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January 23, 2019 66 min
Mandy and Taco have made a reservation for a double date with registered dietitians and bloggers Stephen and Elise Compston, who discuss how healthy eating helped ignite their relationship, the key to keeping your kitchen tasks balanced, and how they keep each other on the right track. EPISODE ANNOUNCEMENTS   If you and yours are looking to get into meal planning and track your nutrition, be sure to grab your free Bride & Couples Starter Guide eBook on our site!   Mandy and Taco are on the lookout for couples who live happily and healthily together. If you have a story of your own, email us at podcast@nutritionnuptials.com.   ABOUT STEPHEN & ELISE   Stephen Compston, RD, LD, CDE and Elise Compston, RD, LD are registered dietitians, partners in life and nutrition, and the Voices behind the blog Straight Outta Compston Kitchen. With their infant son Baby C—and another little one due very soon—they promote a varied and balanced diet that emphasizes good nutrition while still allowing for the occasional fun food. EPISODE HIGHLIGHTS   How food and nutrition brought Elise and Stephen together, why they clicked, and their whirlwind wedding. Moving in together and how honesty allowed them to avoid the little conflicts. Maintaining health at home through mutual encouragement and challenges. Why big eating and healthy eating can go hand-in-hand. How Straight Outta Compston Kitchen came to be and what Elise’s bucket list goal is. Balancing meal preferences and establishing a “leftover threshold” to keep everybody happy at the kitchen table. Elise and Stephen’s best tips for getting into meal planning. Working out shared cooking routines to keep both partners on an even keel. Why Stephen and Elise intend their blog to be for anybody. The challenges they’ve faced trying to maintain a healthy diet as young parents. RECIPES TO CHECK OUT FROM STEPHEN AND ELISE’S BLOG, STRAIGHT OUTTA COMPSTON KITCHEN   GROWN UP GRANOLA BARS   SUN DRIED TOMATO ‘CREAM’ SAUCE   BUTTERNUT SQUASH LASAGNA   DARK CHOCOLATE BLACK BEAN BROWNIES (GF, DF) FOLLOW STEPHEN AND ELISE COMPSTON   BLOG: straightouttacompstonkitchen.com INSTAGRAM: @straightouttacompstonkitchen FACEBOOK: Straight Outta Compston Kitchen   Have a question, story to share, or feedback on the show? Email podcast@nutritionnuptials.com   Join the Nutrition Nuptials Podcast VIP Afterparty on Facebook to keep the conversation going!   Meet Your Hosts, Taco & Mandy: Mandy Enright, MS, RDN, RYT is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and fitness instructor. She is the creator of the blog, Nutrition Nuptials, where she has been helping couples learn how to merge their lifestyles together and served as the inspiration for this podcast. Mandy is dedicated to helping teach people how to fit the foods they love into their lifestyle with an “all foods fit” philosophy. She is joined every episode by her co-host and husband, Taco. Taco and Mandy are active beach bums who live at the Jersey Shore and are always exploring restaurants, breweries, wineries, and perfect sunsets. You can check out their finds on Instagram by following #AdventuresOfTacoAndMandy.   Follow Mandy and the show on Instagram @nutrition_nuptials and on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube @mandyenrightRD     About the Show: Nutrition Nuptials is all about helping couples learn how to go from a “ME” to a “WE” when it comes to their household habits, particularly when it comes to nutrition, fitness, and overall wellbeing. The backbone of the story is the STORIES you will hear, because every couple has their trials and triumphs. Know that you’re not alone! Hear Taco & Mandy discuss stories they have experienced personally in their time together. And join them for their Double Date episodes when other couples join the show to share their experiences.  There’s laughs and learnings for all!   How You Can Support the Show: We love our listeners for taking the time to listen to us chat about couples-related matters.  In order to give you the best possible show, we have a few simple ways you can support the show and help spread the word. Subscribe to the Nutrition Nuptials Podcast on iTunes, Google Play, Stitcher, Radio Public and rate & Leave a Review of the show on your listening platform of choice so others can find and learn about the show Join our free Facebook community, Nutrition Nuptials Podcast VIP Afterparty to keep the conversation going after the show and connect with Taco & Mandy, along with our guests. Become a show supporter over on Patreon where you will receive exclusive access to Patreon-only content, discounts, giveaways and more
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