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    4 Healthy Holiday Swaps (That Save You 200 Calories Each!)

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    Cookies, peppermint bark, toffee, Sees candies, egg nog, pumpkin pie…just a few of our favorite things for the holidays! It’s no wonder we all want to cleanse, lose weight and exercise more in the New Year – we’ve just spent the past month eating a ton of sugar, alcohol and WAY too many calories. Whether […]

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    Goji berries, Kale & Acai berry are Non-Superfoods, Find Out Why

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    Goji berries, kale, and acai berry – learn why these so called “super foods” didn’t make the list of top 10 fruits and vegetables that help reduce the risk of chronic disease. What’s the #1 superfood? Here’s a hint: it’s often used as a soup garnish. According to the CDC, the following list of fruits […]

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    Grandma’s Russian Tea Cookies, with a Twist

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    Nothing reminds me of Christmas more than my grandma’s Russian Tea Cookies. She has been hosting Christmas Eve dinner for over 50 years and this cookie recipe has been around even longer. I decided to try my hand at her recipe with an added twist: fresh lemon juice and lemon zest straight from the lemon […]

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    Protein Pack Your Quinoa!

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    Hosting a dinner party, whether its 4 people or 40 people, is never an easy task. When it comes to the meal, keep it simple! This protein packed quinoa dish is great for a dinner party or everyday meal because when made in bulk, it makes a lot of servings (perfect for a large party […]

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    A New and Improved Lunch Classic: The PB & J

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    I’m inspired by my pregnant sister, who has been eating a lot of PB & J sandwiches the last few months. I rarely eat sandwiches for lunch, let alone a PB & J. I’m more of a chicken salad or “eating on the run” type of lunch diner but today I was seriously craving a […]

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    Top 3 Reasons Registered Dietitians Can Save Your Life

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    March 12th is National Registered Dietitian day! In honor of all my amazing dietitian colleagues, here are my top 3 reasons we will help save your health (and your life): Weight management: Working one-on-one with a registered dietitian allows you to receive expert knowledge regarding the most current science-based nutrition information. You will receive a personalized nutrition […]

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    Almond Meal: The Best Flour Alternative

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     Almond meal is a great substitute to flour and is versatile in many different recipes. It’s a great ingredient for those with celiac’s disease, gluten-sensitivities or if you’re simply trying to follow a low carbohydrate or Paleo eating plan. Added bonus: almond meal is a great source of protein and fiber! Almond Crusted Chicken Tenders Ingredients: […]

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    Simple How To: Garbanzo Beans–>Hummus

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      Garbanzo Beans are a great source of fiber, iron and protein and are most popularly known in the form of hummus. Hummus is very easy to make and is a great dip with vegetables, whole grain crackers or on salads. Here is my easy how to make cilantro garlic hummus: Cilantro Garlic Hummus     […]

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    Grain Free Rice! Cilantro Lime Cauliflower Rice in 7 Minutes

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    As unbelievable as it may be, I just got my first ever food processor! I couldn’t be more excited to make the infamous cauliflower rice and found a recipe using lime and cilantro. I made it my own and it was absolutely delicious – a dish the whole family will enjoy! Ingredients: (Serves 4) 1/2 […]

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    The BEST Healthy Treat Using Only 2 Ingredients

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    It’s simple! Chocolate + fruit = YUM. This Valentine’s day, make your sweetie a tasty treat that is heart healthy AND delicious. Only 2 ingredients needed. I opted to use both dark and white chocolate (because I love dark chocolate and my fiancé loves white chocolate). Dark chocolate has heart healthy antioxidants and when eaten […]

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