Posts filed under: Recipes

Ingredients: ½ medium baked sweet potato ½ cup plain 0% fat Greek yogurt 1/2 cup almond milk ½  banana 1 teaspoon ground sweetened cocoa powder 1 teaspoon chia seeds 3 ice cubes Directions: Blend the above ingredients in a blender on a high speed. Makes...
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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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Back to school and back to the Fall usually means that when the outside temperature goes down…my oven heats up! Chilly and gloomy days call for a pick-me-up for the after-school crowd and that often means muffins are on the menu. So bake a few...
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These muffins are so easy to make…my kids even make them for me on Mother’s Day! They pair deliciously with cottage cheese, ricotta cheese or Greek yogurt to help you boost your breakfast by adding protein and calcium. If you happen to have any leftovers...
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Have you ever wondered where the saying, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” originated? Likely when an 1866 edition of Notes and Queriesmagazine published the saying: “Eat an apple on going to bed, and you’ll keep the doctor from earning his bread.” Eating apples may not...
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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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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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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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Whether it's cooking up some waffles or setting a DIY cereal bar filled with a variety of toppings, weekends in our home always meant something special was going on at breakfast time. ...
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