I was a little late to the game when it comes to one thing health-related: what you put on your skin. You’d think it’d be a no-brainer given how much attention I pay to what I put in my...

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Stay Healthy, Active, and SANE During the Winter

Hey guys – the following is a sponsored post I’ve created with a brand that I believe in and we already use in our day to day lives. I feel good about supporting it and hope you do too. Here’s to a happy, healthy, and active winter season despite all the potential for...

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Why I’m NOT an Anti-Diet Dietitian

The anti-diet movement is taking over and I absolutely love it – and loathe it – at the same time. Here’s why: There’s a growing movement of registered dietitians and other health professionals being ANTI-diet. They’re spreading the message that diets are bad. Diets...

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How to Keep Your Guts Healthy This Holiday Season

Hey guys – what follows is a sponsored post I’ve created with a brand that I believe in and we already use in our day to day lives. I feel good about supporting it and hope you do to. Here’s to a happy, memorable holiday season that doesn’t include that “uggggh”...

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Salted Caramel Snack Balls

These high protein snacks for kids {or adults!} pack a whopper of a protein punch, along with great flavor. Perfect for hungry kids or post-workout refueling. Bonus: they're no bake, gluten free, and dairy free! I’m a serious, serious snacker. The three {or even four}...

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Hey, I'm Heather!

Hey, I'm Heather!

Registered Dietitian

Welcome to with a Side of Sneakers! I’m a sports dietitian specializing in food sensitivities {and a business implementation strategist for my fellow nutrition professionals}.

Health doesn’t have to be complicated or stressful. I’m here to clear things up while keeping things all kind of realistic.

Most of my recipes are gluten, dairy, and soy free to account for our family’s allergies, but all foods are welcome around these parts.

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