Yvette has a pretty simple philosophy: feed yourself well on the inside so you can live well on the outside. New Orleans native who has called Lafayette home for the past 10 years, she knows how important food is to the Louisiana life. Wife to a LSU football and duck hunting fanatic, mom to two busy girls, and mompreneur with her own business, keeping healthy and sane is essential to balancing the juggling act.  A graduate from Louisiana State University, Yvette is a registered dietitian nutritionist for Eat Fit Acadiana and creator of Foodspirations.  Her passion of inspiring women to show up and rise up, facing both the beautiful and messy pieces of life, embracing all they are, and putting the best version of themselves out in the world. 

So You Lost, What’s Next?

Dear LSU Football Team, This post is not for you. While you may have inspired it, you are the winners, and winners have nothing to learn from the losers. This is written for everyone else, this...

Let’s Get Real :: Holiday Food and Body Talk

Let me be frank. Nobody wants to hear about your diet or what you are eating or not eating during the holidays. And if you are raising children or around children (especially teens), they certainly don't...

Donating with Purpose and Intention :: Our Community Needs Us

I have a confession. I'm not proud to admit this, but when it comes to the fall food drive at my kid's school, I am usually rummaging through the back of the pantry to...

Dietitian Approved Resources for Raising Healthy Kids

When it comes to the topic of food, nutrition, and raising our children there is a lot of information out there and it can be overwhelming when trying to figure out where to start. This...

Mama, Jump In…

It was a Monday evening and officially the last night of summer. Our oldest daughter was hanging out with friends which meant it was just my husband, myself and our soon to be seven-year-old....

Healthy Festival Food Finds

It’s no secret that here in Louisiana we are in known for our food, festivals and love for our families. This weekend in particular kicks things into serious festival mode with Festival International happening...

Mocktails for the Modern Mom

Whether you are participating in Alcohol-Free for 40 Challenge, growing new life, or simply don't enjoy alcohol but still love fun drinks, here are some festive alcohol free recipes anyone can make and enjoy anytime...

Dear Marie, It’s Not You, It’s Me

Dear Marie, Confession - I’ve never read your book. But I need you to know it’s nothing personal. Actually, it’s your message of “sparking joy” as to why I gave your book away. Let...

Dear NFL, Mama’s Mad

I was in the Dome on Sunday; I saw it all go down. I walked out with 70,000 other stunned and silent Saints fans. Initially, I was sad and disappointed, but now - less than...

What’s With All These Self Help Gurus?

A friend recently posted something on Facebook “I struggle with anything “self help” because I go into it with a list of stuff I’d like to change / fix with myself then end up...

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