Karla Walsh


Des Moines, IA, United States

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Past articles by Karla:

7 Vegetarian Heat-and-Eat Meals With 15 Grams of Protein or More

The best vegetarian heat-and-eat meals pack protein, other nutrients and flavor. Brands like Amy's, Trader Joe's and Sweet Earth are dietitian-approved options. → Read More

The 20 Best Brain-Supporting Snacks for Focus and Memory

These brain food snack brands — like IQ Bar, MyAir, Brainiac Brain Butter, MOSH bars, Kuli Kuli Chocolate Super Bark and Freshe — support mood and energy. → Read More

Want to Age Well? Do This Upper Back Exercise Every Week

The band pull-apart is one of the best exercises for strengthening your back and shoulders and improving posture. Learn how to do the band pull-apart. → Read More

The 7 Best Fish Oil Supplements to Get More Omega-3s

The best fish oil supplements offer EPA and DHA omega-3 fatty acids. Fish oil supplements may benefit your heart health, and they're often used during pregnancy. → Read More

How to Do Chin-Ups for Next-Level Strength and Muscle

The chin-up exercise is an advanced move, but you can modify it for every fitness level. Learn how to do chin-ups with these step-by-step tips and videos. → Read More

10 Reasons You Need a Panini Press — and the Best Ones to Buy

Find out all the many panini press uses, from making bacon to french toast to grilled vegetables and fruits — and then shop the best panini press brands. → Read More

The 6 Best Instant Pots for Your Budget and Cooking Needs

Here are the best Instant Pot models that are top-rated on Amazon, whether you're looking for a cheap Instant Pot for one or two proplr or a large instant pot. → Read More

The 9 Best Food Processors for Every Budget, Kitchen Size and Cooking Task

Starting at just $19.99, these best food processor brands make it possible to chop vegetables, whip up homemade hummus, baby food and more in no time at all. → Read More

The 7 Best Blenders for Every Budget, Household Size and Cooking Task

If you're looking to buy a blender, check out these best blenders that are top-rated and recommended by a dietitian, no matter what you're making in the kitchen. → Read More

The 7 Best Air Fryers to Make Delicious Fried Food Without All the Oil

Find the best air fryer brands for your cooking needs and goals. On this list: A budget air fryer for less than $50 and an XL version for hungry families. → Read More

5 Finger-Licking Chicken Sandwich Recipes — Under 500 Calories

Instead of ordering takeout, try these healthy chicken sandwich recipes you can make at home. Each has less than 500 calories — bun and toppings included. → Read More

5 Fluffy Breakfast Waffles With More Protein Than an Egg

Here's how to make protein waffles. From a cinnamon roll-inspired breakfast to a Greek yogurt waffle, these protein waffle recipes help you feel fuller longer. → Read More

6 Comfort-Food Dinners to Make in Your Instant Pot — All Under 500 Calories

Good for the soul and for your healthy eating plan, these Instant Pot comfort food recipes (like Instant Pot mac and cheese) will remind you of childhood. → Read More

5 Protein-Packed Plant-Based Breakfasts to Make in Your Instant Pot

These easy Instant Pot breakfast recipes pack 12 grams of protein or more. Try these pressure cooker breakfast ideas, from Instant Pot oatmeal to quiche. → Read More

Sparkling Tea Is the Antioxidant-Rich Drink You’ll Enjoy All Summer — Try 5 Brands Dietitians Love

Tired of your usual brew but still want those tea antioxidants? Try carbonated tea. These refreshing sparkling tea brands, like Sound and Minna, hit the spot. → Read More

Sip on These 9 Delicious, Low-ABV Cocktails Under 200 Calories

These low-alcohol drinks and low-calorie canned cocktails, from Spa Girl to Empower Cocktails, make happy hour fun and less likely to lead to a hangover. → Read More

How to Turn a Bag of Cherries Into 5 Savory Meals

Find out what to do with cherries —beyond adding them to pies and ice cream sundaes — with these savory cherry recipes, from sloppy joe to chicken salad. → Read More

How to Turn a Can of Coconut Milk Into 9 Comforting Meals, Snacks and Desserts

Canned coconut milk is affordable, shelf-stable and surprisingly versatile. Try these unique coconut milk recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert. → Read More

Spending Too Much on Food? Download These 6 Free Apps to Save Some Cash

Easily save money on groceries by downloading one of these free money-saving apps, such as Ibotta and Checkout51, and earn cash back or gift cards in a pinch. → Read More

Got Cooking Fatigue? Stock Up on These 7 Heat-and-Eat Meals Dietitians Love

Take a break from cooking and try heat-and-eat meal delivery services. These healthy pre-made meals (like Freshly and Veestro) require next to no prep time. → Read More