Welcome to RD-Licious, a food & nutrition blog created by Caroline Waters Green, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Certified Intuitive Eating Counselor, and Certified Personal Trainer based in Columbia, SC

Colorful Vegan Pasta with Cauliflower and Roasted Okra

When you become an intuitive eater and learn to listen to what your body wants, sometimes you’ll want pizza, and sometimes you’ll want fresh local veggies. Tonight, after having a weekend of delicious food (& yummy milkbar cake for my birthday), it wanted something fresh and nutritious – Colorful Vegan Pasta with Cauliflower and Roasted…

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Whole-Grain Fig Toast Deliciousness (veg)

Who’s ready for some fig toast, the epitomy of summer? They are a perfect combination of soft, tart, and sweet.  And of course they make me think of summertime. Fig toast with creamy, cool greek yogurt chia seeds is a winning combination. So many people are afraid of fruit and whole grains due to their…

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Fig, Almond, & Parmesan Salad (veg)

Everybody needs a go-to summer salad recipe, right?! This fig almond parmesan salad is it! My parents have two gorgeous fig trees in their backyard, and let me tell you, I’M JEALOUS. I love figs. Dried or fresh, they are one of my favorite fruits. And in a salad, they bring just the right punch…

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Chocolate Muffins with Cashew Caramel Sauce (vegan)

 These chocolate muffins with a cashew butter caramel sauce will keep you full ’til lunch! Packed with whole grains from buckwheat flour, natural sweetness from date syrup and unsweetened applesauce, and a hidden vegetable ingredient. 😉 And trust me – they taste DELICIOUS. Man-approved also (I always gotta make sure my fiancé likes it too…

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Healthy ‘Twix’ Bars by Rachaelsgoodeats! (vegan)

Say hello to your new favorite dessert – Healthy ‘Twix’ Bars made from nutritious ingredients to keep you feeling your best! These healthier ‘Twix’ Bars are simple to make, and SO delicious! These were made originally by Rachael Devauex, another Registered Dietitian based in NYC (jealous!) These are my new go-tos, and I can’t stop…

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Trader Joes Cauliflower Gnocchi & Chicken Sausage

  Say hello to the best Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi Recipe… Need a little inspiration for those weeknights when you’re short on time, but still want a satisfying and healthy meal?  I’ve got ya covered with this delicious meal of cauliflower gnocchi, fresh veggies, and chicken sausage. Carbs, protein, fiber, and healthy fats to keep…

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Chilled Cucumber Avocado Soup (veg)

Summer heat is back in Cola, so this chilled soup is all my body craved today! Creamy, cold, and suuuper hydrating, packed with plenty of flavor! Avocado and greek yogurt give this the perfect consistency, with the satiating factor of fats. Keeping you fuller, longer! This cold, creamy soup is the perfect summer meal- refreshing,…

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What the Heck is Intuitive Eating?!

      You may have heard of Intuitive Eating, or it may be a completely foreign phrase to you. Lately, more and more Dietitians, Social Workers, Therapists, and other healthcare professionals are becoming introduced to the research and practice of Intuitive Eating, and more and more are becoming Certified Intuitive Eating Counselors (myself included!)….

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