Recipe: Vegetable Noodles with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Recipe: Vegetable Noodles with Creamy Avocado Sauce

This is a guest post by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD. It originally appeared here I love noodles and I love vegetables. I think it’s safe to say, I love food! The other day I was in the mood for a … Continue reading

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Vocabulary lesson: We are CHOOSERS, not CHEATERS when it comes to food

Vocabulary lesson: We are CHOOSERS, not CHEATERS when it comes to food

This is a guest blog post by Sheah Rarback, RD and originally appeared here. On my last birthday, a number of Facebook greetings included the comment, “Go ahead and cheat — it’s your birthday.” I know what these well wishers … Continue reading

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12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

12 Money Saving Grocery Tips

This is a guest post by Megan Roosevelt, RD, LD. It originally appeared here There are a lot of reasons why people tend to be hesitant to shop for “healthier” grocery items. “Eating healthy is too expensive” is a common … Continue reading

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20 Most Healthy & Delicious Dishes from Restaurants Across the US

20 Most Healthy & Delicious Dishes from Restaurants Across the US

This is a guest post by Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CDN. As a registered dietitian, an important part of my job is to help people make healthier food choices. Though I encourage people to cook at home, I often focus … Continue reading

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Have You Been Mini-Sized?

Have You Been Mini-Sized?

This is a guest blog post by Carol Harvey, Director of food/nutrition labeling and product development at Palate Works. Imagine a front-of-package nutrition graphic on a dessert that shows only 106 calories (ignore for now the non-compliant lack of rounding to 110) … Continue reading

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3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

3 Thoughts About Organic Fruits and Vegetables

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg. The hype behind organic food is immense. While it was once limited to specialty grocery stores, it can now be found in virtually any grocery store (Walmart is the largest seller of … Continue reading

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Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Cooking

Ten Ways to Get Your Kids Cooking

This is a guest post by Katie Sullivan Morford, MS, RD. It originally appeared here. Last week I talked about teaching your kids to cook for both selfish reasons (so one day they’ll cook for you) and unselfish ones (your … Continue reading

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Preschool and Pop Tarts

Preschool and Pop Tarts

This is a guest post by Dr. Dina R. Rose You’ve grown a great eater…until he lands in daycare or preschool. That’s what happened to Michelle’s son. He was a shopping cart-riding/broccoli-gnawing tot until he got to preschool where he was … Continue reading

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Your Kids’ Lunch is Healthy, But What About Their Lunchbox?

Your Kids’ Lunch is Healthy, But What About Their Lunchbox?

This is a guest post by Jacqueline Linder, CEO of LunchBots. We put a lot of thought into what food to pack our kids for lunch, making sure they have a balanced, healthy meal with quality ingredients. But too often … Continue reading

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Lost Weight? 5 Ways to Keep it Off for Good

Lost Weight? 5 Ways to Keep it Off for Good

This is a guest post by Elisa Zied, MS, RDN, CDN. If you recently lost weight—even just a few pounds, or upwards of 20 to 50 pounds or more—chances are you’re enjoying the glory many of us feel when we … Continue reading

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