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Have You Been to Your Local Farmers Market Lately?

Take a look at what I got from today’s Farmers Market:   Have you found one in your town?  They’re not just on the weekends.  Every day of the week there is someplace, somewhere in RI where you can buy … Continue reading

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What Message Is Your Weight Trying to Tell You? (Plus a Spring Garden Update)

Just yesterday I was inspired by a post I read by Marc from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating called A New Way to Lose Weight:  Listen to It.  I find the concept quite interesting and wanted to share … Continue reading

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Baby Spinach and Kiwi Salad with Strawberry-Lime Balsamic Dressing

  My garden is not exactly something that has been on my mind the past few months.  However, once the calendar changed over from February into March and the sun enticed me out into my backyard, thoughts of seeds, seedlings … Continue reading

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Weird Meal Wednesday: Salad with Healthy Protein and Healthy Fat

Somehow the title “Leftover Fish, Avocado, Tahini and Teff Salad” didn’t sound too appealing.  But that is what it is.  Usually my favorite meals come out of a concoction of random leftovers from the fridge.  This lovely lunch consisted of:

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Countdown to the New Year: Day 4 of 6

Good morning! Hopefully you got some fruit yesterday.  So far we have the possibility of creating 3 new healthy habits for the new year:  Food journaling, switching to whole grains and enjoying fresh fruit.  If you’re feeling motivated, continue with … Continue reading

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A Few of My Favorite Things

As passionately as I promote “real” “whole” “actual” foods (you know– oats, apples, butternut squash, walnuts, etc, etc)  and as much as I like Michael Pollan’s advice to not eat anything your great-grandmother would not recognize as food, there are … Continue reading

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Meal Plans: Don’t Over-Think It

One of the common requests I get from patients is:  “I need a meal plan.” I have mixed feelings about these meal plans. Generally, as part of an initial assessment, I will help you come up with some breakfast, lunch, … Continue reading

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Kale Avocado Salad

  This is a knock-off from the kale avocado salad on the Whole Foods salad bar.  It’s a great way to eat raw kale, which we all know is one of the top nutrient-dense foods.  If you’ve been wanting to … Continue reading

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Spicy Spinach Hummus

This is a slightly different version of my Hummus in a Hurry for when you want to get your greens on.  The addition of cayenne and garlic make it nice for warming you up on these chilly winter days.  Bonus:  … Continue reading

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A Typical (atypical?) Lunch

Or…How to Build Your Own Salad How often do you make a salad into a meal?  It’s a delicious and nutritious way to use up leftovers and incorporate variety into your lunches and dinners.  Make it right and it’s super … Continue reading

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