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Product Review: Tiger Nuts

Tiger Nuts! I wasn’t exactly sure what they were at first either. They aren’t nuts and they don’t have anything to do with wild cats.   Sorry Tigger! Tiger nuts are tubers (root veggies) and they are a fabulous source of  … Continue reading

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Recent JOB LOT Food Finds

Everyone is always looking for new food ideas, so here are my finds from a recent trip….  to Job Lot! Do you ever think of Job Lot when you think of food shopping?  I do!  While you’re obviously not going … Continue reading

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You CAN Set Yourself up for Healthier Eating: Are You?

How are you doing with making the kinds of food choices you want to be making?              It can be hard!  Good intentions are a fine start, but making it happen is what counts. We are surrounded by the convenience and … Continue reading

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Quick and Easy Meal Idea: Farm Fresh Spaghetti Squash Boat Topped with Chili and Cheese

I’m experiencing my annual mixed feelings about the weather changing.  The darker mornings and early sunsets are a reminder that summer is gone and winter is approaching.  I despise being cold.  But the chillier temps calling for leggings, sweaters and … Continue reading

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Virtual Grocery Store Tour Part Three: The Middle Aisles

By now I think you understand that, based on the products you see inside of it, the grocery store could care less about your health.  They are a business whose focus is making a profit.  They will stack bottles of … 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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Two-Ingredient Roasted Red Pepper Dip

  Just about everything I make is quick and no-hassle but this has got to be the easiest!!! It has two ingredients:  A 1 lb jar of roasted red peppers and 1 cup of cashews.           … Continue reading

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5 Freezer Staples

I remember a time when my freezer staples were ice-cream and Smart Ones frozen meals.  That was before I knew anything about nutrition! When you are striving to make healthy food choices, it helps to be prepared with a supply … Continue reading

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Teff: The Gluten-Free Grain You Haven’t Tried

….yet– but you should!  Bored of pasta, quinoa, brown rice, oats and amaranth?     Looking for something new, delicious and nutritious to add to your pantry?  It’s time to try teff.  Teff is one of the tiniest grains in the world … Continue reading

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