Friday Shout Outs #10



TGIF! Shout Outs
Friday, August 21st, 2015

What’s shakin’ bacon? Sassy here with another edition of Friday Shout Outs…or should I say Fri-YAY! Here’s to another Friday, hope your weekend is wonderful just like you!

I just got back from vacation with my family on Bald Head Island (the most wonderful place in the world) and at the same time we are moving into our new house all the while getting a new phone. So, needless to say I am a bit ALL over the place right now just trying to make sure I know where I am sleeping and eating each day. Don’t get me wrong this is all very exciting but between trying to find people’s numbers and wondering where my pots and pans are it can be quite confusing and disorienting. We will be all moved in soon and I cannot wait to plant my roots in this town ūüôā


My family on the beach…we clean up well! Photo credit to Anne Liles

Vacation you ask? It was wonderful. I soaked up all the sun I could while stealing hugs and laughs with my 4 year old nephew, 2 year old niece and
brand new 1 month old nephew…oh yea and my hubby, mom, dad, brother (older) and sister-in-law….and a surprise visit from my brother-in-law oh and our 15 year old Wheaten Terrier Amber. Family time is the best time and living so far away from everyone makes me cherish every second we had. We played in the sand, boogie boarded, climbed a lighthouse, shared some homemade ice cream and chilled by a bonfire on the beach. It’s important to take breaks in life, take some deep breaths and unwind. It’s so easy to power through but this was a much needed vacation and I’m ready to go back already. Alright, besides my family, here are a few of my favorite things for this week’s Friday Shout Outs!


A few of my favorite things…




…besides these two handsome guys of course ūüôā
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Bacon Mashed Parsnips (Dairy-Free)

Hi friends! Are you ready for some…

Bacon Mashed Parsnips?!

IMG_3634This¬†week I was shopping at Whole Foods in Albany, New York with my hubby just to grab a few items and I saw the parsnips out the corner and my eye and I had the urge to snag them up and make my DELICIOUS mashed parsnips. Now I posted a recipe for this back on my old blog as The Sassy Dietitian but this recipe has evolved and become a staple in our household. Continue reading “Bacon Mashed Parsnips (Dairy-Free)”

#10: Q&A: Chia Seeds, Health Resources, Jerky and More!


Welcome Back to another episode of Nutrition Genius Radio!

You do NOT want to miss this episode! We dish on our new business venture that will bring you SO much nutrition genius info, recipes, etc. We also answer YOUR questions! So tune in and enjoy!

Let’s dive in!

Show Notes:



Instagram: Pearl & Sassy

  1. Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, Vermont
  2. Weston A. Price
  3. The Vermont Traditional Foods and Health Symposium
  4. Instagram Pictures: @PearlONutrition & @TheSassyRD
  5. Nora Gedgaudas, CNS, CNT¬†“Primal Mind, Primal Body”
  6. Ben Greenfield Fitness 
  7. Spartan Race
  8. NEW business –> Team Nutrition Genius
  9. Jimmy Fallon #hashtag
  10. Nutrition Genius Radio Sports Nutrition Series
  11. Chia Seeds
    1. Coconut Pudding
    2. Overnight Coffee Chia Pudding
    3. Busy Athletes
  12. Resources
    1. US!
      1. Laura:
      2. Marie:
      3. Coming Soon: Team Nutrition Genius
    2. Blogs
      1. Ben Greenfield
      2. Chris Kresser
      3. Robb Wolf
      4. Weston A. Price
      5. Mark Sisson
      6. Daniel Vitalis
      7. David Wolfe
      8. Denise Minger
    3. Books
      1. Food Rules by Dr. Cate Shanhan
      2. It Starts with Food by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig
      3. In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
      4. Death by Food Pyramid by Denise Minger
      5. Rich Food, Poor Food by Jayson and Mira Calton
  13. Jerky
    1. DIY Recipes
      1. Oven
      2. Dehydrator (Buy one!)
    2. Favorite Brands:
      1. In Store:¬†Krave, some¬†Oberto,¬†The New Primal, Trader Joe’s
      2. Online:¬†US Wellness Meats,¬†Steve’s Paleo Goods
    3. Where to find MSG on labels
  14. Healthy Living Market in Saratoga Springs, NY
  15. Ghee
    1. Recipe
    2. Brands: Pure Indian Farms, Purity Farms
  16. Potatoes
    1. Recipe
    2. Resistant Starch