Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD

Kristin Kirkpatrick

Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD, is a registered dietitian and wellness manager for the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute.

Don’t Let Fast Food Derail Your Diet at the Ballpark

Eating at the ballpark is a beloved ritual. But why let loaded hot dogs derail your diet when today’s stadiums are offering more nutritious and appealing options? Try these tricks for enjoying the day without having to loosen your belt.

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Why Basil Should Be Your BFF (Infographic)

The king of herbs, basil is a versatile, delicious herb that is one of the easiest herbs to grow. Look beyond its fragrant character to see why you should make it your go-to seasoning.

Reasons to Love Rosemary (Infographic)

Rosmarinus officinalis, or common rosemary, is an evergreen that’s related to mint – with a distinctive piney aroma. But besides its uplifting scent, why should you reach for rosemary when you’re cooking up your next dish?

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How to Turn a Smoothie Into a Hearty, Healthy Bowl

For on-the go meals, smoothies have been an option for years. From the franchises you see around town to the make-at-home versions you’ve tried in your own blender, these thick drinks — when made properly and enjoyed in appropriate portions — provide a healthy meal alternative.