September 16, 2014

About Kati Mora, MS, RD

Kati is a registered dietitian with a background in general nutrition and weight management. As the co-owner of Around the Plate, Kati is excited to bring you relevant nutrition information that get's you excited about living healthy and eating happy. Kati graduated with her BS in Dietetics from Central Michigan University in 2006 and then obtained her Master's in Dietetics from Central in 2010. Kati is the proud mama of two little plates, Eli and Ben, who keep her busy and smiling... most of the time. You may also recognize Kati from her work as the Kellogg's FiberPlus(R) Wellness Advocate and as a contributing author for Diets In Review.

3 Must Have Kitchen Essentials for Perfect Fall Pancakes!

There is nothing better than a big heaping pile of hot pancakes served up on a cold fall morning.  Well, except for maybe having them for dinner too. To make a good set of pancakes though, you need a few helpful tools. Here are just a few of my personal favorites that make getting pancakes done […]

Help Us Open Another Healthy Kitchen Store by Supporting Our IndieGoGo Campaign

If you haven’t heard Aaron and I shouting it from the rooftops yet, you should know something BIG is about to happen. We’ve been eluding to it for the past couple of months, but now we can confidently say that soon you’ll be able to meet our team in person in not only one, but […]

The Role a Registered Dietitian Can Play in Eating Disorder Treatment

This past weekend I had the opportunity to participate in our community’s first National Eating Disorder Association Walk. It was a great opportunity to spread awareness and let individuals in our community know about some of the amazing programs and resources we have available to them. This, of course, included the nutrition education services we provide here […]

Classic Guacamole Recipe

“Did you know that avocados can act as a “nutrient booster” by helping the body to better absorb fat-soluble nutrients, such as alpha- and beta-carotene, from the foods they are eaten with? This month, enjoy the Classic Guacamole as you celebrate National Guacamole day on September 16th.” – Kati Mora, MS, RD Print Classic Guacamole […]

Celebrate National Guacamole Day with Us at a Google+ Hangout!

Although the avocado may not necessarily be a fruit you associate with fall, it is actually the perfect time to enjoy this versatile, nutrient-rich food. Actually, fresh avocados can (and should!) be enjoyed all year around yet September in particular is a pretty special time to celebrate the avocado and the fresh flavor it can […]

Grab Our September 2014 Calendar of Events

Curious about where our team will be throughout the month of September? Download our calendar and never miss a beat! Sign up for a class at thePlate Boutique located in downtown Mt. Pleasant, MI or head on over to one of the many community events we’re proud to be a part of this month.   […]

Peanut Butter Banana Bites

“Looking for a quick and easy after school snack? These peanut butter banana bites are so easy, kids of all ages can easily whip them together! But don’t let them have all the fun! Join in and see what sort of fun you can have together! Stack ‘em high, build a sculpture, get creative and […]

Let’s Get Back to School with a Healthy Lunch Giveaway!

If you haven’t heard school bells ringing off in the distance yet, rest assured that you soon will! Across the country, kids and parents alike are readying themselves or freshly embarking on a new school year. Stocking up on back to school supplies, shopping for new stylish clothes, and settling in for academic success are […]

Vanilla Pear Quinoa Granola

“A delicious gluten-free vegan granola. Full of protein, whole grains, and flavor!”  - Rebecca Pytell, Strength and Sunshine   Print Vanilla Pear Quinoa Granola Prep Time: 10 minutesCook Time: 30 minutesTotal Time: 40 minutes Yield: 6 servings Ingredients1 1/2 Cup Gluten-Free Rolled Oats 1 Cup Crispy Brown Rice Cereal 1/4 Cup Quinoa (rinsed) 1/4 Cup […]

Let’s Talk About that Powerful Healthy Eating PSA Video Making Its Rounds

Please note: The video embedded into this article may be triggering for individuals with eating disorders. It may also be upsetting for some of our readers to watch. Viewer discretion is advised.  If you haven’t seen the “Rewind the Future” healthy eating PSA video from Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta yet, its likely that you will. […]