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Table For One
32 minutes | May 15, 2020
Episode 47: Cooking for One Interview with Jenna, A Physical Therapist in Spokane, WA
Rebecca interviews Jenna on the I Eat Alone Series. about her experiences with food growing up. She works as a pediatric physical therapist in Spokane, WA, and works about 40 hours/week. We talked about how cooking for yourself is fun because there’s a sense of pride and excitement when you make something. We talked about explore new foods, asking yourself ‘how do I cook this or what do I do with certain ingredients’. We also talked about cooking with roommates and getting creative in the kitchen.
32 minutes | May 8, 2020
Episode 46: Interview with Ann, a Salt Lake based Nurse
Rebecca interviews Anne on the I Eat Alone Series. about her experiences with food growing up. She shared her experiences eating with her family growing up, and how her eating habits were developed that way. She learned that it’s ok to change eating habits over time. We talked about changing eating habits with changing exercise habits. And how mindfulness has affected her eating habits.
41 minutes | May 1, 2020
Episode 45: An Interview about Cooking for One with Lindsay of Beauty Redefined
Rebecca interviews Lindsay on the I Eat Alone Series. Lindsay works in Nonprofit Advancement for the Clinton Foundation, and Body Image Education/Activism for Beauty Redefined. She works about 45 hours/week at her 9-5 job and for Beauty Redefined the rest of the time. Listen to our conversation about taking the stress out of eating, body image, & body image resilience.
35 minutes | Apr 24, 2020
Episode 44: Interview with Meme, a Dietitian
Meme currently lives in Alabama, she is a registered dietitian, and runs the blog, Living Well Kitchen. Meme’s Tips for Cooking for One: -Freeze leftovers when you’re cooking for one -Reinvent leftovers (like make stuffed bell peppers/tomatoes/spaghetti squash with spaghetti sauce) -Add extra beans to a chicken dish (if you ate all the chicken) for example -Frittata w/ leftovers, stir fry, fried rice -Tuna + salsa or hummus/tzatziki (share link for salsa lentil soup). -Salsa recipe from her blo
20 minutes | Apr 17, 2020
Episode 43: How do I Feel Less Anxious Right Now?
Life has been flipped on it's side, all the uncertainty, risk of illness, social isolation, and changing work environments and actual work all comes together to push our anxiety levels up. Rebecca shares tips to get the mental health services to help you cope, and shares simple things you can do every day to lower those anxiety levels such as listening to guided meditations, having quiet time, fitting in activities you enjoy, and coming up with things you’re grateful for.
39 minutes | Apr 10, 2020
Episode 42: An Interview with Michele, a Data Analyst in Salt Lake City
We talked about her experiences with food growing up, including her experiences growing up surrounded by different Latin American cultures in Miami. We also talked about restrictive diets and how they can negatively affect us later on. It’s important to recognize what you body needs & try to do that. Also to be aware of how nutrition & diet messages affect you.
25 minutes | Apr 3, 2020
41: I'll probably gain weight, and I just have to keep reminding myself that it'll be ok
Life has been flipped on it's side, and that's stressful enough, but add in this pressure we get or feel about our bodies, that can be too much. Rebecca shares her experiences thinking about her body changing with such drastic changes to life primarily at home. She shares ideas on how to deal with those feelings + why trying hard to maintain or lose weight may not be the most healthful thing right now. On the next episode, Rebecca talks to Michele about her experiences cooking for one.
11 minutes | Mar 18, 2020
40: What to Do if you Get Bored
First of all, if you don’t feel like you have to do anything. you’re ok doing less. I share a couple things you can do to spend your extra time at home that include learning a new skill in your house, trying a new workout, giving back if you can. This extra time at home can be enjoyable and fun, take advantage of it and do things that make you feel great!
30 minutes | Mar 17, 2020
39: How to Take Care of Yourself During this Transition & Craziness
Each area may be different, and what you do may be different each day, and that's ok. Now's the time to non-judgmentally see what works, what adds stress, and what's enjoyable. Remember to give yourself some grace and know that you can't do it wrong. -Connection -Sleep/Rest -Eating (really cooking) -Media -Movement -Meditation reach out if you’d like to dive in deeper, I’d love to help! I have a few spots open in my nutrition counseling schedule.
24 minutes | Mar 16, 2020
38: Now that you're working from home, you’re going to be around food all the time. I can help you feel less anxious about that!!!
I’m going to do a 3 day series to help you navigate these upcoming weeks + being at home more so you can still enjoy life, be productive, and be open to these breakthroughs! Today is about working from home & eating, tomorrow is about self care, and Wednesday is about making the most out of your extra time, if you have it! I'll talk all about working from home and dealing with being surrounded by food all the time.
