6 Cranberry Facts You Did Not Know [Video, Recipe]

6 Cranberry Facts You Did Not Know [Video, Recipe]

Thanksgiving is exactly 2 weeks away, and this means cranberry season! Here are some interesting facts and a fun video created by the good folks at How Does it Grow, a non-profit education initiative dedicated to promoting agricultural literacy. 1. … Continue reading

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Healthy Recipe: Oven Baked Chicken & Chickpea Meatballs

Healthy Recipe: Oven Baked Chicken & Chickpea Meatballs

As toddlers, my kids used to call these “chi-chi meatballs”, because it was too difficult to say “chicken and chickpeas”. One thing that was not too hard, was finishing them off. This is a fairly easy take on meatballs, using … 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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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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Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

Who Knew Black Lentils Could Taste This Good?

One of the coolest things that people discover when they begin to take a more plant-based approach to eating is the startling variety of legumes and lentils available. Black lentils are a recent discovery at Fooducate HQ, but have since … Continue reading

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Your First Recipe with Nutritional Yeast – Easy Pesto Casserole

Your First Recipe with Nutritional Yeast – Easy Pesto Casserole

This is a guest blog post by By Ginger Hultin, MS, RD, LDN. Nutritional yeast does not have the most appealing name and some people may confuse it with the type of yeast you use to make bread (baker’s yeast) … 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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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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