September 1, 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.

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. […]

We’re Celebrating National S’mores Day with a Balance Bar Giveaway!

Did you know that National S’mores Day is a real thing? It is and we’re celebrating! The fun team over at Balance Bar sent us a box full of S’more bars to enjoy on this food-inspired day which happens to take place August 10th this year. We also get to send a box to one […]

5 Fun Kid-Inspired Kitchen Activities to Kick Off Kids Eat Right Month

Healthy eating isn’t just for grown ups! In fact, learning how to eat well should begin at an early age. At least that’s what we believe here at Around the Plate and this August, Kids Eat Right Month serves as the perfect reminder to make nutrition a family affair. Although there are many different way […]

How to Eat Healthy From a Food Truck

Is there anything more fun than a food truck? From the creative and catchy names to the unique and flavorful offerings, food trucks are food fun at their finest. And although food trucks have always added an element of fun to both events big and small, modern food trucks are blending that fun with high […]

Corn and Tomato Salad

“Who says salad is just for lettuce? Mix up your salad routine with this corn and tomato salad alternative! A perfect option when fresh corn is in season, but also easily adaptable for quick and easy entertaining any time of year!” – Kati Mora, MS, RD   Print Corn and Tomato Salad Prep Time: 10 […]

Why J. Crew’s New XXX-Small Size Is a Dangerous Blow to Your Body Image

Just when you thought clothes shopping couldn’t get any more frustrating, clothing retailer J. Crew takes its vanity sizes to a new low with the introduction of its XXX-small size in the US market. In a recent press release issued by the National Eating Disorder Association (NEDA), President and CEO Lynn Grefe, stated “we are disappointed […]

What Dietitians Eat When Dining Out

Dining at restaurants is one of the most challenging situations faced when trying to make healthy eating decisions. Most restaurants just aren’t designed with healthy eating in mind. That’s why we asked a few of our favorite dietitians to share  with us what they eat when dining out. After all, they are the nutrition experts, […]