An Eggplant Ratatouille Your Kids Will Love

An Eggplant Ratatouille Your Kids Will Love

If your kids are like mine, they may have enjoyed Ratatouille, the movie, but when it comes to actually eating a French vegetable stew, it’s thumbs down. Luckily, we stumbled upon a long lost family recipe that had all 3 … Continue reading

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Try This Strange Vegetable in Tomato Sauce

Try This Strange Vegetable in Tomato Sauce

Okra (known in other countries as bamia, bindi, ladies’ fingers, or gumbo) is an interesting vegetable. Popular in the south, but rarely seen in the rest of the US, this goo-filled green is considered a delicacy when breaded and deep … Continue reading

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Broccoli 2.0 – Enjoy the Stems

Broccoli 2.0 – Enjoy the Stems

Broccoli is one of the top symbols of healthy food, and has been for generations. While many of today’s children are being taught at an early age to appreciate the delicate broccoli florets, there is one part of this healthy … Continue reading

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The Greek Yogurt Kitchen

The Greek Yogurt Kitchen

Toby Amidor is a registered dietitian that loves her Greek yogurt so much that she dedicated an entire book of recipes to this Mediterranean wonder. Her new cookbook, The Greek Yogurt Kitchen, is out today. We asked Toby for a … Continue reading

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Slow Cooked Chicken with Brown Rice and Spices

Slow Cooked Chicken with Brown Rice and Spices

This is an easy recipe that can be prepared in less than 20 minutes, but requires a minimum of 6 hours in a slow cooker or low heat oven. The juices from the chicken blend with the spices to thoroughly … Continue reading

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Dinnertime Survival Guide

Dinnertime Survival Guide

Sally Kuzemchak is a registered dietitian, writer, and mother of two boys. She has a very hectic schedule, but she prepares a fresh dinner for her family every day. In our modern day society, that sounds almost impossible – she … Continue reading

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Feeling Hungry All Day Long? … Snack Girl to the Rescue!

Feeling Hungry All Day Long? … Snack Girl to the Rescue!

Lisa Cain, PHD, likes to snack. But she is also mindful of the dangers of processed foods. So she tinkers with tasty and healthy treats in her kitchen, and then she shares her creations on her blog – Snack Girl. … Continue reading

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3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

3 Green & Healthy Recipes for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Did you know that there are about 30 million Americans of Irish descent but only 4 million people actually living in Ireland today? Many of today’s St. Patrick’s Day traditions are actually Made-in-America, not Ireland. The … Continue reading

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5 Easy Ways to Prepare Tastier Brussels Sprouts

5 Easy Ways to Prepare Tastier Brussels Sprouts

This is a guest post by Amari Thomsen MS, RD, LDN. Don’t let past memories of tasteless boiled or steamed Brussels sprouts ruin this nutritious vegetable for you forever. These 5 easy and delicious ways to prepare Brussels sprouts will … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Trail Mix

Let’s Talk Trail Mix

A trail-mix can be the ultimate snack, with great taste and a good combination of all 3 macro-nutrients: protein, (healthy fats), and carbs. Unfortunately, in many store-bought versions, flavors skew too sweet and way too salty. Take for example this … Continue reading

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