32 minutes | Feb 28, 2020
Episode 37: How to Raid your fridge for dinner aka: how to reduce food waste
I talked to Kaleigh, of Lively Table blog about using what you’ve got on hand to make dinner easy and to reduce food waste. She shared a lot of great tips such as making grain bowls or pasta with leftovers for a really easy dish, think about meals you’ve really liked-what flavors are in it, to practice and get familiar with different herbs & spices, to swap meat for basic beans, and get inspiration online, on IG, and other places for flavor pairings or how to use an ingredient.
33 minutes | Feb 21, 2020
Episode 36: Cooking for One Interview with Andie Interview
Rebecca interviews Andie on the I Eat Alone Series. We talked eating vegetarian, and how she tried vegetarianism as an experiment, and left the door open to changing, but realized she really likes eating plants. We talked about plant based protein sources, finding restaurants with plant based options, how to save time and effort when cooking for herself, dealing with leftovers, and being aware of her mindset about cooking. We close up the interview by talking a bit about changing behaviors.
6 minutes | Feb 14, 2020
Episode 35: Treat Yo' Self
Inspired by Donna & Tom on Parks & Rec, its time to Treat Yo' Self. If you don't have a significant other this Valentine's Day, you don't have to miss out on a special weekend. I share a couple ideas of things to do by yourself or with your girlfriends this weekend, or really any time. It's always a good time to take care of ourselves and to treat ourselves.
33 minutes | Feb 7, 2020
Episode 34: Cooking for One Interview with Louise
I interviewed my friend, Louise about cooking for one, and living in/cooking in London. We talked about her experiences with cooking and food cultures in the different countries she’s lived in. We also talked about learning from friends &/or roommates, whether it’s ways to incorporate into your life or the other side and know that’s not what works for you. Our conversation really came down to finding the joy in cooking and eating. And also bringing mindfulness and slow down when cooking.
33 minutes | Jan 24, 2020
Episode 33: How Can I Cook in a Crappy Kitchen?
We talked about what it’s like to live and cook in different kitchens, especially when they don’t include a stove, oven, or other traditional kitchen appliances. She shared cooking tips for when you don’t have all the appliances you may want like an electric skillet, doing batch cooking one day/week, the importance of planning, and no cook meals. She shares cleaning tips to make cooking in a tiny kitchen easier.
34 minutes | Jan 17, 2020
Episode 32: Cooking for One Interview with Jackie
I talked with Jackie, who is a software/web developer in San Francisco, she shares her tips to cook for one: -Prep ahead of time: stick to a veggie & protein for the week. especially veggies. -Prep veggies all at once, do protein then too. -Air fryer! great to not overcook and also if you don’t like handling raw meat -If you’re really busy, prep on a weekend or a time you can -Plan days you can cook things & do it! -Add extra spicy mustard + apple cider vinegar to brussels sprouts.
38 minutes | Jan 10, 2020
Episode 31: How Much is Too Much Fast Food? An interview with Nina, of Feel Good Eating.
We talked about fast food, what to do if you don’t like to cook, and really talk about eating out after I had a conversation with a previous guest, Amanda about eating out and her feeling bad about eating out more than she wanted. This is so universal and warranted an episode all on it’s own. Nina doesn’t like to cook, we talked about what she does to feed herself. She brought up an article about how eating is more than just fueling ourselves or EATING. This encapsulates our conversation really we
10 minutes | Jan 3, 2020
Episode 30: A few Thoughts & Tips to Set New Years Goals/Intentions
Today, on the Table for One podcast, Rebecca shares a few ideas about setting New Years Resolutions in 2020. I'm a huge fan of addressing our stress levels and setting intentions/goals about stress, finding more enjoyable things to do, foster connections, and eat delicious food. I've spent time creating recipes that are easy, quick, and have tips to use up the remaining ingredients you bought for that recipe. You can find these recipes over on Nourish Nutrition Blog.
24 minutes | Dec 20, 2019
Episode 29: An Interview with Beth of Budget Bytes
Today, on the Table for One podcast, Rebecca interviews Beth of Budget Bytes. We talked about ways to save money on food, cook easy and delicious meals, and just cooking for one. We talked about getting creative in the kitchen & what to do if your recipe doesn’t turn out. She shares her tips for using citrus in recipes. And finally we talk about Beth’s favorite super easy base recipes to keep in her back pocket.
33 minutes | Dec 13, 2019
Episode 28: Interview with Rachel, a Brooklyn Based Dietitian
Rebecca interviews Rachel, A Brooklyn based dietitian. She works 35 hours a week as a dietitian and teaches a weight lifting class. Rachel shared her tips to experiment with ways to use an ingredient in different recipes, give yourself permission to try different foods, get an inexpensive rice cooker, batch cook ingredients while doing laundry or other things, and don’t feel like you always have to eat undistracted. She finds her recipes on the Minimalist Baker blog and the Mealime App.
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