Yummy & Nutritious Dessert Idea: Chia Seed Pudding

Yummy & Nutritious Dessert Idea: Chia Seed Pudding

This is a guest post by Elizabeth Lee, MS RD. Since preparing this pudding for the first time last year, it has become a staple in my fridge. This simple dessert has won many praises at an office potluck, wowed … Continue reading

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Sriracha Shortage? No Worries, Make Your Own Hot Sauce!

Sriracha Shortage? No Worries, Make Your Own Hot Sauce!

Sriracha hot sauce has reached cult status over the last few years. Now that the news of a potential shutdown of its manufacturing plant in Irwindale California has reached the public, there seems to be a mild panic in the … Continue reading

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Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

Meatless Monday: Sprouted Mung Bean Salad

This is a recipe we got from Registered Dietitian Vandana Sheth, who has a private practice in Southern California. Mung beans are one of the cheapest bean varieties to buy in bulk. Originally domesticated in Mongolia, they made their way … Continue reading

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Top 10 Must Have Spices and Herbs for Every Pantry

Top 10 Must Have Spices and Herbs for Every Pantry

Let’s admit it: one of the hardest things for people switching from fast food to home cooking is the bland flavor of home made dishes. After years of sugar, salt, and fat, loaded with a dollop of “natural and artificial … Continue reading

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Can Candy Be a Superfood? This Halloween, Try Kiwicha Candies

Can Candy Be a Superfood? This Halloween, Try Kiwicha Candies

This is a guest blog post by Manuel Villacorta, MS, RD, CSSD. Kiwicha, also known as amaranth or “mini quinoa” is a small pseudo cereal noted for its dense nutritional content.  Kiwicha has been farmed in Peru and other areas … Continue reading

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Homemade Granola So Easy & Tasty, You’ll Never Buy Packaged Again

Homemade Granola So Easy & Tasty, You’ll Never Buy Packaged Again

For the last 5 years my daily breakfast is 3 scoops of homemade granola, topped with plain yogurt and fresh diced fruit. I usually make a batch on a weekend, and it lasts for a week or so, serving my … Continue reading

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Peruvian Superfoods: from Pichuberry to Purple Potatoes

Peruvian Superfoods: from Pichuberry to Purple Potatoes

Fooducate friend and Registered Dietitian Manuel Villacorta hails from Peru. And his latest book, Peruvian Power Foods, highlights some very interesting and healthy foods from South America. The Andean mountain region is home to Peru, Bolivia and Ecuador. By now, most … Continue reading

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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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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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Food for the Teenage Soul

Food for the Teenage Soul

This is a guest post by Lior Torenberg, a high school senior and foodie. If you’ve ever been hungry and tired at the same time, then you might understand my frustration. If not, try picturing this: It’s nine-thirty PM, I … Continue reading

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