All posts by: Bonnie Taub-Dix

Don’t wait for a holiday to spark an upgrade to your daily habits. Whether it’s a slight modification in your everyday routine or a total makeover of one of your typical faulty practices, it’s never too late to put your best food forward and create...
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Zoodles have become wildly popular as a pasta look-alike that’s lower in carbs and higher in fiber, vitamins B6, C, and K aa well as riboflavin, folate, magnesium, potassium and manganese. As a pasta lover, I enjoy tossing in some whole wheat pasta along with...
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  There are so many delicious choices in the ice cream aisle. Ice cream is traditionally made with heavy cream, laden with saturated fat and cholesterol, and some premium types still contain as much fat per serving as a few pats of butter. But today...
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As a mom of three, I faced a few tough table-time challenges. One example that stands out, was when my middle son refused to eat salad. Can you imagine that…truly a nutrition nightmare for a nutritionist mom! I knew I had to think of a...
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  If you knew you could have stopped that balsamic vinegar from splattering on your favorite white sweater, would you have done something to prevent it from happening? And if you knew you were going to drive into a pothole, causing your tire to go...
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  What do you think of when you see or hear the words “New Year, New You?” I’ve seen (and written) many stories on this subject, yet there are times when I find those words offensive. After all, what’s wrong with the old you? Sure,...
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Around this time of year, my kids love when I pack my pumpkin muffins with lots of dried cranberries. Coincidentally…cranberries actually contain substances called PACs or proanthocyanidins, that help contribute to cranberries’ health benefits. PACs are unique naturally occurring compounds known as flavonoids, that have...
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Why did you choose the foods you ate yesterday? Let’s take a look at your breakfast: Did you scramble some eggs, put a slice or two of whole-grain bread in the toaster and brew a steamy mug of tea? Or, did your morning begin with a...
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Bruschetta (pronounced broo-skeda), is generally thought of as a savory Italian appetizer, welcoming the rest of your meal with Italian bread rubbed with olive oil or butter and garlic and topped with tomatoes. But since I’m kind of a recipe rebel, I like to think...
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Although Fall brings thoughts of apple and pumpkin picking, apples are in stores year round to help you enjoy these tasty treats during any season.  You can pour this batter into muffins tins or loaf pans but why decide…do what I do: I use the...
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