About Kayla Colgrove
I am a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Educator, Registered Dietitian (RD), and ACSM Certified Personal Trainer (CPT). Sometimes life gets really busy and makes it challenging to eat healthy and stay active, but it is all about making healthieRDecisions.
My goal is to inspire others to live a healthier life through nutrition and exercise.
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Author Archives: Kayla Colgrove
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a fun and tasty green smoothie called, “Shamrocks & Gold.” After testing several recipes, I finally created the right combination of ingredients to make a tasty, kid-friendly green smoothie. This recipe was inspired by a school … Continue reading
I’m always looking for a dip that is tasty and healthy to enjoy with my family and friends. Salsa recipes with fruit are always a hit because they provide the perfect combination of sweet and savory. This Mango Tango Black Bean Salsa recipe … Continue reading
Have you ever tried cutting a mango? It is not simple at first, but not impossible. One of my recipes called for fresh mango, and I had never cut a mango before. In the beginning, it was a disaster. I … Continue reading
Looking for a snack that is simple and healthy? Trail Mix is a perfect snack to eat on the go or at home. It does not require refrigeration, so it can be tucked away in your office desk drawer or packed … Continue reading
Eating healthy is so expensive! Or, so I hear. I’m going to share with you 10 tips to help you eat healthy on a budget. It all starts with remembering the 3 P’s – Plan, Purchase, and Prepare. Plan Tip #1: Make … Continue reading
Learn how to make your own FitBall for a quick physical activity break! #UNLFoodFitness #Nebraska4H Do you need a quick physical activity break or game to help make fitness fun for youth? I created a fitness activity, which I call FitBall, to … Continue reading
Learn how to make a simple and healthy snack or dessert that both kids &/or adults love! #kidseatright #UNLfoodfitness I stumbled upon Banana Delight this past summer when I was looking for healthy recipes to utilize during my Kids in the Kitchen 4-H Workshop. … Continue reading
Are you looking for a quick & healthy grab-n-go breakfast or snack idea? Then this recipe is for you! These Applesauce Oatmeal Muffins with Blueberries are easy to make, healthy, and tastes amazing! I was trying to find the perfect … Continue reading
Looking for a healthier dip recipe to take to a party? The Super Bowl is this Sunday, and I wanted to share with you one of my favorite recipes for salsa! It is low in calories and fat, high in … Continue reading