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Try a Unique Grilled Vegetable this Summer in 3 Easy Steps

Cabbage pieces

Step aside, cauliflower. It’s time to enjoy an equally tasty cruciferous crunch this season with cabbage. Cabbage may not sound like the most exciting food to grill, but a little olive oil, kosher salt and freshly ground pepper can work … Continue reading

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4 Ways to Get Your Fresh Fruit on This Summer

Watermelon kabob

Before I tried TOPS 28-Day Meal Planner earlier this year, I was a little unsure how I would manage the suggested servings of fruit for each day. Prior to the plan, I’d typically have fruit as part of breakfast and … Continue reading

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4 Popular Food Trends for 2019

This week, I’m excited to once again have registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Lori Lehnert as my special guest blogger. It’s no secret that nutrition is one of the hottest topics this time of year. Everywhere you go, from … Continue reading

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Not So Sure About Jogging? Try Plogging

(Updated April 11, 2019) During our workplace TOPS meeting last week, one member mentioned having a hard time exercising (like getting on a treadmill, for example) just for the sake of exercising. He likes the idea of getting moving for … Continue reading

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3 Things to Consider When Choosing a Meal Plan

Vegetables with Paper

March is National Nutrition Month® and is a great time to take a look at your meal plan. Maybe your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier didn’t quite pan out as you hoped, or maybe you’re ready to spring clean … Continue reading

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Going with the Flow

Go with the Flow

The other night, knowing that I wouldn’t be able to make my workout class the following evening, I had the ambitious idea to set my alarm for 4:30 AM to get up and ride my stationary bike for an hour … Continue reading

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A Delicious Twist on Zucchini

Zucchini Noodles

If you’ve read some of my past postings, you may have noticed that I kind of have a thing for veggies. And I don’t mean that in an “I-always-choose-carrot-sticks-over-potato chips kind of way.” Far from it. I still enjoy foods … Continue reading

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Waste Not, Want Not : How to Prevent Food Waste

Be honest. How much food do you end up tossing out every week? If you’re anything like me, you find yourself throwing away produce you had every intention of eating (but has since turned into a terrifying science experiment in … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Having a Healthy Tasting at Work

Maggie and Lisa cooking meatless

Whenever our at-work TOPS chapter needs a little pick-me-up, I like to plan a healthy tasting. In the past, we’ve made our own salsa, sampled unique fruits and veggies and even tried blended spinach in a smoothie. The above picture … Continue reading

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